A $2.11 million classroom-addition project at Caledonia schools is on track for completion before students return to classes in the fall.
A facelift for the New Hope soccer field is scheduled to begin in the next two weeks.
The City Council voted Tuesday to rescind more than half a million dollars in budget amendments, some of which may be illegal.
The six candidates for Lowndes County School District Superintendent of Education will square off to answer questions April 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Nissan Auditorium at Mississippi University for Women.
Long-standing dissension between Mississippi University for Women administrators and an estranged alumni group reached a peaceable accord Saturday, and the next two months involve a flurry of paperwork as Mississippi's First Alumnae Association and the MUW Alumni Association prepare for their July 1 merger.
Months later than planned, the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau has finally moved into its new downtown office space.
As he recalled the faces of friends he saw killed in combat, tears traced the wrinkles of World War II infantryman Robert Mims' sun-dried cheeks.
Local utility companies announced Monday they were joining with the Tennessee Valley Authority to push energy efficiency in the state.
Local law enforcement agencies reported the following felony arrests:
Friends and well-wishers are invited to a casual gathering at the Columbus Riverwalk Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. to remember the late Ean Evans of Columbus.
That dreaded date on your calendar has arrived: Today's the last day to file your federal 2010 tax returns.
Tamaka Jones has two personas. During the day, she is a businesswoman. A native and current resident of Columbus, Tamaka owns and manages a thriving beauty shop called Salon 220.
Volunteers showed their civic pride Saturday when they "sweeped" Columbus clean through various service projects throughout the city.
As he demonstrated the fine art of casting Saturday, fly fisher Mel Waxham described his passion for what he called his "full-time hobby."
Drivers across the region are feeling the impact of escalating gasoline prices, but there's a bit of good news: Industry experts don't expect summer prices to be as bad as many have feared.
Bringing an end to a bitter four-year conflict, the Mississippi University for Women's estranged alumni organization agreed Saturday to merge with the official alumni association.
The Houston-based holding company that acquired Starkville-based Cadence Bank last year has assumed control of a Birmingham, Ala.-based bank closed Friday by the FDIC.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for southeastern Clay County and northern Lowndes County, including Columbus, after a funnel cloud was spotted near Tibbee Friday evening. Minutes later, a warning was issued for Oktibbeha and Noxubee counties.
A series of tornado warnings were issued for Golden Triangle counties Friday afternoon as severe weather moved through, but aside from flooded roadways, the area was spared serious damage.
Lowndes and Clay counties were placed under a tornado warning shortly before noon Friday, as conditions showed a tornado was possible along a line from Highway 82 northeast toward Caledonia.
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