The Columbus City Council approved plans for a Dec. 5 strategic planning retreat to be held at the Plymouth Bluff Center. Phil Hardwick, project manager at the John C. Stennis Institute of Government and Community Development at Mississippi State University, will facilitate the retreat.
Lowndes County supervisors approved a request Tuesday from Columbus Mayor Robert Smith to donate the county's interest in the Old Tombigbee River bridge and property west of the river to the city.
A Nov. 4 public hearing has been set for a $3.8 million tax increment financing plan for infrastructure improvements on what will be two new hotels going up near 18th Avenue North and Sixth Street North.
By the end of this week Brandon Presley, the public service commissioner for Mississippi's northern district, will sign an order allowing Caledonia to change the rate at which it charges customers for water.
A Columbus teenager has been charged as an adult for allegedly selling cocaine and carrying a concealed weapon.
An upcoming review of Starkville's sidewalk and landscaping ordinances is delayed until February after Community Developer William Snowden was placed on unpaid medical leave for six weeks Tuesday.
Ron Maloney has left his post as the Golden Triangle Development Link's vice president of economic development for West Point and Clay County, Link CEO Joe Max Higgins confirmed Tuesday.
Starkville Police Department charged Joe Mitchell Gillespie, 26, with robbery after he turned himself over to authorities Monday.
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