The Mississippi Horse Park will host the fourth annual Lucky Dog Barrel Race on Saturday through Monday.
An artist's workshop will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge.
Columbus Air Force Base has cleared the air with the National Weather Service.
The first couple of days of Pilgrimage has already attracted out-of-towners, including foreign media.
Jim Borsig is staying in Columbus. Borsig announced at Mississippi University of Women today that he will remain the university's president. He was slated to become Mississippi's new higher education commissioner next Wednesday.
Rapides Parish officials want to do their part to facilitate location of the American Specialty Alloys plant to a site near Pineville.
This year, 90 women and 20 children from Columbus Air Force Base are volunteering with the Columbus Spring Pilgrimage.
A Mississippi State University search committee charged with finding the school's next vice president for student affairs announced four finalists will be interviewed this month.
During an otherwise routine meeting on Tuesday, Columbus City Council split on who to appoint to the Municipal Election Commission.
The Mayor's Eighth Annual Unity Picnic will be held Saturday at Columbus Riverwalk Park from 4 to 8 p.m.
The Caledonia Board of Aldermen approved upgrades to ballpark field lights and law enforcement arsenals Tuesday.
I spent yesterday afternoon wandering through Southern antebellum houses and chatting with costumed hosts and hostesses of all ages on the Columbus Spring Pilgrimage's first home tour of the year.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department Narcotics Unit arrested 12 suspects recently as part of a year-long investigation into illegal drug activity in Columbus and Lowndes County.
Absentee ballots for the May 12 special election for U.S. Congress, District 1, are now available at the Lowndes County Courthouse.
Parents of a New Hope High School student-athlete have filed a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights alleging the Lowndes County School District is not providing equal access to athletic opportunities for both male and female students.
Conflicting ideologies on infrastructure upkeep and the existing tax burden on residents again clashed Monday as supervisors continue balancing complaints about Oktibbeha County's road system with the board's financial restraints and an ever-growing work list.
Workers have begun constructing a new 15-acre, $40 million student housing project along Blackjack Road that will eventually house about 800 residents.
It's been 18 years since Lex Jackson purchased Jackson Square Shopping Center on Highway 45 in Columbus.
Rain or shine -- most likely rain, according to the forecast -- the Columbus Spring Pilgrimage will kick off its 75th year today with its first tour of homes and a kickoff party featuring crawfish at a shrimp boil.
1. SPED parent speaks at school board meeting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus police chief retiring at year's end COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local toy drives, fundraisers still short of goals COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Commission delays decision on Lipscomb House demolition COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. County OKs franchise agreement with MaxxSouth STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY