The Columbus Police Department continues investigating a drive-by shooting incident which resulted in no injuries.
Restoring the old river bridge mostly will benefit tourism, the Columbus City Council said Tuesday, asking the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau to pay a required $400,000 match for funds to do the work.
Mississippi University for Women will welcome alumni back to campus for special events to celebrate Homecoming.
Local business leaders consider it a win-win situation for keeping crime down in downtown Columbus.
Free food, music and fun is available for all Saturday, say city officials, hoping for a large crowd for the mayor’s second annual Unity Picnic.
While citizens across the country file last-minute tax returns Thursday, members of the nation’s Tea Party organizations, including those in Columbus and Starkville, will rally to voice their displeasure with the federal government.
Genesis Church will be allowed to have a child day care center at the old Hughes school building but not a homeless shelter, according to a unanimous recommendation made at Monday’s Columbus Planning Commission meeting.
The simple assault charges Columbus Mayor Robert Smith and Ward Five Councilman Kabir Karriem filed against one another have been officially dropped, according to Lowndes County Justice Court officials.
Construction of 18 fifth-grade classrooms is right on time at three Columbus elementary schools.
Although this is the second time Bill and Paulette Kane have made the trek from Papakura, New Zealand, to Mississippi, they admire the state and see many positive virtues.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. And a local organization devoted to providing shelter and assistance to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault is working to make the public aware of its significance.
A Lowndes County Justice Court judge is expected to sign off sometime today on Columbus Mayor Robert Smith and Ward 5 Councilman Kabir Karriem dropping simple assault charges against each other, according to a justice court official.
There’s still time to participate in county government month events in Lowndes County.
For three ladies from different parts of the globe, serving as hostesses at Rosewood Manor during the 70th annual Spring Pilgrimage in Columbus provides them not only with the opportunity to continue improving their English speaking skills, but also to learn about their new environs.
The Columbus chapter of 100 Black Men of America Inc. is planning its annual Protégé Banquet, scheduled to take place later this month on the Mississippi University for Women campus.
Caledonia Schools are one step closer to building nearly a dozen new rooms throughout the district.
U.S. Rep. Travis Childers Friday announced a $1.2 million Economic Development Administration grant to promote economic growth and development in Lowndes County.
It has been a year of firsts for the Rookies Sports Grill barbecue cooking team.
As long as legislators in Jackson remain unwilling to budge and fractured supporters in Columbus remain unwilling to unify, Mississippi University for Women is in trouble.
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