Photos from the 2010 Market Street Festival in downtown Columbus.
Mississippi University for Women unleashed 430 graduates on the world Saturday, but not all of them will jump right into the job their dream jobs. And the president of the Mississippi Economic Council says that's OK.
Hundreds of students graduated from East Mississippi Community College's Golden Triangle campus Friday, better prepared for the next steps on their paths to success.
A Columbus woman and her dog are in a tough spot following a pit bull attack Thursday afternoon.
The final numbers won't be in until next week, but the thousands of people cramming downtown Columbus this weekend, and the hundreds of vendors catering to them, have deemed Market Street 2010 an unofficial success.
Rachel Smith Hurt is serving her last week as executive director of the Columbus Arts Council, but plans to remain in the area.
The Columbus Police Department announced the following arrests:
Streets were being closed in downtown Columbus, and final preparations were being made, as the city pauses tonight and Saturday for the 15th annual Market Street Festival.
A Lowndes County man today pleaded guilty to the 2009 shooting death of his wife. he was sentenced to life in prison.
With the symbolic snipping of a red ribbon, the new expansion of the terminal at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport is now open and ready for business.
The Sandfield Eighth of May festival returns for its eleventh year this weekend.
Alumni of the former Stephen D. Lee High School will get one final chance to see the school in full effect next week before it’s decommissioned by the Columbus Municipal School District.
Residents responded favorably to conceptual plans for a soccer park to be located on 70 acres in the Burns Bottom area, noting few concerns, such as parking and ensuring the park — which officials say will offer much more than soccer — offers adequate facilities for the sport.
Numerous streets will begin closing Friday morning and afternoon for the 15th annual Market Street Festival.
Fifteen people were arrested on felony charges, according to reports released from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office.
If there is any place in the South that is ready for new business when the recession eases up, northeast Mississippi is the place, Tupelo Mayor Jack Reed told local business leaders Tuesday.
Main Street Columbus has received an award from a national organization for its efforts in downtown beautification and building strategic partnerships.
Residents Tuesday exhorted the Columbus City Council to better address issues of crime in the city.
Blake Wilson, president of the Mississippi Economic Council, will address Mississippi University for Women graduates on Saturday in Whitfield Hall’s Rent Auditorium on the MUW campus.
The Columbus Police Department reported the following felony arrests.
1. University: Nguyen will be charged with disorderly conduct STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Long-sought dog heads out of town COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Columbus man arrested, charged with 17 crimes COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY