You can tell Patricia Southerland is new. The walls in the recently hired city planner's office are bare. The furniture is sparse.
HOOVER, Ala. -- A motel in Hoover where four young women died in January has received permission to reopen about 30 rooms.
Mississippi University for Women's grounds and facilities will get some extra attention at the first Campus Day of Service hosted by the Town and Tower Club Friday.
Seventh Street North was shut down for several hours Friday while Columbus Light and Water crews repaired a fire hydrant that was struck by an SUV Friday.
The Columbus Police Department called in assistance from Columbus Air Force Base and the Tupelo Police Department Friday night in response to a bomb scare.
A local developer agreed Friday to sell 118 acres of sludge disposal land south of the city to Columbus Light and Water for almost $1 million.
After 43 years at Omnova, Gene Gore of Columbus has put in more than enough time to retire. And with six children and 12 grandchildren, he has enough reasons to compel him to do so. But instead of resigning to a life of leisure and bouncing grandbabies, Gore mans the union hall across Yorkville Road from the Omnova plant.
Lowndes County has relocated an East Columbus polling site.
Three candidates from widely different backgrounds and experiences are facing off Tuesday for the newly created Place 3 16th Circuit Court judge position.
Following a brief bout of negative news at the local level, the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link is making national headlines for the right reasons.
Mississippi's jobs picture remained largely stagnant in September with the start of the school year giving the only real boost to non-farm employment, the state labor department reported this week.
Columbus Light & Water representatives are expected to meet with a local developer today to offer him almost $1 million for 118 acres south of the city.
Allegations of political bias have been leveled at the organizers of the Seventh Avenue Heritage Festival.
With chilly temperatures expected over the next week, Columbus officials are once again stressing the need of winter safety.
A group of Columbus High School freshmen recently visited the Mississippi University for Women Art Department to make bowls for a local soup kitchen. Using a potter's wheel to mold the clay, the students' fun activity was part of a worthy cause, but the field trip was about more than just art appreciation. It was more about college appreciation.
A Mississippi State University political expert is predicting a win for Republican challenger Alan Nunnelee in the 1st Congressional District, since incumbent Democrat Travis Childers no longer has the luxury of running alongside a popular presidential candidate.
Caledonia is getting an extension to Ola J. Pickett Park. All that remains to be seen is how.
A decade ago, most special education students got little preparation for the real world. They were tucked in a classroom, away from their peers, and little was expected of them. Often, that was a self-fulfilling prophecy.
As recently as 10 years ago, if you told someone to copy and paste, the appropriate response would have involved paper and glue. Today, copy-and-paste is widely known computerspeak. But copy-and-paste is doing more than complicating the English language. It's blurring the lines between original work and plagiarism.
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