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.
Party with a purpose. That, Kabir Karriem said, has been the theme for Seventh Avenue Heritage Festival during its 32-year history.
The raid, which took place Friday, was the result of a five-month investigation conducted by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department Narcotics Unit.
In the last hours of her life, Oranjula Shanklin did what she did best: She made her mother laugh.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday that GTRA was one of 16 airports that had been awarded funding from the Small Community Air Service Development Program for local air service needs.
The Columbus Lowndes Parks and Recreation Board has received 16 applications for the department's executive director position.
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