Stark Aerospace soon will begin test flying unmanned aerial systems from Golden Triangle Regional Airport.
Crews with Columbus Light and Water spent most of Tuesday and this morning coping with three separate power issues that left traffic snarled, the Walmart and Kroger parking lots empty and customers in the dark.
Bringing an end to a months-long investigation, two people suspected of drug trafficking were arrested with about 40 pounds of marijuana, Tuesday evening.
Federal and local narcotics agents raided the offices and homes of two Columbus doctors Tuesday as part of an investigation into whether they gave out illegal drug prescriptions.
A lawsuit filed by local businessman Donald DePriest is on hold pending a Federal Communications Commission investigation into whether he operated a Ponzi scheme.
The county currently has 25 tornado sirens (the city of Columbus has an additional five), and is looking to add 10-15 more, due to the county's growth over the past several years.
High-speed winds caused $33,000 worth of damage at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport last Monday.
Columbus police arrested and charged a 36-year-old mother of two with child abuse early today for allegedly beating her 7-year-old son with a car motor fan belt.
Antoine "Booger" Brown's comedy is as Golden Triangle as it gets.
An annual report released Monday shows charitable giving in the United States grew nearly 4 percent last year after two years of steep declines -- a trend also seen here in the Golden Triangle. Some experts say that's a sign the economy is slowly rebounding.
Bond has been set at $5,000 for the 55-year-old Columbus man accused of hacking another man at least six times with a machete Saturday.
Weather delays brought passenger volume down at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport in May, but the airport is still about 6 percent ahead of where it was last year.
Opportunity to get Three Dog Night, The Temptations may pass if CVB waits to commit to concert, according to organizers.
Between accusations that Mayor Robert Smith threatened a police officer and a key witness, Police Chief Joseph St. John, calling in sick, the Civil Service Commission appeals hearing Friday was courtroom drama at its best.
Hundreds of people lined the streets to honor the passing of U.S. Army Sgt. Christopher Roger Bell, who was laid to rest this afternoon at Living Faith Tabernacle Cemetery in Columbus. Bell, 21, was a native of Golden. He, along with three other soldiers, died in eastern Afghanistan June 4 in a roadside explosion.
Artist Robert Ladislas Derr is searching for one to three community members interested in singing "Christopher Columbus," a short song by 1950s pop artist Guy Mitchell about the legendary 15-century explorer, for his 10 town multi-media project, Discovering Columbus.
After a heated discussion, Whirllie Byrd was ousted as chair of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors on Thursday.
As images flashed across the screen, teenagers in the Columbus Middle School auditorium fell silent. In one picture, William Stallings relaxed at home. In the video that followed, friends and family discussed his death. The 19-year-old was found shot in the head on May 20.
American flags waved against a backdrop of storm clouds. The men and women flanking the doors of Memorial Funeral Home on Second Avenue North in Columbus stood at attention and did not flinch, not when the rain began falling, not even when lightning criss-crossed the sky and made contact close enough to hear the crackle of electricity.
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