Mike Tagert likened the current condition of Mississippi's highway and bridges to a leaking roof during his visit Tuesday to the Columbus Rotary Club at Lion Hills Center.
A host of educational and inspirational events have been scheduled to celebrate Black History Month at Mississippi University for Women.
Fencing is a game of distance. That was my main takeaway after I observed nearly two hours' worth of instruction at the Mississippi University for Women early Monday afternoon.
A Columbus school bus collided with a Ford Fusion on Main Street about 2:30 p.m. Monday.
While the Mississippi legislature debates a proposed $375 million project to repair the state's bridges and highways, Lowndes County will have to wait only until late spring to begin its work on improving county roads.
Authorities say a juvenile was behind a bomb threat that shut down the Columbus Walmart on Highway 45 North for a little less than an hour Monday afternoon.
A New Hope man was arrested last week for allegedly carrying a weapon on school property.
Severe weather may be heading the Golden Triangle's way.
It's February, and by this time of the year managers of dirt tracks around the state have finalized schedules for the 2016 calendar year. Save for Columbus Speedway.
Although the Legislature has been in session for two weeks, the real work begins today.
The Eugenia Summer Gallery at Mississippi University for Women will feature the artwork of artist and educator Ashley Chavis.
Despite an 7:30 a.m. start-time, eighth grader Coleman Morris used the adrenaline rush he knows well from his time playing football for New Hope Middle School in rallying with his peers prior to competing in the regional finals of the U.S. Department of Energy's National Science Bowl held at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science on Saturday.
The Commercial Dispatch took home 16 state awards over the weekend, including third place in the overall advertising excellence category for daily papers with circulation above 9,000.
The Columbus Police Department is asking the community to pledge money for a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspects who robbed a 10th Avenue South home in Columbus on the night of Jan. 11.
On Jan. 11, a small group of people gathered at a 10th Avenue South house in Columbus to watch the college football national championship game and place bets on which team would win.
At 6 a.m. Monday, the bridge over Magby Creek on N. Lehmberg Road will close for repairs.
A change to GED scoring qualifications means more than 600 Mississippians may retroactively pass the test.
Understanding the past is crucial for Ben Rosenkrans.
Community members looking to discuss ways to better the city have a fun-filled opportunity to do so next weekend.
A Columbus man has pleaded guilty to making a false bomb threat to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in November.
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