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.
Government and educational leaders from Columbus, Lowndes County and Starkville, as well as those honoring a local person who was a Negro League baseball standout, are taking a trip to Birmingham, Ala. today.
Kenneth Macon, who has been a person of interest in two residential break-ins and a brutal assault in Columbus, has been apprehended in Florida, according to Columbus police.
Renovation of the historic Highway 82 bridge across the Tombigbee River is one step closer to fruition.
Falcon Contracting Co. in Columbus will begin milling Military Road, Seventh Street North and Willowbrook Road today.
Columbus Police made two arrests in connection with an armed robbery that occurred Sunday night.
Arrest report 5-4-2010
The Columbus-Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency will test the tornado warning siren system Wednesday at 10 a.m.
If all goes according to plan, Columbus and Lowndes County residents could be enjoying a new soccer park by next fall, officials said at a public hearing Monday night.
The Lowndes County School District may soon achieve the unitary status it has sought for the past 40 years.
Proceeds from the Boys and Girls Club Celebrity Golf Benefit 2010 will fund summer programs at the Columbus and Starkville Boys and Girls Clubs.
The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Convention and Visitors Bureau is taking a new approach to tourism marketing, by taking the show on the road.
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