For the first time in nearly a decade, the Columbus Municipal School District is ending its fiscal year in the black.
Visitors to Columbus will soon have another option for overnight lodging as a national chain is once again coming to the Friendly City.
Mere weeks into his new position, Ron Maloney, the new vice president for economic development for Clay County, is convinced he's the right man for the job and has found a good fit with Clay County and the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link.
An expansion for East Mississippi Community College may be on the horizon. As the Columbus Country Club heads to the auction block after more than a year of toiling in Chapter 11 bankruptcy, EMCC is one of the potential buyers with an offer on the table.
With a Sept. 15 deadline looming, Columbus city officials have started preliminary discussions for the Fiscal Year 2013 budget.
He has been a public school teacher, public college dean and is now head of a top-ranking public high school -- Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science. He is a passionate supporter of a high-quality education for all children, and his career has been driven by his desire to eliminate inequities.
U.S. military installations around the world breathed a sigh of relief when Congress recently killed a round of Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) scheduled for 2013 from its defense budget.
Qualifying opened Wednesday for two Lowndes County School District school board positions.
Investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department have arrested Tommy Flowers and charged him with one count burglary.
Wait times were long this week as parents and children packed the Lowndes County Health Department, trying to fulfill a new immunization requirement that caught many off-guard when school began this week.
A mother's curiosity lead to the arrest of two men and an assault against a police officer on Wednesday.
A request to honor a family member turned into a contentious issue during Tuesday's Columbus City Council meeting.
An ongoing dispute took a surprising turn Tuesday night when the Caledonia Board of Aldermen dismissed an employee's grievance against his supervisor.
A Columbus restaurant owner may have more questions than answers after appearing Tuesday before the Columbus City Council. Glen Baldwin, owner of the Cattleman's Steak and Fish House and Pit and Cone restaurants, wanted answers from the council regarding a recent appointment to the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Columbus Ward 5 Councilman Kabir Karriem has been selected to participate in a new leadership development initiative hosted by U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson.
Opening ceremonies are being planned for a soon-to-be completed sports complex. The Columbus Soccer Complex, located in the Burns Bottom area near downtown Columbus, is scheduled to be completed Aug. 21. The soccer complex will open Sept. 22.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Monday voted to give Silicor Materials an extension to meet terms of a local incentive package.
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