Blaine Garrard, 24, stands amongst the rubble of what used to be Sno Biz, the snow cone shack that had been in Columbus since the early 1990s.
The national average price of gasoline has hit a five-year low just in time for Christmas.
Although the steep drop in gas prices did not come early enough to factor into the city of Columbus' $4.5 million infrastructure improvement project, city project manager Robin Eastman says work is coming in on schedule and under budget.
The Lowndes County School District board will meet Monday to discuss a proposed bond issue that could allow the district to expand and renovate district facilities.
The junior class at West Lowndes High School did what it could to help the less fortunate this holiday season.
The monthly meeting was a matter of meters.
United States Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James spent Wednesday and Thursday with the 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base.
Columbus' Christmas-music caravan stops Sunday at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus for a Service of Nine Lessons and Carols.
Members of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau convened for the last time this year Monday in a decidedly festive setting.
The newest member of the Columbus Municipal School District board is resigning his post.
Kobe Bryant Strickland and his father, 41-year-old John Bryant, were involved in a crash along Highway 12 East on Saturday.
The Columbus city council approved one major change while rejecting another during Tuesday's regular meeting.
On Monday, a job listing at careerbuilder.com popped up stating the popular restaurant chain was looking to hire a manager for a location in Columbus.
Lowndes County supervisors agreed to put roughly $110,000 in money collected from the city and county schools back into its general fund to reimburse five Section 42 Housing property owners.
A Steens woman is dead following a one-vehicle accident Monday on Highway 12 in Lowndes County.
It's been nearly two decades since the Columbus Municipal School District made significant upgrades to its athletic facilities.
The Columbus Municipal School District has created a free after school program for students.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has reaffirmed the accreditation of Mississippi University for Women for another 10 years.
A Caledonia man died Saturday after his motorcycle collided with another vehicle on Highway 12 East.
Like most districts, the Lowndes County School District and the Columbus Municipal School District have been underfunded by the state over the past five years.
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