Throughout the year, the Council of Community Organizations of Oktibbeha County implements and completes a variety of not-for-profit tasks and events for individuals in and around Oktibbeha County. One of the most rewarding is the Academic Booster Club Tutoring Program that is held every third Saturday of each month.
Throughout the state, school districts are faced with cutting areas they never have in the past. And one thing is clear as school leaders struggle to preserve the classroom: Nothing is sacred.
Crowds of all ages Saturday celebrated good food, music and community at the third annual Southside-Townsend Park Blues Festival.
Officials hope to present new guidelines governing the quality of LED electronic signs in the city, within a 60-day moratorium period on such signs passed by the Columbus City Council.
A Columbus man was killed Thursday evening when a drunk driver struck his motorcycle on Highway 45 North, police said.
A Nevada man is being sought for an armed robbery at Burlington Shoes in Columbus.
Columbus High School didn't look far to find its next head football coach.
A Columbus smoke shop was vandalized and burglarized early this morning.
The mood was somber Thursday at the Oktibbeha County chapter of the American Red Cross.
It's not exactly clear where the treasure was found. All Joe Nowell knows is that it's his now.
The 4-County Electric Power Association Board of Directors has appointed Dale Parra as the cooperative's interim general manager.
A Starkville man wanted for a shooting in Macon Tuesday night was found dead in the home of his estranged wife Wednesday afternoon of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
Local law enforcement agencies joined forces to arrest 27 suspected drug offenders in Columbus and Lowndes County.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Wednesday voted to spend $9,000 to update Geographical Information System mapping for new software the supervisors and Columbus City Council earlier voted to purchase for Lowndes County and Columbus E911 operations
The third annual Southside-Townsend Park Blues Festival will be held this weekend. There will be softball tournaments today and Friday, and musical acts will play all afternoon and evening on Saturday.
Several Golden Triangle businesses were listed among the state's best in Mississippi Magazine's recently released Best of Mississippi rankings.
The Tenn-Tom Chapter of the Red Cross held its 93rd annual report to the community on Tuesday night at the Hogarth Dining Hall at the Mississippi University for Women. Kenneth Hargett was presented with the Andy Morris Volunteer of the Year Award.
The 2010-2011 Columbus Municipal School District budget is $6 million lighter than last year's budget, yet still came in almost $1 million under expenditures, officials said Tuesday at a public hearing.
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