About 75 residents Thursday attended a community meeting at the Municipal Complex, held to garner volunteers to serve on a crime prevention task force.
A recent string of violent crimes in Columbus and surrounding cities has provoked the community to begin looking for solutions from within.
With the Republican primary behind him, State Sen. Alan Nunnelee returned to the campaign trail Thursday in Columbus with former opponent Henry Ross in his corner.
Having three-wheeled vehicles will improve police presence at community festivals and events, as well as patrols in neighborhoods and downtown Columbus, said officials with the Columbus Police Department.
A lengthy career of police service ended on Thursday amid laughs, sincere thanks and even a few tears.
With the help of a national author, one local ministry is combating fatherlessness.
When Jackie McGrath started her first stand at the age of 10, her goal was a modest $500. At the end of the day, she had earned close to $2,000. She donated all of it to cancer research.
WCBI-TV in Columbus restored cable signal to Comcast subscribers Tuesday night and is working on Metrocast next, the station's general manager said Wednesday. Viewers receiving over-the-air signals, however, may have to wait up to two weeks.
Area employers are enlisting summer help from a group of people with extra time on their hands: students.
A doctor in the Baptist network was arrested on charges of sexual battery, Tuesday, a measure his attorney calls an attempt to "railroad" a man with an unblemished career.
Circuit Court 6-9-2010
The temporary idling of a Severstal plant in Maryland will have no effect on the Columbus plant's operations, a local official said.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last week to grant resort status to the Prairie Wildlife Preserve.
Summer enrollment at Mississippi University for Women is up almost 17 percent.
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More than $1 million worth of improvements are planned for the Lowndes County Airport, off Highway 69 in Columbus.
The oil in the Gulf of Mexico has produced a temporary boost to the Columbus economy, but some fear it could quickly turn into a bust.
With the economy stymied, domestic violence victims in the Golden Triangle area are paying the price. More victims sought help at the Columbus Safe Haven Inc. shelters in 2009 than in the past 23 years or more, said spokeswoman Joyce Tucker.
When Columbus schools reconvene in August, Sale Elementary International Studies Magnet School will be 80 years lighter on experience.
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