Government and educational leaders from Columbus, Lowndes County and Starkville, as well as those honoring a local person who was a Negro League baseball standout, are taking a trip to Birmingham, Ala. today.
Kenneth Macon, who has been a person of interest in two residential break-ins and a brutal assault in Columbus, has been apprehended in Florida, according to Columbus police.
Renovation of the historic Highway 82 bridge across the Tombigbee River is one step closer to fruition.
Falcon Contracting Co. in Columbus will begin milling Military Road, Seventh Street North and Willowbrook Road today.
Columbus Police made two arrests in connection with an armed robbery that occurred Sunday night.
Arrest report 5-4-2010
The Columbus-Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency will test the tornado warning siren system Wednesday at 10 a.m.
If all goes according to plan, Columbus and Lowndes County residents could be enjoying a new soccer park by next fall, officials said at a public hearing Monday night.
The Lowndes County School District may soon achieve the unitary status it has sought for the past 40 years.
Proceeds from the Boys and Girls Club Celebrity Golf Benefit 2010 will fund summer programs at the Columbus and Starkville Boys and Girls Clubs.
The Tuscaloosa (Ala.) Convention and Visitors Bureau is taking a new approach to tourism marketing, by taking the show on the road.
Plans to restore a longtime Columbus home may or may not continue following Friday morningís fire that caused damage to the structure, according to one of the owners.
Local volunteers Wednesday delivered supplies to Yazoo City for victims of an April 24 tornado, which killed four residents.
Vacant retail spaces and apartments donít stay vacant for long in downtown Columbus, reported Main Street Columbus Director Amber Brislin.
Columbus and Lowndes County officials hope for a lot of public input on a soccer complex ó tentatively titled Tan Yard Park ó proposed for the Burns Bottom area.
The Columbus City Council and the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors this week are expected to vote to commit matching funds for a $2 million Mississippi Department of Transportation grant to renovate the historic Highway 82 bridge across the Tombigbee River.
A pedestrian was struck by a car Thursday afternoon at the corner of Second Avenue North and 5th Street.
Mississippi University for Women sought closure Thursday over the loss of four students to a January motel fire in Hoover, Ala.; meanwhile, lawyers for the studentsí parents and the motelís owners are just getting started.
Columbus firefighters continue to investigate a fire in Southside Columbus this morning.
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