Advisors with Immanuel Christian School are looking forward to changes in the upcoming school. From the possibility of new athletic facilities to a new headmaster, advisors say the school is primed for growth.
Maranatha Faith Center Pastor Steve Jamison sees the $5.15 billion settlement from Anadarko Petroleum Corporation as a major turning point in the 15-year fight his East Columbus church has led to remediate the contamination from the Kerr-McGee site and protect the safety of those who live near it.
For years, the approach of Easter meant to trip to the local co-op or feed store to buy an Easter Chick. In recent years, however, the practice of buying live chicks as Easter gifts has fallen into disfavor in some quarters.
A Columbus woman has been convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison without parole for the stabbing death of a West Point in 2012.
The short-term goal is to get new signs for the Columbus Soccer Complex. The long-term goal is to add fields.
The Columbus Light and Water Board of Directors tabled a proposed five-year work plan for water and sanitary sewer improvements Thursday.
The Columbus Municipal School Board rejected a request of almost $2 million dollars from interim school superintendent Edna McGill, a move that could prevent students from having the proper textbooks for the 2014-15 school year.
The Columbus Police Department is looking for a new chief. Mayor Robert Smith said Chief Selvain McQueen relinquished his vehicle and uniform late Thursday afternoon and announced his retirement.
County and city leaders are taking measures to increase safety and reduce speed on roads near churches and residential areas.
The Lowndes County School District is taking steps to ensure that every child is reading on his or her grade level.
A Hamilton woman has been arrested and charged with embezzling from the Walmart in Columbus.
Lowndes County supervisors Tuesday granted a 10-year tax exemption to Eka Chemicals for an $11.65 million expansion of its facility off Nashville Ferry Road.
Columbus councilmen Tuesday passed a resolution of intent to issue a $5 million capital improvement bond. That means that within the next 30 days the city must publish advertisements notifying citizens of its intention to raise taxes in order to pay back a $5 million loan aimed at improving infrastructure in Columbus.
Mississippi University for Women President Jim Borsig told Columbus Rotarians Tuesday that a dramatic increase in degrees awarded is an indicator the school is on the right track.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week this week through April 19.
Before a 1.1 mill tax increase for a capital improvement bond issue is set in stone, the city of Columbus must publish a notice of intent four times. City leaders could vote to issue the notices at the regularly scheduled council meeting today.
For the first time in the history of Mississippi elections, voters will need some form of photo identification to cast a ballot during June 3's federal congressional primary.
A fourth teenager has been arrested for making bomb threats.
The Mississippi Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments Monday in Jackson in two firing discrimination cases from Lowndes County.
1. Columbus police chief McQueen retires COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus School board won't go 'buy the book' COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Settlement brings new hope for Kerr-McGee cleanup COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Columbus L&W eyes new 5-year plan COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY