Recent crime has revived an all-but-forgotten institution in Columbus: The neighborhood watch.
Columbus' Xavier Fairley, who helps people realize their fairy tale dreams in his new career as a carriage driver, is a bit of a Cinderella story himself.
Home and church tours, special events and more during the 71st Spring Pilgrimage.
Organizers are expecting up to 20,000 people to participate in Columbus' Spring Pilgrimage this year. Events kick off today, with home tours and Blues Around the Block, featuring music and catfish and shrimp po boys, at the Tennessee Williams Home and Welcome Center on Main Street. And the show will go on, rain or shine.
Hard work and a commitment to quality resulted in a Crawford child care center becoming one of the most highly-rated programs in the area.
The Hitching Lot Farmers' Market Committee announces the 2011 Giant Possum Town Yard Sale to be held Saturday, April 16, from 7 am until noon at the corner of Second Avenue and Second Street North in Columbus.
The 21st annual award-winning history project will be presented by Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science students during Columbus' annual Spring Pilgrimage March 28-April 9.
An annual rite of spring is just around the corner. The 61st annual Junior Auxiliary Charity Ball will take place Saturday, April 2, at Trotter Convention Center.
Lowndes County schools are testing one of three teacher evaluation instruments for the state Department of Education. When one is selected, it will be used as a pilot in select areas of the state to gauge teacher effectiveness.
Locally, teacher evaluations are used mostly to map out plans for improvement. In districts in other parts of the county, they easily can translate into a teacher losing his or her job.
Fans of Tennessee Williams hit the road Saturday in Columbus, crisscrossing town for a series of birthday events honoring the playwright.
Shavannah Cotton, who has been without a steady job since 2005, echoes a common refrain among local job seekers: The jobs just aren't out there.
After shooting down one of two German fighter planes, World War II double ace Alwin Max Juchheim Jr. ran out of ammo. So, he used his wing to knock off the other plane's fuel tank.
The Omnova strike, which has dragged on for the better part of a year, could end with the strikers walking away from the company many of them have worked for their entire adult lives.
Lawmakers are targeting the 28 percent of Mississippi motorists who are uninsured.
The Tennessee Williams centennial celebration continues Saturday with a gala and auction/birthday party at the Rosenzweig Arts Center in downtown Columbus.
U.S. Marshals have arrested a 23-year-old Columbus man for robbery after receiving numerous tips through Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers.
A statewide interactive video conference Friday will bring experts on genealogical topics to County Extension offices in the Golden Triangle.
Local and private legislation to add three members to the six-member Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board passed the Mississippi House of Representatives today.
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