The invitation is out for Oktibbeha County to join the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link. Link Executive Director Joe Max Higgins said Monday he would be happy to talk with officials in Starkville about a partnership.
The county's economic development agency survived another attempt Monday to cut its budget. The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board discussed the possibility of reducing funding for the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link in favor of adequately funding community festivals.
JACKSON -- Annunciation Catholic Church in Columbus and the Old Byhalia High School Auditorium have been awarded Community Heritage Preservation grants. The grants were announced Monday by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Brother, can you spare a whole bunch of dimes? Organizers of festival grants appealed to the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors Monday for festival grant money to help their events.
JACKSON -- A Hinds County judge will hear arguments from Attorney General Jim Hood who is challenging dozens of pardons issued by former Gov. Haley Barbour.
A 19-year-old man is being held in connection to a Friday-morning burglary. Davanta Hayden was arrested Friday morning on Mill Street after police received a stolen-property tip, Cpl. Donnie Elkin said. Charges are still pending and could be issued on Monday, Elkin said.
Mayor Robert Smith didn't mince words: Columbus has a crime problem, and he and the City Council are determined to do whatever it takes to eradicate it.
Adversity is going to make Leslie Frazier stronger. The Columbus native certainly experienced a fair share of setbacks and change in his first full season as head coach of the NFL's Minnesota Vikings.
Bluecutt Road is expected to see $1 million in improvements in the coming months. The City Council Tuesday approved a plan to widen the turning lanes at the intersection of Bluecutt and Military roads, where Huddle House is located, and at Bluecutt and Seventh Street North, near Heritage Academy.
The city of Columbus is moving forward on the renovation of the historic Highway 82 bridge across the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway into a pedestrian walkway.
The Golden Triangle Regional Airport authority got good news Friday about the airport's safety rating. Authority executive director Mike Hainsey said last week's inspection yielded no discrepancies -- the third consecutive year the airport has gone unblemished through the process.
Students from Columbus Middle School and Columbus High School raised $1,700 last week to bring cheer to children fighting cancer.
She first fell in love with words, then French living, her husband and finally, Columbus. Poet Elizabeth Simpson's body is quite comfortable in the Highlands home she shares with her husband, Claude.
The Columbus-Lowndes Development Link posted first-quarter figures that show the economic development agency is on target for income.
West Point and Clay County are the newest members of the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link. The Link board voted unanimously to add West Point and Clay County to its economic development portfolio at today's quarterly meeting.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office reports the following felony arrests. Unless otherwise noted, arrests are by the sheriff's office.
The first meeting of a proposed approach to regional government included ideas on pooling resources to benefit the three counties and county seats in the Golden Triangle.
U.S. marshals and the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office are searching for two convicted sex offenders wanted for failing to register with the state's sex-offender registry.
The city of Columbus is discussing ways it can improve its growth and aesthetics during the next year. At a city work session Wednesday morning, City Planner Christina Berry shared with Mayor Robert Smith and city council her vision for 2012.
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