The Columbus city council will discuss and have the option to approve a firearms ordinance, as well as a social media policy, during its meeting this afternoon at the municipal complex.
Only 32 teams participated in this year's Coaches Cup, the first time the end-of-the-season youth soccer tournament has been held in the Friendly City. Although 50 teams were expected when the city first secured the event last year, officials say there is silver lining in the small number: It gave Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority and the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau an opportunity to get everything right during their first year as hosts for the tournament.
When the Columbus Municipal School District begins the search for a permanent superintendent, board members will have to come together, according to an official with the Mississippi School Board Association. Dr. Mike Waldrop, director of the MSBA, spoke to board members Monday night during their monthly meeting.
Documents show Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins amended a resolution Monday that could ban electronic devices -- smartphones, tablets and laptops -- to now only prohibit the public from bringing cellphones into aldermen meetings effective Dec. 3.
C Spire ceremonially broke ground Monday on a $20 million data-processing facility at Mississippi State University's Thad Cochran Research Park.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department is searching for the man responsible for robbing a gas station over the weekend.
Columbus mayor Robert Smith's annual Thanksgiving luncheon honoring Columbus and Lowndes County's senior citizens will be held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday at the Trotter Convention Center.
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