Columbus' "cautiously optimistic" chief financial officer is on the verge of dropping the "cautiously" part.
Nicole Clinkscales won't allow her legacy to be defined by anyone but herself. The recently installed Columbus city judge now presides over the municipal and drug court proceedings she once participated in as a defense attorney. Her aim in both jobs is and was to help people.
On a recent shopping trip, 15-year-old Yu "Crystal" Chem looked through clothes at Leigh Mall in Columbus. She got a chuckle out of seeing "made in China" on the labels.
Ian Williams' father graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 1980. Ian's grandfather graduated from West Point in 1946. One might assume Ian is following in their footsteps, but his father says he's creating his own.
The Columbus Police Department is warning residents about a new phone scam targeting customers of a local bank branch.
Three of four Columbus Municipal School District laptops reported missing were actually out for repairs.
The Columbus Building Department issued only eight single-family residential building permits in 2010, marking possibly the worst year ever for new home construction in the city.
While work has begun at the site of the KiOR plant in Columbus, the company has yet to secure a contract with a refinery that would process its synthetic crude oil -- and free up $75 million in state loans.
Three weeks before Columbus' first public meeting to discuss the comprehensive plan, a city planner is in office.
The latest qualifiers for Lowndes County elections include a former judge and a community recruit.
When a group of women living at the Recovery House visited the Greater Columbus Learning Center, volunteer George Courington was surprised by the socioeconomic diversity of the group.
A former Marine who fondled his 11-year-old niece was sentenced Thursday to two years in prison with five years of post-release supervision.
The family of a local man "caught in the crossfire" in a deadly downtown bar shooting remembered him as a loving fiancÚ and son in the wrong place at the wrong time.
A 17-year-old Columbus High School student's car was sideswiped as she crossed an intersection today, sending her car crashing into a Columbus school bus carrying two students.
Lewis Mallory Jr., chairman and CEO of Cadence Bank, plans to retire from the company after the sale of the bank to a private equity firm is completed, the company said in a release.
Bond was set at $3 million for a California man charged with two counts of murder in a shooting at the Elbow Room Lounge in downtown Columbus early Wednesday.
A Lowndes County jury today found a 26-year-old former Marine guilty of fondling his then-11-year-old niece.
On the cusp of purchasing its new office space, the Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau has hit another snag.
Columbus Light and Water plans on spending about $4 million on new "smart" meters to meet new Tennessee Valley Authority requirements.
Columbus Light and Water is putting together a large incentives package to lower energy use before a Tennessee Valley Authority billing switch.
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