The city council will have its turn to discuss a new take on the Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau ordinance tonight.
For Alexia Morton, the past two years in countywide spelling bees were practice rounds. Tuesday, she took home the top prize, as the winner of the 2011 Columbus-Lowndes County Spelling Bee.
The gridlock between the city and county that's been choking the Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau may be loosening.
How does the oldest public school in the state celebrate 190 years of educating children? With birthday cake.
After enduring slushy roads and icy bridges last week, the Golden Triangle is likely in for another winter storm Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
A boating accident sent five men into the Tenn-Tom Waterway for more than an hour Saturday.
When Donald Pope started working for the U.S. Postal Service 14 years ago, he thought it would be an easy, relaxing job. "I thought, 'Selling stamps and money orders -- I can do that all day, no problem,'" said Pope, who is known simply as DP. But Pope is used to work.
Today marks more than the start of the most-anticipated football game of the year. It's also a time for calorie-laden snack attacks -- the breaking point for many weight-loss resolutions, punctuated by hot wings, nachos and pizza.
Lowndes County's recurring problem of a handful of people witnessing large amounts of absentee ballots could be nearing an end.
The Columbus Arts Council Board of Directors has named Elizabeth Johnson as interim executive director of the nonprofit organization.
Despite claiming control of $2 million slated for road repairs, the Columbus City Council believes its individual lists will closely resemble an objective list of recommended repairs.
Holding a glass of water in her hand Saturday, Juliette Reese, of Community Counseling Services, asked the crowd how they saw the glass.
Following two straight years of negative revenue growth which saw Mississippi lose 10 percent of its economic progress, the bleeding has stopped, State Treasurer Tate Reeves said Thursday during a visit to the Columbus Exchange Club.
A 174-year-old tree at the historic Temple Heights home on Ninth Street North fell Wednesday, causing minor damage and narrowly missing the house.
Columbus City Planner Patricia Southerland resigned Thursday evening after five months on the job.
Two Columbus police officers and several citizens were injured in wrecks Thursday and early today as hail, sleet and freezing rain iced roads and bridges in the Golden Triangle.
Lowndes and Clay County, West Point and Columbus city school districts, and Heritage Academy and Immanuel private schools, said they would stay closed Friday as freezing precipitation moved through the area Thursday night.
KiOR, a Pasadena, Texas-based company, says it is a step closer to receiving federal loan guarantees to build four biofuel refineries -- two in Mississippi and one each in Georgia and Texas.
A Columbus man was arrested and charged with shoplifting recently for allegedly stealing a pair of boots and a coat from the Oktibbeha County Co-Op.
Local law enforcement agencies reported the following arrests.
1. Man arrested for wedding day melee COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. 'Stan the Man' retires COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Boys and Girls Club ready for first off-site program COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Murder victim's attacker pleads guilty to assault COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. SOCSD assistant superintendent vying for boss' job STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY