Any public funding of a planned health and wellness center is at least a year away. In the meantime, Dr. Rick Young, president of East Mississippi Community College, hopes to drum up interest in the project, which he hopes will have regional appeal.
A domestic jungle in Oakdale Park is making the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors lose its collective patience.
WEST POINT -- A former Clay County Circuit Court clerk was found not guilty Tuesday of embezzling almost $5,000 in fees paid to the court.
The 43-year-old man who chased a woman from her house with a sword Saturday has been arrested in Columbus.
The Columbus City Council had already made up its mind to grant Janet Morris a zoning variance Tuesday night.
U.S. House Republican leader John Boehner will campaign for congressional candidate Alan Nunnelee in northern Mississippi on Thursday, signaling the GOP's intense effort to win back a seat it lost in 2008.
In a compromise with the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link, the city's Convention and Visitor's Bureau board voted 8-1 Monday to decrease the group's funding by $19,000.
Times are tough when the city sets a record for sales tax revenues and just breaks even.
A Columbus business owner will ask once more for permission to build a shoe store on Warpath Road at tonight's Columbus City Council meeting.
Columbus and Lowndes County will participate in the Annual Statewide Tornado Drill on Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. conducted by the National Weather Service.
As the air chills, many Golden Triangle residents are bracing for a winter of discontent with their utility bills.
North Mississippi's congressional race is turning into a multimillion dollar contest as Democrats work to hold onto the seat they won in 2008 and Republicans try to reclaim it.
Lowndes County supervisors will decide soon if there's anything left to salvage of the 62-year-old former health department on Military Road.
Columbus police are on the lookout today for a 43-year-old man who kicked in the doors to a woman's house and bedroom and chased her with a sword.
Monthly fuel costs this month are down 5 percent from October, saving customers between $3.50 and $7 on their bills, according to the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Two women suffered non-critical injuries Friday after their cars collided on Bluecutt Road in Columbus.
From the creation of the Negro National League in 1920, the country's first black professional baseball players were forced to deal with adversity on a daily basis.
Counting down to the Nov. 2 1st Congressional District election, Republican challenger Alan Nunnelee is touting Lowndes County as an example of what can happen under the right federal leadership.
Just two and a half years into his tenure as 1st District Representative, Travis Childers is comfortable letting his record speak for itself.
Owning a home may be part of the American dream, but that dream is facing hard realities in Columbus and Lowndes County.
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