The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau voted in executive session Monday to seek a second opinion about the value of its new downtown office building.
Lowndes County supervisors had their first redistricting meeting Monday, and one board member already is threatening litigation.
From packing up and moving to a new building to adding 320 students to her charge, it's been a whirlwind school year for Cindy Wamble.
Elizabeth Usborne isn't like most girls you meet in the South. The 27-year-old Chicago native may appear to be a normal graduate student at Mississippi State University, studying biogeochemistry; and if you throw in her favorite hobby of playing roller derby, and see her on her motorcycle, some people might wonder if she's just a little different ... but you have no idea.
A Houston company that invests in community banks has completed its $30 million buyout of Starkville-based Cadence Financial Corp. and invested $144 million in Cadence Bank, the companies said today.
Lowndes County supervisors Monday will discuss appointing a judge in place of District 2 Justice Court Judge Mike Arledge, who resigned to run for county sheriff.
Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau employees are working out of boxes. The three full-time and three part-time workers had already packed, ready to move into their new offices weeks ago, when plans hit a snag. The city and county boards that govern the CVB are seeking a state attorney general's opinion on whether or not they, legally, can approve the $734,881 price tag, since it is more than $100,000 higher than the appraised value.
Three Columbus police officers filed appeals with the Civil Service Commission last week to overturn their recent suspensions by the City Council.
A 23-year-old man who allegedly resisted arrest was Tased by a Columbus police officer early today at the Military Road Huddle House.
Tree pulp isn't just for paper, and the tree fiber produced at Weyerhaeuser's Columbus Cellulose Fibers plant can be found in some surprising places.
A 21-year-old woman was still in critical condition and a 25-year-old man was in good condition today following a head-on collision Tuesday in Lowndes County.
Former Columbus and Lowndes County E911 director Jessie Colvin agreed to a $100,000 insurance settlement Thursday, bringing a close to her discrimination lawsuit against the county.
Columbus and Starkville officials trekked to Washington, D.C., Monday on a quest to bring more funding to the Golden Triangle.
Safety barriers are going up along highways in six North Mississippi counties to prevent intentional and accidental crossovers into oncoming traffic.
When it comes to math, West Lowndes and Caledonia elementary schools have the right formula. The two Lowndes County schools are being recognized by Mississippi State University's Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools with Value Added Awards, for their performance on state tests in the area of math.
A U.S. Marshals fugitive task force arrested four people Monday near the Wendy's on Alabama Street.
Columbus and Lowndes County firefighters battled a large fire for almost four hours Wednesday in the wooded area north of the Highway 82 Main Street exit.
An emotionally distraught Nicole Clinkscales, now a city judge, was told or reminded nine times by a Columbus police officer to sit in her car before she was arrested in 2009, according to a police recording released Wednesday.
The 21-year-old Columbus woman who was severely injured in a wreck early Tuesday remained in critical condition today in Memphis.
Lowndes is among several counties across the state that has to redraw its district lines after the release of 2010 census figures.
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