On a recommendation from interim Superintendent Dr. Martha Liddell, the Columbus Municipal School District's Board of Trustees Monday voted to hire an additional security guard for Columbus High School.
Local attorney and former district attorney candidate Steve Wallace has been granted a continuance in Lowndes County Justice Court until July 31.
Columbus will play host to the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) annual state conference Thursday and Friday.
The Columbus Planning Commission Monday unanimously approved a rezoning request and a permitted-use request.
After two weeks of home tours, carriage rides and other activities, the 72nd annual Columbus Spring Pilgrimage came to a close Saturday.
Mississippi University for Women is gearing up for homecoming next weekend, celebrating its 128th year of educating women, as the state's first public college for women, and its 30th year of educating men. Campus organizers have planned a jam-packed calendar of events April 20-22, encompassing a wide gamut of interests, ranging from music to sports.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System will celebrate National Library Week April 8-14 with several special events.
As Christians around the world observe Easter today, the congregation of one local church took time to reflect on not only what it means to be a believer, but also on the way an annual tradition has deepened their spiritual journey.
You couldn't have ordered a more perfect Saturday to kick off this year's Hitching Lot Farmer's Market. Though the morning started off chilly, temperatures warmed quickly, drawing veggie lovers and bargain hunters out in droves to shop and visit with old friends.
Construction and renovation projects, totaling more than $23 million, are underway at Mississippi University for Women as the college works through the midpoint of its 20-year master plan.
Following a midday Thursday drug bust, authorities removed nearly two and a half pounds of pure cocaine off the streets of Columbus.
he little apartment on Southside's Avenue B was packed with people Thursday afternoon.
March 15-April 3, 2012
Area arrests for the week of 4-2-12
The power of Mississippi University for Women's campus alert system became clear to President Dr. Jim Borsig when he saw a text message tapped out on an iPad and sent as a test alert to more than 3,000 students, faculty and staff -- all within a matter of seconds.
A banner on the window at Cal-City Grocery announced the longtime Caledonia landmark's impending reopening, but those plans were dashed during Tuesday night's Board of Aldermen meeting, when the store's new owner announced he would not be coming to town after all.
After publicly blasting Public Works Director Mike Pratt and his department at the March 20 Columbus City Council meeting, Ward 2 Councilman Joseph Mickens took a more civil approach to discussing the Public Works Department Tuesday night.
Pushcart Prize nominee Michael F. Smith's debut novel "Rivers" has been acquired by Simon & Schuster in a World English rights deal and is scheduled for release in the summer of 2013.
For the past few years Mississippi University for Women students have participated in managing stock portfolios for the Tennessee Valley Authority as part of its TVA Investment Challenge.
1. Murder, arson trial begins for Lowndes teen COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Shifting to local: Coffee shop rebrands after getting new owner COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY