Residents in the Golden Triangle gave $309,676 to national campaign efforts this election season, according to statistics from The Huffington Post's Fundrace website.
More than 1,000 taxpayers in Mississippi and 2,000 in Alabama have unclaimed tax returns. Nationwide, the IRS is looking to deliver $164 million in refund checks to 111,893 people because of mailing address errors, the IRS reported this week.
After months of campaigning, Place 3 judge candidates are entering the final stretch leading up to the runoff election Tuesday.
A Columbus man faces felony charges of assaulting a police officer by smashing a window in his face.
A Columbus woman was shot in the back Friday night in south Columbus.
The state has given Columbus Light & Water permission to forego $15 million in facility upgrades that would have increased the city's sludge output.
The Thanksgiving holiday is the heaviest traveled holiday each year, according to the American Automobile Association. Some need-to-know info to help you on the road and in the air:
Thanks aren't the only thing that will be given on Thursday. Multiple groups and churches will offer free meals. Several will deliver. And all will try to find a place for eager volunteers.
Holiday travel, like the economy, is picking up this year, which could mean more traffic and longer waits at some airports for Thanksgiving travelers.
The Columbus Kiwanis Club is reaching out to the Columbus Boys and Girls Club, in light of its international organization partnering with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. Wednesday, Columbus Boys and Girls director Steve Moody talked to Kiwanians at the Country Club about the youth center's offerings.
Hundreds of teachers left the Mississippi University for Women campus rejuvenated Wednesday afternoon, after the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link's Educators are Essential program.
A 21-year-old man was found guilty of aggravated assault and armed robbery Wednesday in the 2006 shotgun-shooting of a then-83-year-old man near the Lee Home.
Columbus and Lowndes County learned some hard truths Wednesday during a visit from an economic development firm which specializes in site selection.
In an uncertain banking atmosphere, Renasant Bank hopes to establish its stability in Columbus.
A 26-year-old Caledonia man was charged Tuesday with firing several shots at three people on Oct. 24 after an argument at the Elks Lodge club.
Martha Mann has been director of Columbus Air Force Base's Child Development Center for the past 16 years, working through a time when child care was more like baby-sitting.
After about 45 minutes of deliberation, a jury returned a not-guilty verdict in the sexual-battery trial of a former head of security at Columbus Air Force Base.
The City Council split 4-2 Tuesday as it voted to grant $50,000 in state funds to the Seventh Avenue Revitalization Program.
Two men were suffered minor injuries after crashing their car Tuesday during a high-speed chase through downtown Columbus.
Lowndes County School District is moving forward on plans to improve its central office on Highway 45 South.
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