The Columbus code enforcement office has worked more than 400 cases this year. Department director Tomarris Jones said that since January, city crews have demolished 11 houses. Five more demolitions are in progress and city workers have also cleaned and mowed a number of overgrown lots, he said.
Lowndes County voters will head to the polls Aug. 26 to decide a $47 million school bond issue and Lowndes County Circuit Clerk Haley Salazar said her office is ready.
Fred Hisch, of Alabama, waits for road-side assistance on Highway 82 in Lowndes County after running out of gas with his family and their oversized rocket ride traveling behind them Monday.
Columbus Light and Water will take customers who owe more than $500 in delinquent payments to Justice Court.
Three Columbus men were killed in a one-car accident early Sunday morning after their vehicle left the road and hit a tree.
Today may be Dr. Philip Hickman's first day as superintendent of the Columbus Municipal School District, but he feels like he has been preparing for the role his entire career.
A one car accident claimed the lives of three men early Sunday morning.
The Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority is looking for soccer coaches for the upcoming season. Greg Lewis, CLRA Programs Director, said coaching youth sports is a win-win situation. The children learn valuable life lessons and the adults are rewarded emotionally, he said.
Mayor Robert Smith is in the process of appointing five members of what will be Columbus' redevelopment authority and hopes to have the group ready for councilmen to review sometime in the next two months.
Mississippi University for Women will host its first August graduation on Aug. 2.
4-County Electric Power Association officials are asking customers to call law enforcement if they have received phone calls asking for bill payments.
Mississippi University for Women is partnering with a community college to offer a bachelor's degree to culinary students.
Columbus Light and Water board members on Thursday sent a message to the company installing new water meters in the city: Pick up the pace.
Thursday was the final Sounds of Summer concert of the season.
Officials at Columbus Air Force Base say they are evaluating the services they provide to personnel after an Air Force Times study listed the base as one of the least-popular to be stationed in the Air Force.
A Meridian man died in Lowndes County Thursday when his SUV was rear-ended by an 18-wheeler.
Since American Eurocopter put down roots in the Golden Triangle in 2003, more than 800 helicopters have departed the hangar at Golden Triangle Regional Airport. After a re-branding to Airbus Group in January, the Airbus Helicopters plant in Columbus is gearing up to launch its second full helicopter assembly line on Aug. 28.
A meth lab has been discovered in Lowndes County and authorities are searching for the persons responsible.
For the second consecutive year, Mississippi University for Women has been named one of the Nation's Greatest Colleges to Work For by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
1. Sunday morning wreck claims three lives COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. 3 die in Lowndes County crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. One injured, another detained in Friday shooting STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. No-jangles: Starkville Bojangles closes STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY