The Lowndes County Supervisors established a “pay floor” of $13 an hour at its meeting Tuesday at the courthouse.
Greenfield Environmental Trust Group Director of Environmental Programs Lauri Gorton, along with other officials in charge of the clean-up at the Kerr-McGee property in the Memphistown area of Columbus reported Tuesday a major milestone has been reached.
Lowndes County sheriff’s deputies are seeking a suspect in a Sunday shooting near South Pickensville and Yorkville roads.
A pile of burning leaves caused a gas explosion on Jolly Road north of Columbus on Monday afternoon.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle Administrator Paul Cade has announced new directors for the Women’s Services, Radiology and Case Management departments. Bradley Rhodes, MSN, RNC-OB, has
One of the many beauties of a sport is the community that it helps foster.
The Columbus Light and Water Department is moving forward with plans to issue debt to upgrade its broadband backbone. Fiber accounts for about $3.6 million of the $8.7 million bond issue the city council approved Nov. 16.
An Aliceville, Alabama, man suffered gunshot wounds in a drive-by on Bluecutt Road early Saturday.
Officials from the city of Columbus and Lowndes County took one small step forward on planning for American Rescue Plan Act spending, meeting Wednesday morning to try to find some common ground.
In July, when Neel-Schaffer Engineering took over the management of a $6.5-million paving/concrete project in the city of Columbus that had already fallen hopelessly behind schedule, the firm’s Kevin Stafford told the city council he hoped the project would be complete by fall.
At last week’s city council meeting two engineering firms pitched their services to serve as consultants for spending the $5.6 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act money the city will receive.
A man wanted for a Northside murder is in a Wyoming jail awaiting extradition, according to Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle welcomes new rheumatologist, Dr. Ocheowelle Okeke, MS, MD, to its medical staff. She is in practice at BMG Golden Triangle Rheumatology,
Monday Profile: A ‘rough and tumble’ woman: Officer lives in Starkville but serves in Columbus because of the variety
It started with a need for structure.
“I wanted to go into the military right after high school,” said Johannah Owusu, 23, a patrol officer with the Columbus Police Department. “I am a very structured person, and I function best where there’s a lot of structure and discipline. I grew up as an only child, and I wanted that sense of family and belonging.”
Since 2012, Leapfrog Group has been issuing hospital safety guides twice a year. Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle is one of 23 hospitals within the nation to receive the top rating — straight A’s — every year and the only hospital in Mississippi to earn the top rating this fall.
In another world, it might have been two bald eagles.
Ben Franklin, as local historian Rufus Ward reminded the crowd before Columbus City Hall Thursday afternoon, wanted the turkey to be his young nation’s national bird. Instead, the bald eagle won out.
Medical marijuana is expected to be one of the major issues during the upcoming legislative session, District 39 Representative Dana McLean told the Columbus Exchange Club Thursday afternoon.
Salina McCoy would be 31-years-old now, and had she been given the opportunity to fulfill her teen-aged dream of becoming a cop, she might be investigating cold cases.
Noisy neighbors and juke joints beware: Columbus has a new sound ordinance.