The board members of the Columbus Municipal School District emerged from a five-and-a-half-hour executive session Wednesday without making a decision on who to hire as the district's schools superintendent.
For some residents of Columbus, a question about Independence Day prompts a question of their own: Which one?
A Columbus man has been arrested and charged with robbing two Columbus hotels.
Independence Day is awesome. It's summertime, there are BBQ's to attend, friends to catch up with, good food and drink and, of course, fireworks.
The seventh annual Southside Blues Festival will be held July 3-5 at Townsend Park. The festival is a free, open event that will feature live music, a softball tournament and food vendors, according to event committee member Wendy Blunt.
Columbus councilmen on Tuesday approved the remaining contracts for renovation of the Trotter Convention Center.
The next superintendent for the Columbus Municipal School District could be announced as early as this afternoon. Members of the school board held a specially called meeting this morning where they met with finalists Dr. Phillip Hickman and Dr. David Fonseca.
The Columbus Municipal School Board is encouraging the community to attend tonight's announcement of the superintendent finalists.
The Lowndes County School Board held a specially called meeting Monday night and unanimously approved a proposed budget, which projects nearly $52 million in revenue for the district for the 2014-2015 school year.
Plans for a pair of joint projects between the city of Columbus and Lowndes County will have to be revised after bids for the work came in over the projected budget, county supervisors learned Monday during their regular meeting.
An official ribbon cutting for the new CalStar plant has not been set, but operations are already taking place there. Construction of the facility at the Golden Triangle Regional Global Industrial Aerospace Park wrapped up late last month.
A Columbus native is serving his country on one of the world's most advanced submarines.
Two men were arrested Thursday and charged with intent to manufacture methamphetamine after they fled from law enforcement.
Three-hundred and fifteen teenagers from across the country descended on Columbus this week. Known as a Christian mission group called "World Changers," the students each paid $250 to do volunteer work throughout the community. They say they do it for the love of Christ and their fellow man.
A Caledonia native has been named the new Dean of Students at Mississippi University for Women. Sirena Cantrell will become the new dean of students July 1, according to a press release issued by the college.
Installation of a new roof and air conditioning unit for the Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus are in progress, but the status of negotiations for other components of the facility's renovation remains unknown.
Every child in the Lowndes County School District will soon have access to a personal digital device.
David Shelton's 15-year run on the Columbus Light and Water Board of Directors is all but over, but the city utility provider is better off financially now than it was before he began serving.
The investigation into the Lowndes County Tax Assessor's Office by the state auditor's office is closed, according to state officials.
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