One: Could the Golden Triangle soon lose its RadioShacks?
Two: Could Columbus be home to a new burger joint?
The town of Caledonia has taken a tentative step toward annexation.
During their monthly meeting Tuesday night, the town's board of aldermen voted to have Oxford-based firm Bridge & Watson Inc., conduct a comprehensive study on what would happen if Caledonia's town limits were expanded.
More helicopters are about to begin being made in the Golden Triangle.
On Tuesday, Guillaume Faury, the president and CEO of Airbus Helicopters, announced that the company will begin producing AS350 AStar helicopters at its plant in the Golden Triangle Industrial Park.
Henry Laws, the son of a Columbus drugstore owner who went on to graduate from Harvard Medical School and become a nationally renowned doctor who a colleague dubbed a "surgeon's surgeon," has died.
State officials this month will consider nominating a place known as the Starkville Colored Cemetery to the National Register of Historic Places.
It sits less than a mile from the Oktibbeha County Courthouse. No one knows who owns it, though.
An east Columbus barbecue restaurant is back.
The Pit and Cone opened its doors at 710 Alabama St. on Friday. The restaurant was located at 302 Tuscaloosa Rd. for years but closed in mid-January.
When Ashby Barton came to Columbus two weeks ago to enter treatment for his addictions he hoped to bring a photograph of his late girlfriend.
He put it in a box, along with some other items. The picture of his girlfriend, though, which was taken before she died in a December car crash, was most important to Barton.
Downtown Columbus has happenings. Let's go west to east on Main Street.
Lowndes County supervisors have passed a resolution paving the way for a portion of west Lowndes County to take part in an incentive program that will give businesses that locate to the area a tax break.
The weather this week broke in time for the business of love.
Curbside Valentine's Day gift sellers popped up as fast as a spring fling in Columbus on Thursday. Most offer goodies in baskets wrapped in clear plastic. What goodies? The ones that signal affection, which is what we do today.
Martin Truck & Tractor, in operation since 1933, has been sold.
H&R Agri-Power announced Tuesday that it acquired the Columbus farm equipment dealer located on Hwy. 182 East.
Icy and slippery roads and bridges were being reported across much of the Golden Triangle this morning.
A little after 8 a.m., the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department responded to at least two wrecks, both were rollovers with passenger ejections, according to local scanner traffic.
Ray L. Roberson, a photographer whose personable nature made him a good newspaper man and well-liked Columbus character, died shortly after midnight Sunday at Community Hospice in Verona, Ala.
He was 71.
The Golden Triangle is expected to freeze tonight.
The National Weather Service in Jackson this morning issued a winter storm warning for Lowndes, Oktibehha and Clay counties that will begin at 6 p.m. tonight and stay in place until 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Mary Thomas got her GED late last year.
When her name was called during the commencement ceremony at MUW, she set out across the stage with the help of a walker. She is 88 years old, after all.
JT's Burgers, Fries & Shakes opened Wednesday.
The restaurant -- which specializes in burgers with never-frozen meat -- is located on Highway 45 North in the building that once housed Krystal.
Starting this month downtown Columbus businesses are staying open until 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month.
Arl Taylor is a 44-year-old married father of two -- and college student.
It happened like this: He graduated from Caledonia High School in 1987 and attended East Mississippi Community College in Scooba. Then he got married. Then he went to work at Weyerhauser in Columbus. Roughly a decade later, recurring knee pain forced him to leave that job.
The new frontier has come to Columbus.
Dustin Vance, a senior at Mississippi University for Women, is test driving Google Glass.
What's Google Glass? Essentially a tiny computer being developed by Google that users wear like a pair of glasses. An endless supply of technology is at a user's fingertips -- or eyelashes.
Langford Furniture, which opened for business in Columbus while President Dwight D. Eisenhower was in office, is closing.
The business has been at the corner of Military and Bluecutt roads since January 1956.
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