The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees announced awards for teachers and administrators of the year Wednesday.
Oscar Lewis III will begin his duties as chief of the Columbus Police Department on Friday, Feb. 19, according to a statement released by the mayor's office Wednesday.
Columbus resident Jeremy Shanklin, 24, of 504 Avenue B, has been arrested and charged with robbery.
Mississippi University for Women's 2016 International Series will begin its focus on Japan with Tadaharu Yamamoto, president of Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, presenting the talk "Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi and Cross-Cultural Communication."
The Columbus City Council approved a $46,400 quote for an emergency repair to the North Lehmberg Road bridge during its Tuesday meeting.
The four candidates for the Ward 5 City Council seat have each been invited to speak Saturday at the Mississippi Derby Tea Social.
Federal authorities have taken a Columbus Middle School educator into custody after a grand jury indicted the teacher on charges of aiding a methamphetamine ring.
Around 45 pictures by nine photographers representing five years of Catfish Alley Magazine will be on display at the Columbus Arts Council in downtown Columbus this month.
Mike Tagert likened the current condition of Mississippi's highway and bridges to a leaking roof during his visit Tuesday to the Columbus Rotary Club at Lion Hills Center.
A host of educational and inspirational events have been scheduled to celebrate Black History Month at Mississippi University for Women.
Fencing is a game of distance. That was my main takeaway after I observed nearly two hours' worth of instruction at the Mississippi University for Women early Monday afternoon.
A Columbus school bus collided with a Ford Fusion on Main Street about 2:30 p.m. Monday.
While the Mississippi legislature debates a proposed $375 million project to repair the state's bridges and highways, Lowndes County will have to wait only until late spring to begin its work on improving county roads.
Authorities say a juvenile was behind a bomb threat that shut down the Columbus Walmart on Highway 45 North for a little less than an hour Monday afternoon.
A New Hope man was arrested last week for allegedly carrying a weapon on school property.
Severe weather may be heading the Golden Triangle's way.
It's February, and by this time of the year managers of dirt tracks around the state have finalized schedules for the 2016 calendar year. Save for Columbus Speedway.
Although the Legislature has been in session for two weeks, the real work begins today.
The Eugenia Summer Gallery at Mississippi University for Women will feature the artwork of artist and educator Ashley Chavis.
Despite an 7:30 a.m. start-time, eighth grader Coleman Morris used the adrenaline rush he knows well from his time playing football for New Hope Middle School in rallying with his peers prior to competing in the regional finals of the U.S. Department of Energy's National Science Bowl held at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science on Saturday.
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