So far, six applicants are vying for three seats that will be up for grabs next month on the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors.
Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board meetings will continue to be monthly events.
A motion to change CVB by-laws to require bi-monthly rather than monthly meetings failed in a 4-4 deadlock.
The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors’ monthly meetings could become bi-monthly.
A recommendation to amend the organization’s by-laws ordering directors to meet every other month will be on the table during today’s meeting.
Festivals throughout Lowndes County are one step closer to receiving funding through the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau is under investigation by the Mississippi Office of the State Auditor.
Dozens of competitors have descended on Columbus Lake at the John C. Stennis Lock and Dam this week to prepare for this weekend’s Crappie Masters National Championship.
The text message came over my cellphone at about 4 p.m. Monday.
It was from Jeff Clark, one of our reporters, who was out covering the Columbus-Lowndes Convention & Visitors Bureau’s month board meeting.
Bernard Buckhalter was re-appointed to the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau on Tuesday by a 4-2 vote of the city council. Buckhalter is the manager of a Wendy’s chain restaurant in Starkville.
A request for the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors to help fund the upcoming Legends concert was withdrawn Monday, after CVB Executive Director Nancy Carpenter recommended the board not fund the event started by the CVB.
The CVB currently has a good set of grant application guidelines — requiring the submission of line-item budgets, as well as the anticipated impact of the festival presented — but they need to be adhered to.