With bids in hand, the brain trust behind the proposed Columbus soccer complex and park is searching for ways to keep the project intact.
Just in time for Christmas, the Columbus Base Community Council has begun selling 500 copies of the 173-page book, "Heritage to Horizons, a History of Columbus AFB 1942-2007."
It was 11 years ago when Sarah Jo Murphy stopped by the principal's office at Heritage Academy's elementary school. After 33 years of teaching at New Hope Elementary School, Murphy had put in her time. Starting her teaching career anew wasn't on the agenda. But before she knew it, she was back in the classroom and loving every minute of it.
Vinny and Karen Harris recently took up tomato farming to make some extra money. But this isn't a story about the economy forcing a young couple to make lifestyle changes.
The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday ordered DNA testing for Eddie Lee Howard Jr., a death row inmate convicted twice in the 1992 rape and stabbing death of an 82-year-old Columbus woman.
The Lowndes County Adult Detention Facility reported the following felony arrests:
Call her a philanthropist, a "cultural icon" or even eccentric. But children, throughout the years, have known her simply as Mother Goose.
An 18-year-old Columbus man has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Ruben's Fish and Steakhouse, where his father died of alcohol poisoning May 31.
The latest Lowndes County circuit court term has ended, delaying several high-profile trials, like that of Robert Triplett, until February.
Despite a quick 5-0 vote with one abstention, concerns linger over the newly appointed city judges. Ward 5 Councilman Kabir Karriem abstained from Tuesday's vote when the candidates endorsed by the majority of the judge interview committee, on which Karriem was included, were not recommended to the council.
Hey kids -- the holidays are here. And what better way to enjoy the magic than with a visit with Santa and Miz Claus. Meet Santa and Miz Claus as they make a special visit to the Downtown Y at 602 Second Ave. N. Saturday, Dec. 11, from 9-11 a.m.
CALEDONIA -- Caledonia Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday to buy 20 acres southeast of Ola J. Pickett Park for $120,000.
After 10 years of campaigning, Anderson Grove is getting a new community center. The rural community nestled between Columbus and Caledonia broke ground Monday on its 5,000-square-foot community center.
The Columbus City Council never heard from city engineer Kevin Stafford Tuesday night, as was scheduled, because there wasn't much to report about the proposed soccer complex at Burns Bottom.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to delay replacing its appointments to the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors until it meets with city representatives.
The Columbus City Council is set to receive a report from engineer Kevin Stafford tonight regarding bids for the proposed soccer complex at Burns Bottom.
A Lowndes County jail inmate has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming administrators refused to provide him with medical treatment.
When Bart Lawrence bought the Princess Theater on Fifth Street South with intentions to bring the faded theater back to life, he knew he was jumping off the deep end. "I always said getting into it that you could spend $1 million and still have plenty left to do," said the 32-year-old Army veteran.
Entering her first year of school in Durham, N.C., Cindi Rigsbee was unsure of herself. She felt shy and awkward; a mop of dark, unmanageable hair only compounded the problem.
The city ordinance responsible for creating and managing the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau could be in line for an update.
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