The Columbus Building Department issued only eight single-family residential building permits in 2010, marking possibly the worst year ever for new home construction in the city.
While work has begun at the site of the KiOR plant in Columbus, the company has yet to secure a contract with a refinery that would process its synthetic crude oil -- and free up $75 million in state loans.
Three weeks before Columbus' first public meeting to discuss the comprehensive plan, a city planner is in office.
The latest qualifiers for Lowndes County elections include a former judge and a community recruit.
When a group of women living at the Recovery House visited the Greater Columbus Learning Center, volunteer George Courington was surprised by the socioeconomic diversity of the group.
A former Marine who fondled his 11-year-old niece was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison with five years of post-release supervision.
The family of a local man "caught in the crossfire" in a deadly downtown bar shooting remembered him as a loving fiancÚ and son in the wrong place at the wrong time.
A 17-year-old Columbus High School student's car was sideswiped as she crossed an intersection today, sending her car crashing into a Columbus school bus carrying two students.
Lewis Mallory Jr., chairman and CEO of Cadence Bank, plans to retire from the company after the sale of the bank to a private equity firm is completed, the company said in a release.
Bond was set at $3 million for a California man charged with two counts of murder in a shooting at the Elbow Room Lounge in downtown Columbus early Wednesday.
A Lowndes County jury today found a 26-year-old former Marine guilty of fondling his then-11-year-old niece.
On the cusp of purchasing its new office space, the Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau has hit another snag.
Columbus Light and Water plans on spending about $4 million on new "smart" meters to meet new Tennessee Valley Authority requirements.
Columbus Light and Water is putting together a large incentives package to lower energy use before a Tennessee Valley Authority billing switch.
The second victim of a deadly downtown shooting died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle after suffering at least three gunshot wounds.
A California man is in custody today for an early morning shooting at the Elbow Room Lounge in downtown Columbus that left one man dead and another in critical condition.
Living history made its way through Columbus Tuesday as five former Negro league baseball players made the rounds.
Columbus moved one step closer to expansion Tuesday night.
Columbus Municipal School District is one step closer to joining only 10 other school systems in the country to offer the full range of International Baccalaureate programs.
When Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't writing books, researching astrophysics or appearing on television, he's traveling around the U.S., giving lectures and speaking to America's youth.
1. McDill, popular artist and craftsman, dies at 33 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Boykin files federal suit against Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Downtown shooting injures one COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Columbus child struck by vehicle COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Stansbury looks to jettison lake lease STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY