At a specially called meeting Wednesday, the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau's board added an additional $26,250 to its local grant fund.
It started with the bomb threats. As the Columbus Municipal School District fought to get a grip on an escalating situation -- six threats within a six-week time span -- school officials learned an awful truth: Two of the nine threats against city and county schools this year were placed by a Columbus High student, from a school bathroom.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating an early Monday morning shooting by a Columbus Police Department officer in the 1100 block of Wheat Street.
Columbus developer Mark Castleberry was granted a setback variance for an upcoming hotel project.
When people think of American Eurocopter, they often think of military aircraft, but the company's Columbus facility manufactures helicopters which are used every day for a wide range of purposes, from law enforcement to corporate, commercial and business use.
A Columbus Police Department officer has been suspended, following a Sunday morning shooting.
On a recommendation from interim Superintendent Dr. Martha Liddell, the Columbus Municipal School District's Board of Trustees Monday voted to hire an additional security guard for Columbus High School.
Local attorney and former district attorney candidate Steve Wallace has been granted a continuance in Lowndes County Justice Court until July 31.
Columbus will play host to the Public Relations Association of Mississippi (PRAM) annual state conference Thursday and Friday.
The Columbus Planning Commission Monday unanimously approved a rezoning request and a permitted-use request.
After two weeks of home tours, carriage rides and other activities, the 72nd annual Columbus Spring Pilgrimage came to a close Saturday.
Mississippi University for Women is gearing up for homecoming next weekend, celebrating its 128th year of educating women, as the state's first public college for women, and its 30th year of educating men. Campus organizers have planned a jam-packed calendar of events April 20-22, encompassing a wide gamut of interests, ranging from music to sports.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System will celebrate National Library Week April 8-14 with several special events.
As Christians around the world observe Easter today, the congregation of one local church took time to reflect on not only what it means to be a believer, but also on the way an annual tradition has deepened their spiritual journey.
You couldn't have ordered a more perfect Saturday to kick off this year's Hitching Lot Farmer's Market. Though the morning started off chilly, temperatures warmed quickly, drawing veggie lovers and bargain hunters out in droves to shop and visit with old friends.
Construction and renovation projects, totaling more than $23 million, are underway at Mississippi University for Women as the college works through the midpoint of its 20-year master plan.
Following a midday Thursday drug bust, authorities removed nearly two and a half pounds of pure cocaine off the streets of Columbus.
he little apartment on Southside's Avenue B was packed with people Thursday afternoon.
March 15-April 3, 2012
1. SPED parent speaks at school board meeting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus police chief retiring at year's end COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local toy drives, fundraisers still short of goals COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Commission delays decision on Lipscomb House demolition COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. County OKs franchise agreement with MaxxSouth STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY