Just over a month after a bond intended to fund a capital improvement plan for the district failed to pass, The Lowndes County School Board on Friday voted to move forward with some items in that plan.
A work session on Columbus' redistricting plan has been tentatively set for Oct. 21 at the Municipal Complex.
If you own one of the 638 homes or 44 businesses recently annexed into the city of Columbus, you'll be paying more property taxes, but some of that cost will be offset by lower insurance rates due to improved fire protection.
Ninety pieces of unused equipment have made the city of Columbus $90,270.
A local church sanctuary will soon be coming down after it was condemned last month.
The Columbus City Council on Tuesday fired a firefighter because he married a family member of a fellow firefighter.
It will now cost more money to hold an event at the Trotter Convention Center.
Each property owner that has not had an instance of violent crime at one of its events in the past five years is exempt from that requirement.
The Columbus city council unanimously voted Tuesday to transfer a city firefighter to another department after he married the relative of a fellow firefighter.
Sixteen applicants have been whittled to four as the Columbus Lowndes Recreation Authority board looks to hire a new executive director.
Mississippi is full of small towns that few people care about, aside, of course, from the people who live in those towns.
Three candidates applied to be the city of Columbus' appointment to a regional economic development board, but councilmen couldn't agree on a selection.
More than 83 miles of unstriped roads in Lowndes County will be striped after supervisors awarded a contract during their meeting Monday.
The candidates hoping to replace the vacant District 17 Mississippi Senate are set after the deadline to qualify passed Monday.
The Columbus Christmas Parade is going to have a younger feel this year.
The city and county's tourism board has a full nine members for the first time in nearly 16 months. The newest member of the Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Trustees is Thomas "Tango"
Mississippi University for Women's students, faculty and staff look to raise awareness and provide encouragement for women and men who have been affected by domestic and sexual violence on Tuesday.
Caledonia Elementary School was designated Friday as a 2014 National Blue Ribbon School, one of just two Mississippi schools to earn the prestigious honor and the only public school to achieve the distinction.
The firm that assisted Columbus officials with the city's recently approved annexation will discuss redistricting with councilmen Tuesday.
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