Despite a quick 5-0 vote with one abstention, concerns linger over the newly appointed city judges. Ward 5 Councilman Kabir Karriem abstained from Tuesday's vote when the candidates endorsed by the majority of the judge interview committee, on which Karriem was included, were not recommended to the council.
Hey kids -- the holidays are here. And what better way to enjoy the magic than with a visit with Santa and Miz Claus. Meet Santa and Miz Claus as they make a special visit to the Downtown Y at 602 Second Ave. N. Saturday, Dec. 11, from 9-11 a.m.
CALEDONIA -- Caledonia Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday to buy 20 acres southeast of Ola J. Pickett Park for $120,000.
After 10 years of campaigning, Anderson Grove is getting a new community center. The rural community nestled between Columbus and Caledonia broke ground Monday on its 5,000-square-foot community center.
The Columbus City Council never heard from city engineer Kevin Stafford Tuesday night, as was scheduled, because there wasn't much to report about the proposed soccer complex at Burns Bottom.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted Monday to delay replacing its appointments to the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors until it meets with city representatives.
The Columbus City Council is set to receive a report from engineer Kevin Stafford tonight regarding bids for the proposed soccer complex at Burns Bottom.
A Lowndes County jail inmate has filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming administrators refused to provide him with medical treatment.
When Bart Lawrence bought the Princess Theater on Fifth Street South with intentions to bring the faded theater back to life, he knew he was jumping off the deep end. "I always said getting into it that you could spend $1 million and still have plenty left to do," said the 32-year-old Army veteran.
Entering her first year of school in Durham, N.C., Cindi Rigsbee was unsure of herself. She felt shy and awkward; a mop of dark, unmanageable hair only compounded the problem.
The city ordinance responsible for creating and managing the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau could be in line for an update.
Is it possible you're loving your pet to death? Veterinarians and animal hospitals across the country have their eyes on a (literally) growing problem they say has as much to do with pet owners as it does the pets.
The success of Columbus' chapter of the Mississippi Main Street Association has Ward 6 Councilman Bill Gavin thinking something similar could work for Highway 45.
Cadence Financial Corp. has tentatively settled a lawsuit accusing the directors of the Starkville-based bank of misleading shareholders for personal profit.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for an Alabama man who appealed his 2009 manslaughter conviction in Lowndes County.
Barring further studies, little is known regarding how the latest annexation proposal may affect individual homes and businesses in four select areas of Lowndes County.
Former Columbus Packet owner Roger Larsen took the stand in municipal court Thursday, testifying that an ex-employee embezzled up to $22,167.70 in cash over a four-year period.
New security screenings implemented Nov. 1 seem to have travelers across the country in a frenzy. But locally, the changes have been quiet. And officials expect it to remain so.
A 48-year-old woman's morning shower was interrupted Thursday when a burglar broke into her home. Rodney Wayne Shaw, 43, of 801 Alabama St., shattered the window of a sliding glass door to enter the house in the 200 block of Kermit Street at about 7:44 a.m.
A reported rapist's recent use of blue lights to pull over and attack a woman adds another layer of distrust between the public and police, local lawmen say.
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