The New Hope area is a step closer to a new community center.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors approved a base plan for renovating the courthouse at their monthly meeting Friday.
The Billups-Garth Archives located in the Local History Room at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library, 314 Seventh St. N., will re-open to its regular hours starting Monday, Aug. 16.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted in a closed executive session Friday to reject the lowest of three bids to replace eight county air conditioner units.
Billy Thomas slows the lime-green Ford E-150 van and puts it in park while Wesley Lake, a senior at Immanuel High School, leans out the window, ready to take orders.
The top high school computer graphics program in the state isn't located at the Mississippi School for the Arts in Brookhaven. It's right here in Columbus.
Volunteers are set to take to the streets of Starkville, Columbus and West Point next week as part of Mississippi State University's third annual Service Dawgs community cleanup day.
The city of Columbus will spend about $18,000 to install surveillance cameras at the Riverwalk over the next couple weeks in the first of several phases to beef up park security, said Columbus Police Chief Joseph St. John.
Two men with a black ski mask, a bag of marijuana and a handgun remained in jail this morning after being arrested Wednesday on Highway 82 West, west of the Tennessee-Tombigbee bridge.
A 32-year-old man is recovering from surgery after he was stabbed by his cousin late Thursday near the M&M Grocery on Fourth Street South, said Columbus Police Department Public Information Officer Terrie Songer.
When Ruben Prescott first pitched the idea of opening a restaurant to his wife, Helen, she wasn't too crazy about it. But after 55 years in business as a Columbus staple, she admits it wasn't a half bad idea.
The mansions of Columbus are known for their opulence and stylish accessories, but only rarely are they decorated with "for sale" signs. At least four homes listed for $1 million or more are on the market in Columbus, most of them antebellum showplaces.
Two men and a juvenile have been charged with a string of burglaries in Alabama and one at the Stateline Express gas station in Lowndes County.
New home construction is on the rise in Lowndes County, but the opposite is true in the City of Columbus.
A Jackson developer is trying to begin the second phase of the Providence Place houses, which were constructed off Williams Roberts Road in Columbus two years ago.
Two 17-year-old Columbus High School students have been charged with statutorily raping a 14-year-old girl at her house in the New Hope area.
SALINAS, Calif. -- Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling some of its salad products in Mississippi and other states because of a possible health risk from Listeria.
Omnova Solutions Inc. is hiring temporary workers to prepare for a prolonged strike, since the United Steelworkers Local 748-L rejected its last offer two weeks ago.
The Columbus-Lowndes County E-911 fielded a total of 6,781 calls in July, according to a monthly report to the E-911 board of commissioners Tuesday.
"This is an incredible plan," Earl F. Gohl, federal co-chair for the Appalachian Regional Commission, Tuesday said of the Golden Triangle Industrial Park.
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