Monday was the last day of school for Fairview Elementary and most schools across the Columbus Municipal School District, but the hallways were surprisingly quiet as students and teachers geared up for summer ... school, that is.
In mid-July, Columbus residents will get the chance to review a draft of a comprehensive plan for the city.
Sean Mullen graduated from Mississippi State University on April 28. The rest of his life is still unwritten.
A 36-year-old Caledonia motorcyclist died late Saturday when he accidentally rear-ended a pickup truck near Propst Park in Columbus.
After fielding questions about possible ethics and open meetings violations, the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau will discuss hiring an attorney at a special meeting tonight.
COLUMBUS -- A 79-year-old Smithville tornado victim died Friday in Columbus, bringing the total number of deaths caused by the April 27 twister in Monroe County up to 17.
For the past two years, they've pondered the mysteries of the universe together, but Friday afternoon, the biggest problem Columbus High School's International Baccalaureate seniors faced was how to keep Zachary Thomas' cap soundly on his head during Saturday's graduation.
The Columbus High School class of 2011 celebrated their graduation on Saturday with commencement services at Humphrey Coliseum at 9 a.m. on the Mississippi State University campus.
After a yearlong strike, the Omnova Solutions labor dispute is headed to a hearing before the National Labor Relations Board.
Dr. Mark Bean, chair of the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Mississippi University for Women, has been honored with the 2011 Kossen Faculty Excellence Award.
Commercial buildings can sit idle for a matter of months or for several years. The longer they sit, the less marketable they become.
Two years after Goody's clothing store filed bankruptcy and shut its doors in Columbus, PetSmart and T.J. Maxx are preparing to move into the space at the Magnolia Place shopping center.
The Columbus Country Club, a community landmark since 1923, has filed for bankruptcy after cutbacks failed to offset economic setbacks.
A 19-year-old New Hope student died in Tupelo early today after he was shot in the head in Lowndes County by three suspects, possibly in connection with a drive-by shooting early Thursday.
When Jessica Howard read "Xanax" and "Lortab" on her illegally obtained prescriptions, they spelled "freedom and happiness" for her.
Local law enforcement agencies reported the following felony arrests:
The school year is rapidly drawing to a close, and the Lowndes County School District is busy giving appreciation to its unsung heroes -- the administrators, teachers, and parents who sacrifice their time to the education and enrichment of children.
In 1991 and 1992, the conflict over state redistricting ended in legislators having to run in two elections. This time, though the process still is in dispute, there is an end in sight, longtime journalist Sid Salter told Columbus Kiwanis Club members at their Wednesday meeting.
A motivational poster on the wall of Dr. Martha Liddell's office sums up the leadership style she says has guided her throughout her 22-year career in the field of education: The image is a photograph of a bridge; the theme is teamwork.
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