The Columbus-Lowndes Development Link wants to do more than usher in new business and industry. The chamber of commerce and economic development merger wants to welcome newcomers to the area.
The City Council made six appointments Tuesday to the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority and the Historic Preservation Commission.
A 65-year-old Columbus woman died at the hospital Tuesday afternoon following a head-on collision on Highway 45 at 18th Avenue North.
Hope Community Church pastor Bo Jeffares cradled a cup of coffee at Beans and Cream in the Brickerton shopping center Monday afternoon and talked about his vision for his church and the downtown area.
According to open meetings experts, the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau illegally closed its April session to discuss two issues that should have been discussed openly.
Investigations into a rash of auto burglaries have netted three arrests.
A Columbus High School staff member is in stable condition at Baptist Memorial Hospital- Golden Triangle after collapsing Monday morning around 9:30 a.m. in the school gymnasium.
The C-Town Cares concert Sunday at the Riverwalk drew more than 1,200 people and raised more than $15,000 for Smithville tornado victims, according to event organizers.
Monday afternoon, 68-year-old William Nance pumped $10 worth of gas into his pickup. At $3.96 a gallon, $10 in mid-grade fuel doesn't go as far as it used to.
Amid accusations of playing "politics" with taxpayers' dollars, the Convention and Visitors Bureau voted to fund three festivals Monday and against funding a southside family reunion.
When former Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director James Tsismanakis cleaned out his old office earlier this year, he was a little too thorough.
Sales at this year's Market Street Festival totaled more than $159,000, bringing in $11,160.63 in tax collections. And that's just "the tip of the iceberg," according to Main Street Columbus Inc. Director Amber Murphree Brislin.
The process to decertify the union affiliated with Columbus' Omnova plant is moving forward. And members of Local 748-L plan to fight the decertification until the end. Union members plan to contest plans to take a decertification vote from the more than 100 workers hired to replace them.
A 24-year-old New Hope woman has been charged with the statutory rape of a 14-year-old boy in Lowndes County.
An early attempt to dismiss Leslie Sharp's murder trial went nowhere Monday.
Some much needed road work is coming, but not everyone at Monday's Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors meeting was satisfied with the county's progress.
It takes a certain amount of derring-do and old-fashioned chutzpah to schedule a picnic on Friday the 13 -- especially in springtime Mississippi -- but after an action-packed week of celebration, staff members and guests of Windsor Place nursing home weren't about to let superstition or Mother Nature dampen their fun.
This summer, Lowndes County will join 39 other Mississippi counties with drug courts in place.
2. New Hope statutory rape case to go to grand jury COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Woman charged with child exploitation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Shooting victim in stable condition after weekend incident STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY