The Columbus-Lowndes County E-911 fielded a total of 6,781 calls in July, according to a monthly report to the E-911 board of commissioners Tuesday.
"This is an incredible plan," Earl F. Gohl, federal co-chair for the Appalachian Regional Commission, Tuesday said of the Golden Triangle Industrial Park.
Parents and faculty at Immanuel Center for Christian Education are rallying around the family of a Columbus man killed by an alleged drunk driver.
Columbus police are investigating a five-day rash of burglaries, including several at high-profile public locations like the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle.
Administrators at American Eurocopter in Columbus were relieved when they found out Sean O'Keefe, CEO of EADS North America, survived a Monday night plane crash in Alaska that killed five people, including former Sen. Ted Stevens.
After waiving some municipal court fines earlier this year, city officials are considering another amnesty program just for those with outstanding parking tickets.
The president of Caney Fork Restaurants says the Columbus location may return.
A plane carrying nine people -- including former Sen. Ted Stevens and CEO of defense contractor EADS North America Sean O'Keefe -- crashed in southwest Alaska, killing five people on board, authorities said Tuesday.
The Columbus City Council Monday agreed to postpone further consideration of annexing any areas into Columbus until the city's budget for next year is completed.
Two Columbus Municipal School District schools were recognized by the Federal Highway Administration Monday for "exceptional human environment stewardship."
Annunciation Catholic School has quietly been putting up some impressive numbers for years. But we're not talking sports statistics. These are SAT scores.
An argument between juveniles likely resulted in a shotgun shooting Sunday in Columbus, said police spokeswoman Terrie Songer.
For the second time in a year, a restaurant located at 528 18th Ave. N. in Columbus has closed. A sign posted on the door of the Caney Fork Restaurant, formerly Santa Fe Cattle Co., read: "Due to an unresolved dispute with our landlord we have been forced to close."
Jessie Maree Powers, 25, is teaching English in a small village in northern Kazakhstan, as a member of the Peace Corps.
After working overtime, dressed in camouflage, to stake out the Riverwalk for the past three weeks, Columbus police officers have arrested three juveniles for spray-painting the old Highway 82 bridge.
More than 200 people gathered Sunday to watch the groundbreaking of First Baptist Church's new activities building and fellowship hall at 3000 Bluecutt Road.
Sweat slid down Kelley Perrigin's face and formed a droplet on her nose at the Fitness Factor on Saturday morning. She curled the dumbbells in her hands, alternately bringing them up toward her face.
The Columbus Air Force Base increased its payroll and annual expenditures in the 2009 fiscal year, pumping $287 million into the local economy, according to an economic impact report released Friday.
Lowndes County School District's first day back to class Friday went smoothly.
The 13th annual Artesia Days festival was all about community and, in Artesia, educated children are the future of the community.
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