State Auditor Stacey Pickering spoke Tuesday at the meeting of the Lowndes County Republican Women.
Kabir Karriem announced Monday his candidacy for District 41 state representative.
Of the $1.1 million worth of textbooks the Columbus Municipal School Board of Trustees has voted to purchase in the last six months, $34,547 currently stands as a waste.
Three Columbus councilmen have qualified to run in county and state elections this year and if they are declared winners they would be forced to vacate their council posts mid-term.
Less than a week after addressing the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees, the Golden Triangle Development LINK made the same pitch to Columbus city schools Monday night.
A Columbus event that honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for nearly a decade is no more, but the city will have several events to celebrate the message of the civil rights icon.
Every junior and senior attending Lowndes County high schools will have the opportunity to take the WorkKeys Test beginning in March.
The race for Lowndes County sheriff has become a three-candidate affair less than a week after qualifying for county elections began.
Lowndes County School District board members have decided to postpone a district-wide vote on a bond issue expected to be worth $39.9 million.
This week, the average cost of a gallon of gasoline in Mississippi dipped below the $2-mark.
As Lowndes County resident Candi Knight stood in her front yard Thursday morning and watched fire ravage her home of 13 years, she had some comfort in knowing both she and her husband, Steve, were safe.
The Columbus Municipal School District will receive $159,610 worth of credit for $506,000 worth of textbooks ordered in May.
Plans are in the works for the construction of a 14-mile pathway that will connect Riverside Park to Columbus Air Force Base.
The inaugural Columbus Christmas Tree Bonfire proceeded as planned Thursday night despite frigid temperatures that surely kept many would-be spectators from attending the event.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith's vision is for the city to be one of hope, choice and opportunity.
Columbus has hired Mike Anderson of Decatur as the new director for Trotter Convention Center.
Teresa Miller, a corporate communications specialist with the Tennessee-based chain, has confirmed that the restaurant "has plans to join the Columbus business community."
Columbus councilmen voted Tuesday during a lengthy executive session to suspend two members of the city's police force without pay for violation of police department policy.
The city of Columbus has collected almost 100 trees for its Christmas tree bonfire planned for Thursday evening, Mayor Robert Smith said on Tuesday.
The company filed for Chapter 11 reorganization last year, with plans for controlling shareholder and financier Vinod Khosla to buy what's left of the company.
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