The Mississippi Development Authority will contribute $110,165 more than it was going to initially to help Lowndes County and the city of Columbus pay for a firing range for Columbus Air Force Base
How much money J5 Broaddus may have saved the city during its first year as Columbus' project managing firm isn't known, but the man who runs the company says the savings exceed the $90,000 flat rate paid to it during its first 12 months of work.
Clay County supervisors accepted a bid to widen and overlay Airport Road during their meeting Thursday.
Thirty years ago, after working a series of small jobs, often multiple ones at a time, Jo Ann Walk-Ferguson helped open the GNC in Leigh Mall in Columbus.
Now, she has retired.
CalStar threw the switch on its brick and paver manufacturing plant in June to test equipment. In July, employees began making product.
Mississippi's Lieutenant Governor anticipates that in next year's session, state legislators will be able to appropriate the largest allocation to community colleges in Mississippi history.
The city of Columbus, because of looming increases in insurance premiums, will no longer offer health insurance coverage to its retirees.
Golden Triangle residents contributed almost $70,000 to this year's hotly contested campaign between incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel in the Republican primary and run-off for Senate.
Recently released unemployment statistics show slight improvement over last July in the Golden Triangle.
The numbers also tell a story of need for more job opportunities, as area rates are well above the 8-percent rate for Mississippi as a whole.
When Lowndes County and the city of Columbus bought the Maxim medical building after the company shut its doors, they believed they were acquiring a 130,000-square-foot facility over 19 acres of land.
Expect to begin seeing some major road and drainage work on 14th Avenue North in October.
Columbus councilmen accepted a bid from Colom Construction Tuesday of $755,394 for the long-awaited improvement project.
The Golden Triangle sales tax revenue uptick continues.
For the fourth month in a row, revenue was up in Columbus, Starkville and West Point.
Highway 50 will be shut down from 10 p.m. tonight until at least 4 a.m. Thursday for the installation of a water line crossing for the Love's truck stop.
Eleven Lowndes County festivals will have one more year before they begin to see less and less financial assistance from the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith will not get a raise and neither will any other city employee.
Frank Goodman was hired to oversee Trotter Convention Center six months before construction work on the facility was completed in 1987. Trotter was created through a renovation and conversion of the old National Guard Armory and city auditorium.
That was the last time he got to see a major renovation of the building until this year.
Lowndes County supervisors on Friday approved providing an estoppel certificate to a company that has announced plans to purchase the Severstal steel plant.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith will ask city councilmen to rescind a $10,000 pay raise he voted himself last week.
Whether or not you plan on attending a private fundraiser for Mayor Robert Smith tonight, you have a vested interest in the event if you are a Columbus resident.
The Mississippi Ethics Commission has issued a preliminary report stating that meetings of the Columbus mayor and city council that took place this year violated three sections of the state's Open Meetings Act.
Page 1 of 34 next »
Search articles back to February 2009 with the form above.