As the last tourists exited the doors of the antebellum homes featured during Columbus’ 70th Annual Spring Pilgrimage, organizers and owners are gradually settling back into a normal routine following almost two weeks of receiving visitors from other states and countries.
After hearing from representatives of the city of Columbus and Lowndes County, the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors is faced with a decision: Give them $400,000 to repair the old river bridge, or not?
Photos from the Columbus Spring Pilgrimage Block Party, The Link Business After Hours at Tampico Bay and an exhibit opening at Columbus Arts Council.
Freda Dismukes, 46, had more than 15 years experience working in upper retail management when she decided to make a career change.
Columbus Police are on the lookout for a suspect in an armed robbery incident Saturday night at a local convenience store.
While administrators are working to boost enrollment and have raised tuition, budget cuts expected for Mississippi University for Women in coming years will be too steep to offset, school officials said Friday.
A 22-year-old woman was sent to Baptist Memorial Hospital–Golden Triangle early Saturday with cuts to her face following an assault at the Elk’s Lodge.
The probation of Robert Warren Triplett Jr., a Lowndes County man who faces child pornography charges, was revoked April 8.
There’s just a few weeks left in the city’s amnesty program for outstanding municipal court fines. And officers are still serving warrants.
Where does food come from? The Hitching Lot Farmer’s Market invites the community to see for themselves.
A three-vehicle accident Thursday night on Main Street in Columbus sent three people to the hospital.
The Lowndes County supervisors Thursday voted to ask the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau to pay $400,000 to restore the old river bridge, echoing action earlier this week by the City Council.
Columbus got a taste of Italy this week. Or is it the other way around?
The Tea Party must look for conservative candidates, Bryan Fischer, director of issue analysis for government and public policy for the American Family Association, told an audience of about 50 people at a Tax Day rally on the steps of the Lowndes County Courthouse.
There will be a dedication to Mississippi author and Columbus native Tennessee Williams at Mississippi University for Women’s Fant Memorial Library on today at 4 p.m.
First District U.S. Rep. Travis Childers announced $475,302 in Recovery Act funding for Grenada and Lowndes Counties.
In 2005, lawmakers voted to add a third judge to the 16th Circuit Court to represent Noxubee and Clay counties. But, so far, only one person has qualified for the seat in the upcoming election.
Columbus Fire Chief Ken Moore has been named a task force leader for 2010-12 by the Mississippi Department of Homeland Security.
Friday is the last day to return 2010 Census forms by mail. The U.S. Census Bureau will accept all census forms mailed on or before April 16, after which Census Bureau workers will visit individual households to collect the data.
The state’s spending of federal dollars is not “sustainable” for the future, Treasurer Tate Reeves Wednesday told members of the Columbus Kiwanis Club.
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