In 2008, Columbus-Lowndes Development Link CEO Joe Higgins called for the area to keep “feeding the monster” — the “monster” being industrial development. It’s paid off.
Although he did it because of a lack of support, resigning as president of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors has freed District 1 Supervisor Harry Sanders to better fight for his constituents.
Turning into town from 245, the cares of the rest of the world seem to slip away. The streets are quiet, detached from the hustle and bustle of larger cities. The quiet town -- once bustling with energy -- has declined in population and businesses over the years.
A group of Lowndes County leaders is inviting the public take a walk — or a run — for a worthy cause.
The annual spring Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held at Leigh Mall in Columbus Friday, March 26, from 8 a.m.-9 p.m. and Saturday, March 27, from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
American Eurocopter celebrated a milestone Thursday at its Lowndes County plant.
To make anything work for the common good of the community and its people, it takes more than one person to get the job done. That’s the philosophy of the Columbus Exchange Club’s 2010 Andy Morris Book of Golden Deeds Award Winner, Tjajuan Boswell.
Construction work will soon begin on two hotels and restaurant space planned for the intersection of 18th Avenue North and Highway 82 in Columbus.
Sixteenth District Circuit judges James Kitchens and Lee Howard handed down sentences during the February term of Lowndes County Circuit Court:
Cadence Bank could layoff as many as nine employees from its 11 Golden Triangle branches, a company spokesman said today.
A low number of citizens responding to voluntarily registering their dangerous or vicious animals has the Columbus Police Department planning to take different measures.
Kindergartner Tabby Karr is Cook Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School’s jump rope queen, even if she can’t skip along with her classmates during a physical education unit on heart health.
A math teacher at Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science is one of three Mississippi finalists for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science.
One of Lowndes County’s newest industries is getting ready to start its motor — literally — by this summer.
When underprivileged children need help, their parents go to nonprofit organizations. But who do nonprofit organizations go to when they need help assisting children? Answer: The Coalition.
The Columbus City Council Tuesday unanimously approved a contract for Birmingham, Ala.-based KPS Group Inc. to begin developing a comprehensive plan for the city.
The Caledonia Board of Aldermen tabled a request from Elisa Barnes Shizak concerning upkeep and maintenance of grave markers at Unity Cemetery.
Sentences in cases ranging from drug possession and manufacturing drug charges to false pretense were handed down during the February term of 16th Circuit Court in Lowndes County.
The downtown Columbus YMCA will host a Zumbathon from 9-11 a.m. Saturday to benefit Haiti earthquake victims.
District 1 Supervisor Harry Sanders says a deep political rift led him to unexpectedly resign his seat at the head of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Monday.
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