Columbus Lowndes Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's are inviting women to volunteer on Thursday as part of National Women Build Week.
A request by the city of Columbus for Lowndes County supervisors to reconsider a decision to restructure the local E-911 board of directors has been denied.
A Columbus man wanted in connection with an April 29 shooting in east Columbus turned himself into authorities Monday.
Today, in 1862, the Mexican Army defeated an invading French force at the Battle of Puebla. That's why May 5 -- or "Cinco de Mayo" -- was named an official Mexican holiday by then president of Mexico Benito Juarez.
A three-car accident on Highway 69 South near All Nations Ministries sent six people to Baptist Memorial-Golden Triangle Hospital on Monday afternoon.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith sent a letter to the president of the Lowndes County board of supervisors on April 28, saying he and city councilmen feel a Yorkville Road firing range built with county and city funds should be operated and managed by the city.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections has made five arrests in connection to contraband items discovered at two state prisons.
The Columbus City Council will consider the first project in an expected expansion to Phase 1 of the city's street improvement program during its regular meeting Tuesday.
The 20th Market Street Festival wrapped up early Saturday evening after being blessed with what is often called "Chamber of Commerce" weather.
Lowndes County residents will go to the polls May 12 to vote on a proposed bond issue for the Lowndes County School District worth $44 million.
David Owen, a Columbus attorney, had a surprise for Market Street Festival attendees downtown Saturday. He helped them register to vote.
With the demand for skilled and educated employees in the health field increasing, Mississippi University for Women will begin offering health care management education opportunities in the fall.
About 100 candles lit up the area around the Bryan Green Gazebo on Mississippi University for Women's campus Thursday night as students, faculty and Columbus community members held a candlelight vigil to honor the country of Nepal.
In the past two months, 24 Golden Triangle parents and community members graduated from a course that educates parents on the inner workings of public schools.
Petter Nordli just moved to America and he brought his family's business with him.
The 20th Market Street Festival will be held in downtown Columbus on Friday and Saturday.
Columbus police, as of press time today, were seeking a suspect in a shooting that occurred Wednesday near a convenience store.
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