The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors Wednesday approved the agency's fiscal year 2012 budget of $1.53 million.
The following people were arrested in Oktibbeha County from Sept. 20-25, according to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office report the following felony arrests:
By next Christmas, Columbus could have a shiny new package to unveil -- an upscale hotel in the heart of downtown. It's an idea people have bandied about for years: Demolish the Gilmer Inn -- along with its sometimes colorful reputation -- and clear the slate for a boutique chain hotel with historic charm and modern amenities.
Gov. Haley Barbour is scheduled to tour the Golden Triangle Regional Landfill on Thursday where local officials will be building an operation to capture methane gas to produce electricity.
Monique Whitfield started feeling pain in her lower back and stomach sometime Tuesday morning. Could this be the onset of labor, she wondered, or was it kidney stones acting up again? "I didn't know," Whitfield admitted.
In hopes of solving the three recent homicides to occur over a five-day span, the city of Columbus will open its wallet.
Change is afoot at the West Point/Clay County Growth Alliance, with President Jeff Rowell filing his resignation last Wednesday and Martha Allen, director of community development and Main Street, submitting her two-week notice Wednesday.
Testimony in Leslie Sharp's murder trial Wednesday provided forensic details of the fatal injuries of Christopher Cole, the man Sharp says she shot in self-defense.
Eyewitnesses Tuesday rehashed details of the shooting death of Christopher Cole during the opening day of testimony in Leslie Sharp's murder retrial.
It was created by citizens, for citizens. It was touted as a potential catalyst for commercial growth in an underdeveloped sector of the city. So why did it bomb Tuesday?
Optimism that Starkville's justice complex bond referendum would pass Tuesday sank when the first two precincts reported.
Emergency response personnel responded to a one-vehicle wreck that occurred Tuesday afternoon on the Main Street exit ramp off Highway 82 East.
Harvey Myrick is the final name filling out the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board roster. Lowndes County Board of Supervisors President Harry Sanders made the selection last Thursday after he and Columbus Mayor Robert Smith came to a compromise.
John Bell, Severstal executive vice president and manager of operations, was remembered Tuesday for both his passion to the steelmaking industry and his dedication to his colleagues during his tenure at the company.
Columbus police arrested Jamie Clyde Sullivan, 29, of 947 New Hope Road in Columbus, and charged him with sexual battery Tuesday.
1. Ex-office manager arrested for embezzlement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY