A year ago, Rob Swindol opened The Elbow Room, a well-known downtown Columbus bar dating back to the 1950s that had been closed a while.
The tree that took three lives along Officers Lake Road late last month is no more. Lowndes County road crews cut it down nearly two weeks ago.
A new catfish restaurant is opening in Columbus.
Catfish & Chords Fish House will be located at 2222 Military Rd -- the old home of Rub's Pub, which closed last year.
Columbus, meet your youngest movie stars.
Scarlett and Summer Atkinson went to Jackson on Wednesday to film a scene or two for "The Hollars," a feature film being made in the capital city.
Lost Pizza Company is coming to Columbus.
Elizabeth Gwin, a spark of a woman whose passion for helping others burned for more than a century and led her to become a trailblazing Girl Scout and one of the most cherished, enthusiastic Mississippi University for Women alumna, has died.
She was 105.
Johnny Stokes said it made him sick to his stomach when he heard about it.
"This is something we all love," he explained. "You never want to see someone lose their life doing something we love, especially a young guy like that."
Starkville recently lost two restaurants: Bojangles and Three Little Pigs. The buildings that housed them won't stay empty long, though.
Kroger officials say the remodeling project underway at its Columbus location will be complete "prior to the holidays" this year.
Hobby Lobby will be open for business in Columbus on Monday, August 11.
The doors will open at 9 a.m. that day, according to Vincent Parker, the retail chain store's spokesperson.
There are no Bojangles Famous Chicken and Biscuits left in the Golden Triangle.
The Golden Triangle has its first homegrown beer.
SweetGum Brewing Co. is slated to have its first brew on local shelves by the end of September, according to co-owners Ed Dechert and Cameron Fogle.
Severstal Columbus will be formally sold by the end of the year.
Steel Dynamics Inc., an Indiana-based steel producer and metal recycler, announced this morning that it has agreed to purchase the Lowndes County steel plant from Severstal.
MACON -- An old machine gun with an unknown past sits in City Hall and no one can say for sure how it got there.
West Point is getting a Captain D's.
Mayor Robbie Robinson said this week the seafood eatery chain is slated to open in early August, though weather may push that timeframe back, as construction crews have been forced to work around rain recently.
The Social Security Administration office in Columbus is back open after closing for repairs in the wake of the April 28 tornadoes that struck Lowndes County.
A new bar is coming to downtown Starkville.
The Guest Room is slated to open next month. It will be located in the refurnished basement of Restaurant Tyler, which is located at 100 E. Main St.
The words of James Joyce going into West Point homes over the airwaves. The poems of Samuel Taylor Coleridge crackling through the speakers of a car in Columbus. The tall tales of Mark Twain heard at night across the prairie.
That is the vision of one Lowndes County man.
The Mississippi Development Authority confirmed Thursday that KiOR, an alternative fuel company that in 2011 built a $218 million facility in Columbus, did not make its latest scheduled loan payment to the state.
Main Street in Columbus has a new tenant.
The law firm of Crowell Gillis & Cooper is now located at 322 Main St.
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