Nothing brings competitors together like the threat of even bigger competition. Among the crowd of different furniture manufacturing representatives at Mississippi State University's Franklin Furniture Institute on Wednesday, that seemed to be the sentiment. About 75 people from furniture companies, suppliers and industry trade organizations from Mississippi and seven other states met to discuss current challenges.
Local restaurateur John Bean Thursday was recognized for his contributions to the community when he was awarded the Columbus Exchange Club's highest honor, the Golden Book of Deeds.
Attorney General Jim Hood has asked the Mississippi Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling that former Gov. Haley Barbour's late-term pardons were valid.
Investigators with the Columbus Police Department are searching for leads in a Thursday night shooting.
It's the political cure-all for high gas prices: Drill here, drill now.
Only two of Columbus' six City Councilmen were ready to terminate Public Works Director Mike Pratt on Wednesday.
Higgins discusses West Point agreement, development updates
The West Point School District is considering an abstinence-only program for its students, in compliance with a state-mandated directive for all school districts to offer sex education.
Arrests for the week of March 19, 2012.
Prudential Starkville Properties is pleased to announce several awards for outstanding achievement.
The following associates from RE/MAX Partners were recently recognized at a statewide awards luncheon held in Jackson.
Dr. Henry L. Laws II, a Columbus native, has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award of The Southeastern Surgical Congress.
Ceco Building Systems President Roger Burlingame announces that Shawnna Romans has joined the Ceco Building Systems division staff as marketing director.
Brunini Grantham Grower & Hewes PLLC has been named as the Benchmark Southern Regional Appellate Law Firm of the Year 2012.
Pryor & Morrow Architects and Engineers, P.A. has announced the promotion of Jose Guadalupe Arellano, AIA as a principal in the Columbus office.
A couple of Lowndes County businesses have been recognized for supporting their employees, who are in service to the country.
Columbus' public works director was criticized Tuesday, when members of the Columbus City Council alleged he misused city property.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood confirmed Tuesday to The Associated Press that he has hired former Attorney General Mike Moore and others to handle the state's claims against BP PLC stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
2. Romney's MSU visit at full capacity STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Ecolab reducing Columbus workforce COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Tenn-Tom museum set to open next month COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. 2 events get partial funding from CVB COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY