Last April, members of Mt. Vernon Baptist Church joined together for an evening of joy, hosting a unique prom in which 62 members of the special needs community were paired with student "dates" from the church youth group and nearby New Hope High School.
The Columbus Police Department is asking for the community's help in locating three suspects wanted for questioning.
There were no confetti showers of red, white and blue raining down on Columbus Tuesday night, no bunting dangling from windowsills or streamers hanging from downtown trees. By the time Mitt Romney took the stage in Boston to deliver his concession speech, a darkened hush had fallen over our slumbering city, with the chill night air punctured only by the lone rumble of a passing train.
As Columbus officials wait patiently to hear from the U.S. Department of Justice on the status of its redistricting plan, the city council Tuesday officially adopted a resolution to establish polling and voting precincts during Tuesday's council meeting.
As people around the nation gathered to hear results from the presidential election Tuesday night, the Caledonia Board of Aldermen waited for news of another kind -- the findings of their 2010 full-scope audit.
The following are unofficial election results from Lowndes County as provided by the Lowndes County Circuit Clerk at 10:00 p.m. Tuesday.
The lunch crowd has thinned at Trinity Personal Care Home in Columbus and all that remain is a group of five friends who have gathered on the couch to talk, gossip and remember with fondness the way life use to be.
The ball is now in the City of Columbus' court as the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Monday voted to give $100,000 in additional funding to the Columbus Soccer Complex.
They are an exclusive cadre: Only two percent of the youth who join the Boy Scouts of America become Eagle Scouts. Over the past century, more than 2 million have earned the coveted silver wings.
In a position usually occupied by District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks, District 4 Supervisor Jeff Smith took District 1 Supervisor and board president Harry Sanders to task during Monday's board meeting.
Applications are due next week for organizations interested in joining the Columbus Municipal School District's fight to bring high school dropouts back into the classroom.
After more than a month of hard feelings, the City of Columbus is getting over it. The "it" in question is some ill will between city and county officials, fostered by a derogatory remark made by a high-ranking county board member.
Work has finally started on a long-planned, multi-million-dollar project for the Columbus Riverwalk.
More than a century ago, Chattanooga, Tenn. architect Reuben Harrison Hunt designed the building that would become the crown jewel and pièce de résistance of Mississippi University for Women.
The Kroger parking lot was jam-packed Friday afternoon and the smell of hamburgers wafted through the air as hundreds of people waited in line to buy a Mugshots hamburger.
Columbus High School was on lock- down Thursday after a student brought a handgun onto the campus.
Nearly 500 Columbus employees were at risk for losing their jobs earlier this week after DynCorp lost its seven-year contract at Columbus Air Force Base.
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