It will likely be late next month before construction on the facility that will house CalStar Products is substantially complete.
The Lowndes County School Board held a specially called meeting Monday night to discuss the district's budget for the 2014-2015 school year.
Owners of private property on Co-Op Road have filed a motion against Lowndes County and two railroad companies for not repairing and re-opening a rail crossing after a judge ordered them to do so last year.
Immanuel Christian School is no longer affiliated with Immanuel Baptist Church. Church members on Sunday voted to accept a proposal from eight local businessmen that relieves the church from all obligations to the 35-year-old school and effectively severs the connection between the two, Pastor Charles Mullins confirmed.
A study conducted by the city's project managing firm -- one that lead to placing GPS trackers on city trucks to track their whereabouts -- revealed a potential waste of more than $1 million in the city's public works department.
As Columbus councilmen mull funding mechanisms for capital improvements, two Lowndes County supervisors are looking to address infrastructural issues in their respective districts.
Roughly 600 pounds of crawfish and 200 pounds of shrimp were sold at the Pilgrimage kick-off party Monday and Nancy Carpenter, the executive director of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau, called the event a success.
The site of a defunct plant in Columbus is part of a $5.15 billion dollar settlement from the company that acquired Kerr-McGee. Of that, $67 million for prospective environmental work will go to the environmental trust created to clean up the 14th Avenue North site.
A judge has dismissed murder charges against a Columbus resident who was charged with depraved heart murder after the 2006 stillborn death of her child. Lowndes County Circuit Court Judge Jim Kitchens issued his ruling Wednesday in the case against 24-year-old Rennie Gibbs.
One week from today, Columbus residents will have their say on a proposed millage increase that would fund a bond issue for capital improvements. Mayor Robert Smith and city councilmen have scheduled a hearing for April 10 at the Columbus Municipal Complex. The meeting begins at 5 p.m.
In the coming weeks, Mississippi University for Women plans to hire a consultant to evaluate bringing intercollegiate athletics back to the university.
A Columbus man was killed Tuesday night after he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a vehicle.
Columbus Fire & Rescue Assistant Chief Martin Andrews was named the department's interim chief Tuesday.
Caledonia's annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt is set for April 12 at Ola J. Pickett Park. Rissa Lawrence, who is coordinating the event, updated the town's board of aldermen on the event's status during its monthly meeting Tuesday.
Columbus councilmen have consolidated the offices of city planning and federal programs into one department and named city planner Christina Berry to lead it.
Irene Burrow Lancaster turns 89 today and along with birthday greetings from friends and family -- two children, six grandchildren, five great grandchildren -- the retired junior high teacher also heard from a former student.
Officials at Columbus Air Force Base are expecting this weekend's Wings Over Columbus to be the best event yet.
KiOR announced that it had closed the deal Monday on $25 million in financing that will keep the biofuel maker's doors open at least through August.
In an effort to promote more foot traffic and encourage special events on the newly renovated Old Highway 82 Bridge, Columbus councilmen agreed to temporarily waive rental and insurance fees for six months.
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