Some events have been rescheduled and businesses closed due the threat of severe weather.
Constituents in Ward 1 turned out Thursday night at the Townsend Park Community Center for an informal meeting with the ward's councilman, Gene Taylor, city department heads and other city officials.
A federal appeals court has scheduled oral arguments in a child pornography case from Mississippi.
Adair, Adam, Agerton, Black ... The names behind the numbers behind the decision to lay off 68 city school teachers and support staff. The measure passed 4-1 at Thursday night's school board meeting, with board member Bruce Hanson casting the lone dissenting vote.
The Columbus Municipal School District closed the application process on Jan. 31 and received packets of information on nine candidates last week from the Mississippi School Boards Association, which was hired in July to conduct the search.
One of the area's leading aerospace developers commemorated a 200th milestone with a reception Thursday morning.
Every 35 seconds, someone in the United States attempts suicide. Every 14.6 minutes, one person succeeds. The state of Mississippi now ranks 19th in the country for suicides. And that number is climbing.
Mississippi State is the lead institution for a $3.5 million federal grant to help fund a center of excellence for transportation research.
A partnership between the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors and the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library continues to move forward. At Wednesday's board meeting, Board President Harry Sanders questioned the status of the project.
Call off the dogs, silence the sirens. It was all a hoax.
The Columbus Municipal School District will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss the ongoing search for a superintendent.
Arrests for 3-1-12.
Mckay named managing partner.
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The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm watch tonight until 9 p.m. for the Golden Triangle and much of central Mississippi. Strong storms are expected to move into the area during the night, producing damaging winds, lightning, hail and the possibility of a few tornadoes.
The Market Street Festival was allocated $15,000 by the board, which is $5,000 less than requested. On Tuesday, Main Street Columbus Director and Market Street organizer Amber Brislin said she was appreciative of the CVB's financial commitment.
The rain may have silenced the band, but the party didn't slow down. Mississippi State University celebrated the 134th birthday of the school on Tuesday with food, drinks, music, giveaways and a four foot tall cowbell cake in the Junction.
A routine traffic stop Tuesday by officers with the Columbus Police Department led to the arrest of two Columbus men and a juvenile.
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