Informed of preliminary expenses associated with annexing six study areas into the city and the estimated cost of providing water and sewer services to the annexed areas, the Columbus City Council Thursday authorized Chris Watson, of Oxford-based Bridge and Watson, to study and present new data on a smaller area of consideration.
Meagan Coughlin joined the staff of The CPI Group LLC as its new marketing and public relations coordinator.
Stylists of Salon 417 will be giving free haircuts through April 23 for donations of hair to Locks Of Love, a public nonprofit organization providing hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis
Federal regulators and four states want brokerage firm Morgan Keegan & Co. to repay investors for alleged fraudulent and reckless business practices they say cost customers more than $2 billion.
The Mississippi Senate last week approved $15 million in matching funds toward the reconstruction of a 90-mile stretch of the former Columbus and Greenville Railway line.
The Mississippi Legislature has moved to create a tax exemption for companies like Waters Truck and Tractor who contract with schools for transportation services.
Mississippi lawmakers on Saturday finished a big chunk of their work for the three-month session by passing final versions of bills that would make general changes to state laws.
In troubled economic times, what Lowndes County needs is a bridge over busy waters. Or better yet, two bridges. At no cost locally. And for a Columbus contractor to win the job just as a Lowndes County industry expands.
Spring is more than a change from the chill of winter to warmer temperatures. It also provides homeowners a chance to change the look of their home and make it more energy efficient.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said Thursday he needs more time to evaluate a new federal health care law before deciding whether to challenge it in court.
Just last fall I commandeered an ATV (all-terrain vehicle) all over some privately owned property in Madison County in southwest Illinois
Downtown merchants saw mixed results from Main Street Columbusí Downtown Spring Open House event Friday and Saturday, but all agreed they would participate again next year.
1. SMART splits Boardtown route, adds new stops for residents STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Wait joins Dispatch staff as new MSU reporter COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Heiselt leaving Starkville school board, recommends Myles to post STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Amos fills in for Clinkscales on city bench COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY