Each year, on the last Monday in August, Mississippi counties hold delinquent tax sales.
Each year, the sale features pretty much the same cast of characters, too, says Lowndes County tax assessor Greg Andrews.
A week's worth of volatility in the stock market, with its wild swings of gains and losses, has been felt in the Golden Triangle. But not in the way you might imagine, local financial advisors say.
Like the animal drawings that made him a north Mississippi icon, Robert "Uncle Bunky" Williams was many things at once -- father, husband, cartoonist, illustrator, TV pioneer, lawman, community volunteer, history buff and a devoted fan of the Chicago Cubs baseball team.
Columbus High School graduate and current Mississippi State University engineering student Hagan Walker spent the summer as an intern at electric car maker Tesla.
When Chad Edmonson calls the Mississippi School for Math and Science "the best economic development program Mississippi has ever developed," you might be inclined to dismiss the statement as the hyperbole of a proud alumnus.
Two West Point men died from separate motorcycle accidents Saturday in Clay County.
The highlight of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors meeting Friday came when Circuit Court Judge Jim Kitchens appeared before the board regarding pay for court reporters.
As a writer, Michael Farris Smith is not one to get ahead of himself.
Columbus Light & Water General Manager Todd Gale split his time as guest speaker at the Columbus Rotary Club on Tuesday between updating the audience on the utility company's projects and fielding questions from the audience.
The gay marriage movement might be considered an "overnight success,'' based on how quickly it evolved from a idea even some gay people weren't sure about to the law of the land.
Phil Alter doesn't like to make a fuss about things.
Ole Miss Athletics Director Ross Bjork visited town Tuesday to talk to the Columbus Rotary Club.
For the second time in nine months, Chuck Younger has defeated Bobby Patrick in a race for the District 17 state senate seat.
Columbus Ward 5 councilman Kabir Karriem easily defeated a pair of write-in candidates in Tuesday's Democratic Primary in the District 41 House of Representative race.
Lowndes County Board of Supervisors made quick work of its agenda Monday, moving through a short list of topics with little discussion and no dissent in a 25-minute meeting before going into closed session to discuss a settlement concerning possible litigation.
Sometimes the news of the day touches on the deep roots of our national story, and anniversaries of milestone moments cause us to reflect again on our history
When voters go to the polls Tuesday, they'll mark ballots for six local races -- three Democratic primary races and three Republican primary races, as well one state senate and a state house primary.
Two-term state auditor Stacey Pickering used Tuesday's appearance at the Columbus Rotary Club to tout his office's work in exposing misuse of taxpayer funds by public officials even as questions about his own use of campaign funds have been brought into question.
While the unemployment rate in the Golden Triangle remained relatively unchanged over the past month, a look at the jobless picture a year ago shows reason for optimism.
The city of Columbus may have packed up the state flag, but Lowndes County supervisors are not likely to follow suit.
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