The Commercial Dispatch is now the paper of record for Columbus.
Weather permitting, Falcon Contracting could resume overlaying streets in Columbus next week.
A Columbus native has qualified for the Miss United States pageant.
The meeting, scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight at New Hope Elementary School, has been canceled for bad weather.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith cast two tiebreaker votes Tuesday that effectively decided appointments to the Columbus Municipal School District Board.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors approved loans for a total of $172,000 to allow for two new fire stations in the county while deferring action on a third substation during Monday's regular meeting.
The Caledonia Board of Aldermen recognized the town's volunteer fire department Tuesday night for receiving a class promotion from the state.
The first Airbus Helicopters AS350 AStar helicopter completely assembled in the U.S. has received airworthiness certification from the Federal Aviation Administration.
Two Columbus brothers are facing unrelated murder charges following a shooting this weekend in Holly Hills.
If all goes smoothly, Mississippi University for Women should have a new president as early as this fall.
A total of 38 candidates have qualified to run for office in Lowndes County.
Members of the Columbus City Council are expected to make two appointments to the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees in coming meetings. Below is a summary of applicants for the two available positions.
A 41-year-old man is dead after being found shot in a vehicle parked in front of a Holly Hills home in Columbus early Saturday.
Forrest Allgood and Scott Colom are both vying to be the district attorney that oversees the Golden Triangle.
Candidates making a late push to qualify for county races before Friday's 5 p.m. deadline added interest and surprised incumbents in a few developed races.
Power has been fully returned to Lowndes County.
One hundred and seventy-two years and one day ago, Friendship Presbyterian Church opened its doors in Columbus. They began burying their dead there, too.
A roughly $3.5 million project to upgrade water meters in Columbus is still incomplete.
The Exchange Club of Columbus will sponsor The Leprechaun Chase, a 5K and 1 Mile Walk/Run, Saturday, March 14 at 8 a.m.
Billy Williams found two dead bucks in woods north of Caledonia in 1992. They were big deer -- one was a nine-point, the other an 11-point.
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