Columbus & Lowndes County
A Columbus restaurant is going green.
J. Broussard’s has become the first restaurant in Columbus to turn much of its waste management operations over to a recycling company.
Golden Triangle residents tonight and Saturday may be facing heavy rains, frequent lightning and high winds as a powerful storm system is expected to cross the area, according to Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency Director Cindy Lawrence.
George “Happy” Irby, who had been the welcoming face of the Columbus Air Force Base for more than 50 years and one of Columbus’ best-loved philanthropists, died this morning at the age of 94.
Following in his father’s footsteps led Chris Jenkins, 37, to be named the 2008 Volunteer of the Year by the United Way of Lowndes County.
In tough economic times, contributions to the United Way of Lowndes County have been down, but the organization — in its 55th year — was able to distribute about $310,000 to the agencies it serves.
Come on, Columbus residents, and help make your city shine!
Visitors walking past Cook Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School’s Falcon Lab are likely to be serenaded by 23 young voices simultaneously singing 23 different songs.
Two men are recovering from minor injuries, after a head-on collision near Columbus Air Force Base’s east gate, Wednesday at about 2 p.m.
The Columbus Police Department has put together a program to introduce some bright young students to the world of police work.
Citizens of Columbus are gearing up to honor Lowndes County District 2 Supervisor Leroy Brooks for 25 years of service. Brooks, who was elected to his post in 1983, is the longest-serving supervisor in the county’s history and is the first African-American elected to the board.
John Calvin Harris Sr. has been named chief of police of Mississippi University for Women’s Police Department. He will join MUW in April.
The crowded gymnasium at Lee Middle School Tuesday stood as a testament to the many lives touched by Jennifer Nicole Jackson.
In a poll battle of potential new names for Mississippi University for Women, Waverley University has edged above the rest. But a surprise contender may be considered as a finalist: Welty University.
A young Columbus man had to be airlifted to a Tupelo hospital this morning after a single-car accident.
Local residents tonight will have a chance to improve their self-defense techniques while battling cancer.
Lowndes County residents attempting to abuse the system will quickly learn to try their scams elsewhere.
Absentee ballots for the May 5 primary election in Columbus now are available at the city registrar’s office in City Hall, located at 523 Main St.
Thousands of Columbus Light and Water Department customers last week began receiving electrical power from a “new and improved” source, according to CL&W General Manager Todd Gale.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol released new details today about an accident which claimed the lives of two Mississippi State University students.