The Columbus City Council on Thursday voted to rezone Bluecutt Road property from an R1 single-family residential district to a C1-R neighborhood commercial restricted district.
Family and friends of two Columbus men involved in a fatal shooting are still searching for answers. Ranzino Ahmad Harris, 22, of 301 Bishop Circle in Columbus, is accused of fatally shooting Justin Murry, 22, of Columbus, and wounding Michael Brewer, 21, of 207 Kermit St. in Columbus, following an altercation inside the house at 1415 Schoolhouse Ave.
More than $400,000 was collected during the city's recent amnesty period for municipal court fines.
Community involvement is key to crime prevention, city and county officials said Wednesday. During a meeting of the intergovernmental relations committee, officials discussed crime in Columbus and Lowndes County.
More than 40 local students were honored for their academic achievements Wednesday at the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link's Education Excellence Luncheon.
New Hope High School Principal Lynn Wright was terminated, and the contract of former baseball coach Stacy Hester was non-renewed by the Lowndes County School District board, over the improper purchase of a lawnmower in 2007.
The Columbus City Council Tuesday approved a resolution declaring the city's intent to issue tax increment financing bonds, not to exceed $450,000, for a hotel project on Highway 45 North, subject to a memorandum of understanding.
Approximately 40,000 spectators made their way to Columbus Air Force Base this past weekend for the Wings Over Columbus airshow.
The trial of former Parker Kia owner Tommy Parker has been continued until Aug. 24.
A 50-year-old Crawford man died Monday afternoon after a fire swept through his double-wide mobile home.
The Columbus city councilman whose ward has suffered two homicides within the past month is calling on police to form a special task force to target high-crime areas and deter violence.
A Columbus man was killed when he was shot point-blank in the chest and once in the back after an argument this morning, witnesses said.
About 10 years ago, Melissa Rushing, 28, pulled into the parking lot of Merle Norman, located between Kroger and Wal-Mart, in search of some "girl therapy."
For the first time, Lowndes County homeowners in an area west of the river -- in District 5, north of Highway 82 -- will enjoy a reduced rate on their fire protection insurance.
The Columbus Police Department closed out National Police Week Friday with a ceremony honoring fallen officers from around the country.
Saturday's heat didn't stop people from going to the Columbus Hitchin' Lot Farmers' Market's first day of the year, which was pretty busy considering that most of the local produce isn't ready to farm yet, according to vendors.
More than 30,000 people visited Columbus Air Force Base for the Wings Over Columbus Air Show, taking in planes performing acrobatic feats in the air and getting a close look at more on the ground.
I've logged quite a few hours in aircraft over the past 24 hours, but unfortunately I didn't earn any frequent flyer miles.
Columbus chiropractor Dr. James Donovan is free on $10,000 bond after being charged with insurance fraud.
The Columbus City Council recently nixed a proposed code of ethics.
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