Lowndes County residents will go to the polls Tuesday to vote for or against a proposed $44 million bond issue for capital improvements throughout the district.
Teen-aged girls can be persistent. Sometimes, fathers can be, too.
Approximately 69 Columbus third graders are facing the possibility of being held back after the state Department of Education released the passing requirements for the first statewide reading test Friday.
Gov. Phil Bryant couldn't have asked for a better Friday.
Dr. Doris Taylor told Mississippi University for Women graduates Saturday learning should not stop once they complete their degrees.
This weekend, children all over the country will celebrate their mothers by sending her a card, making her a gift or just spending extra time with her.
State Rep. Esther Harrison's re-election campaign actually began when she qualified in January, but she held a kickoff event Thursday in the Lowndes County Courthouse to officially hit the ground running on the homefront.
ACR Coach owners have offered apologies and more to New Hope High School baseball players and parents following a Tuesday night hitch in bus service.
Around 300 students will march onstage at Rent Auditorium on Saturday to receive their diplomas at the commencement ceremony at Mississippi University for Women.
A Columbus man has been named to the Mississippi Professional Educators Board of Directors.
The grand opening for the Hitching Lot Farmers' Market is Saturday.
Trooper John Mark Dickerson receives the Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop G 'Trooper of the Year' award from Columbus Exchange Club president Elizabeth Johnson at Lion Hills on Thursday.
Lee Boyd has either played or coached baseball almost his entire life. But the New Hope High School head coach never experienced anything like what he saw Tuesday night.
One-hundred and fifty years ago on May 8, Union troops entered Columbus and effectively freed the remaining slaves.
The Columbus City Council neither discussed or acted on Mayor Robert Smith's street paving proposal during the council's regular meeting Tuesday.
Today's the day for roughly 750 public school third graders in Columbus and Lowndes County to find out if they will be in fourth grade next school year.
Sixty-two students from Clay, Lowndes, Noxubee and Oktibbeha counties have been selected to be part of a new regional high school's inaugural class.
The Caledonia board of alderman were addressed Tuesday by Lowndes County School District officials, who wanted to convince the town to buy into the proposed $44 million bond issue being voted on Tuesday.
A group hoping to bring a charter school to Columbus is not submitting an application to the Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board this year.
The president of the Mississippi Center for Freedom of Information is crying foul after he says Columbus officials endorsed an action without public discussion or a public vote.
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