The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau voted Monday to hire a dedicated fundraising coordinator for the planned children's museum.
A Macon man over the weekend allegedly rammed his vehicle into a romantic partner's vehicle while she was inside.
Some of Mississippi's most gifted high school students threw cardboard rafts in a pool on Saturday and tried to race them.
Officers with Columbus Police Department have arrested a man in connection with a church burglary.
Former librarian Lindsey Beck will serve as the new coordinator for the Lowndes County Imagination Library, a local nonprofit which aims to improve early childhood literacy in the area.
Mississippi State University football players Donald Gray Jr. and Gabe Myles sign a shirt for Bo Carter, 9, during Camp Rising Sun at Camp Pratt in Columbus on Friday.
The city of Columbus' summer job program will begin Tuesday, three weeks later than normal and after a mad scramble to put the program together.
Cat Hines gets to feel pretty cool these days. That's because her father, Bob, is one of 12 people -- from an initial field of more than 18,300 -- to be named astronaut candidates for NASA's space program.
When 11th graders Sunny Higgins and Alexis "Leki" Nelson were in sight of the end of their 166-mile journey walking from Greenville to Columbus, they burst into tears and hugged each other.
A teenager accused in an armed robbery in May has turned himself in to Columbus Police Department.
The baseball league Debbie Taylor oversees with her husband Larry doesn't have any rules. There are no strikes. Players can't get out. And everybody gets to score.
Christine Chandler saw a need for change in Columbus. So, rather than sit back, she decided to get involved and help out at the police department.
Caledonia will hold its second municipal election of this cycle on July 18 as planned as concerns about whether the town would have the requisite number of election commissioners to stage it have presumably been alleviated.
The Columbus Municipal School District plans to refinance its debt from 2009 general obligation bonds used to fund construction of Columbus Middle School, according to board of trustees president Jason Spears.
Sports tourism is already strong in Columbus, Thomas Berkery said. If he has his way, it's about to become much stronger.
Columbus' long-running Juneteenth festival may have fewer vendors than normal this year, but organizers are still looking forward to a busy weekend.
A Columbus man is charged with embezzlement his employer's gas credit card for personal purchases.
Officers with Columbus Police Department arrested a man who was in the process of burglarizing Express Oil Change Tuesday morning.
Economic development takes leadership, and the Golden Triangle is a prime example of that, according to Mississippi Development Authority Executive Director Glenn McCullough.
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