The Columbus City Council clarified how it intends to handle engineering services during Tuesday's regular meeting. After a month-long period of ambiguity regarding the future of Neel-Schaffer as the city's engineering services provider, the council voted 4-0 to reappoint the firm on as "as-needed" basis.
A Monroe County man will spend the rest of his life behind bars after pleading guilty to the robbery and murder of a Lowndes County business owner.
The fate of the vacant Lee Middle School property is a step closer to being decided. The Columbus Municipal School District will host two open houses at the end of September.
Bond monies could be used to acquire land, update infrastructure, construct facilities or develop planning for future Golden Triangle Development Link-recommended projects.
The 10th annual Caledonia Days is a little more than two months away and organizers say plans for the two-day fall festival are falling into place.
For many years, doctors have been wringing their hands as more and more U.S. children grew fat. Now, that may be changing, with the first evidence of a national decline in childhood obesity.
With several swipes from the arm of an excavator and a smattering of applause from spectators, demolition began this morning on the Cleveland house where three women were held captive and raped over a decade.
A Swedish inventor's experiments with a new power source for electric cars caused a bomb scare that paralyzed parts of the Danish capital, Copenhagen, for three hours on Tuesday.
Between Lowndes County school and board of supervisors funds, $402,330 will have to be repaid to Weyerhaeuser, a wood manufacturer with an area plant, as a result of an inaccurate tax rendition by the company's recently acquired tax firm.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith is set to discuss the city's engineering services during tonight's city council meeting at the municipal complex.
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