The city and county's tourism board has a full nine members for the first time in nearly 16 months. The newest member of the Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Trustees is Thomas "Tango"
Mississippi University for Women's students, faculty and staff look to raise awareness and provide encouragement for women and men who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence on Tuesday.
Caledonia Elementary School was designated Friday as a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School, one of just two Mississippi schools to earn the prestigious honor and the only public school to achieve the distinction.
The firm that assisted Columbus officials with the city's recently approved annexation will discuss redistricting with councilmen Tuesday.
Party with a purpose. That, Kabir Karriem said, has been the theme for Seventh Avenue Heritage Festival during its 32-year history.
The raid, which took place Friday, was the result of a five-month investigation conducted by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department Narcotics Unit.
In the last hours of her life, Oranjula Shanklin did what she did best: She made her mother laugh.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that GTRA was one of 16 airports that had been awarded funding from the Small Community Air Service Development Program for local air service needs.
The Columbus Lowndes Parks and Recreation Board has received 16 applications for the department's executive director position.
Lowndes County supervisors appointed three members to the Golden Triangle Development LINK Executive Committee during their meeting Monday.
A fire at Jamestown Square townhouse claimed the life of an 11-year-old girl this morning.
Mike Domitrz is the author of "May I Kiss You? A Candid Look at Dating, Communication, Respect, Sexual Assault Awareness." He spoke at Mississippi University for Women on Tuesday evening.
The Executive Director of the Mississippi School for Math and Science told local Rotarians Tuesday that he expects the school to be one of the top ten high schools in the nation in coming years.
Two years ago, Tina Sweeten-Lunsford had a 40-hour a week volunteer at the Columbus Arts Council. Sweeten-Lunsford, executive director with the CAC, wanted to do what she could to get the volunteer some benefits. She remembered that as a young woman she had been a VISTA volunteer and ended up in Alaska with a $423-a-month stipend.
The CL&W Board of Directors met Sept. 18 to discuss the water budget for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which begins Wednesday. During that meeting, the board voted down a recommendation from CL&W General Manager Todd Gale to increase water and sewer rates by 7.5 percent beginning in October.
A Columbus man has been arrested for a weekend shooting and more arrests are expected, according to officials with the Columbus Police Department.
Lowndes County is one of 21 counties in the state to have a confirmed report of West Nile Virus this year.
Volunteer firemen hose down a semi-truck trailer that caught fire on its way up Highway 45 North on Monday.
Up to $1,000 may be up for grabs for downtown business owners wanting to spruce up the front of their buildings.
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