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.
The law firm of former Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board member David Sanders gave $17,320.50 back to the CVB today amid accusations of ethical violations.
If the words "hydrologic energy cycle" elicit panicked flashbacks of dusty science books and test anxiety, you probably haven't met the seven Columbus Middle School students who have spent the past year mastering the wet stuff.
The Columbus-Lowndes Development Link wants to do more than usher in new business and industry. The chamber of commerce and economic development merger wants to welcome newcomers to the area.
The City Council made six appointments Tuesday to the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority and the Historic Preservation Commission.
A 65-year-old Columbus woman died at the hospital Tuesday afternoon following a head-on collision on Highway 45 at 18th Avenue North.
Hope Community Church pastor Bo Jeffares cradled a cup of coffee at Beans and Cream in the Brickerton shopping center Monday afternoon and talked about his vision for his church and the downtown area.
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