The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors' monthly meetings could become bi-monthly. A recommendation to amend the organization's by-laws ordering directors to meet every other month will be on the table during today's meeting.
Motorists driving on Highway 45 in Columbus may pass an unusual sight Wednesday -- hundreds of high school students carrying a glowing cross down the side of the road.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors authorized county fire services coordinator Sammy Fondren to explore a co-op with volunteer fire departments in eastern Oktibbeha and Clay counties that would provide fire services in Mayhew.
A Columbus drug roundup put 13 people behind bars Friday with police still searching for 36 more. Chief of Police Selvain McQueen said the roundup, titled "Operation Three Choices," went well. "It was part of an initiative to make Columbus a better place to live, to work, to visit and to play," McQueen said.
They couldn't get it in the boat. This was last Sunday at midnight. Ben Mask and his father, Wayne Mask, and their friend, Dusty Kelly, had caught it a couple of hours earlier, about 10 p.m., in Tibbee Creek in Clay County: a 620-pound alligator.
Lowndes County residents living outside of Columbus will see a millage decrease when the 2013-14 fiscal year begins in October.
Oktibbeha County supervisors approved a $29.63 million operating budget for the upcoming fiscal year that provides an across-the-board, 3 percent pay raise for full-time employees and allocates monies for East Mississippi Community College capital improvement projects.
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