Columbus got a taste of Italy this week. Or is it the other way around?
The Tea Party must look for conservative candidates, Bryan Fischer, director of issue analysis for government and public policy for the American Family Association, told an audience of about 50 people at a Tax Day rally on the steps of the Lowndes County Courthouse.
There will be a dedication to Mississippi author and Columbus native Tennessee Williams at Mississippi University for Women’s Fant Memorial Library on today at 4 p.m.
First District U.S. Rep. Travis Childers announced $475,302 in Recovery Act funding for Grenada and Lowndes Counties.
In 2005, lawmakers voted to add a third judge to the 16th Circuit Court to represent Noxubee and Clay counties. But, so far, only one person has qualified for the seat in the upcoming election.
Columbus Fire Chief Ken Moore has been named a task force leader for 2010-12 by the Mississippi Department of Homeland Security.
Friday is the last day to return 2010 Census forms by mail. The U.S. Census Bureau will accept all census forms mailed on or before April 16, after which Census Bureau workers will visit individual households to collect the data.
The state’s spending of federal dollars is not “sustainable” for the future, Treasurer Tate Reeves Wednesday told members of the Columbus Kiwanis Club.
With the deadline to file your income taxes hours away — before closing time at local post offices, to be precise — some area tax filing services say they’re getting a little more business, while other accountants say it’s business as usual.
The Columbus Police Department continues investigating a drive-by shooting incident which resulted in no injuries.
Restoring the old river bridge mostly will benefit tourism, the Columbus City Council said Tuesday, asking the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau to pay a required $400,000 match for funds to do the work.
Mississippi University for Women will welcome alumni back to campus for special events to celebrate Homecoming.
Local business leaders consider it a win-win situation for keeping crime down in downtown Columbus.
Free food, music and fun is available for all Saturday, say city officials, hoping for a large crowd for the mayor’s second annual Unity Picnic.
While citizens across the country file last-minute tax returns Thursday, members of the nation’s Tea Party organizations, including those in Columbus and Starkville, will rally to voice their displeasure with the federal government.
Genesis Church will be allowed to have a child day care center at the old Hughes school building but not a homeless shelter, according to a unanimous recommendation made at Monday’s Columbus Planning Commission meeting.
The simple assault charges Columbus Mayor Robert Smith and Ward Five Councilman Kabir Karriem filed against one another have been officially dropped, according to Lowndes County Justice Court officials.
Construction of 18 fifth-grade classrooms is right on time at three Columbus elementary schools.
Although this is the second time Bill and Paulette Kane have made the trek from Papakura, New Zealand, to Mississippi, they admire the state and see many positive virtues.
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