Columbus Mayor Robert Smith is taking a sick week following an approximately 12-hour visit to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle on Sunday.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith said it himself: His job is to be the No. 1 salesperson of the city.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith will ask city councilmen to rescind a $10,000 pay raise he voted himself last week.
City officials have made a finalized list of infrastructure improvement projects public in advance of their meeting Tuesday, when councilmen will consider a $5 million bond issue to finance road, drainage and sidewalk deficiencies.
The public is invited to attend the Seventh Annual Mayor’s Unity Picnic 4 p.m. Saturday at the Columbus Riverwalk.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith is encouraging citizens to join him at the Riverwalk for the first annual Mayor’s Walk.
Quality of life is an often-used phrase from local politicians, a puzzle they all talk about solving when they get elected.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith has been elected three times now and knows the puzzle has many pieces: Infrastructure, financial stability, safety, aesthetics and many others.
A crowd showed up at the Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus on Tuesday.
The occasion was Mayor Robert Smith’s annual Thanksgiving luncheon, which ran from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event honored area resident 55 years of age or older.
Lifelong Lowndes County resident Charlie Smith, now in his 70s, admits he’s forgotten a few things about visiting Catfish Alley during his youth.
On Thursday, city officials unveiled a monument commemorating the area’s rich history as a commercial and cultural hub for African-Americans and a gathering place for all races. The sides of the monument list the names of those who ran restaurants, barber shops, dentist offices, drug stores and entertainment venues during the area’s peak eras in popularity and success.
Dear Slim: This letter is written in answer to Spencer Smith’s letter to the editor from page 4A of your Aug. 12, Dispatch, and your