May could prove a critical month in the future of the Lee Middle School property on Military Road.
Power rates are going up in October for Columbus Light and Water customers.
Exactly how much is still up in the air.
A recently hired Columbus Police Department officer being investigated for soliciting a minor in West Point has been fired.
Columbus has formally joined forces with Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks on a multi-faceted initiative aimed to prevent crime.
About 10 years ago, a young girl came to George Irby looking for a job.
She was 16, Irby recalled, and she had a 3-year-old child of her own.
Former Lowndes County jail administrator Rick Jones has announced his intent to run for sheriff in 2019.
A simple plan aimed to engage citizens in shaping a redevelopment plan for the old Kerr-McGee plant site backfired Thursday night in the Sim Scott Park Community Center.
Columbus councilmen voted to terminate a city firefighter Tuesday following a lengthy executive session at the Municipal Complex.
Notre Dame is a second-half team. Everyone knew that, and the Irish's late comebacks had already become things of legend in this year's NCAA Tournament.
Years ago, filling local boards and commissions with concerned citizens was no problem, Columbus Chief Operations Officer David Armstrong said.
Jeffrey Rupp took only 20 copies of the entry form to Thursday's interest meeting for the first Oktibbeha County Innovation Challenge. Before he arrived, he thought he might have wasted paper.
As it happened, he needed about twice that number.
Columbus councilmen voted 4-2 Tuesday evening to suspend a city police officer for 30 days without pay for "conduct unbecoming" after he was stopped earlier this month in Starkville on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Ward residency played a key role in who city councilmen chose to fill the final vacancy on the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees.
Three Georgia men were asked to leave Walmart in Columbus Monday night after entering the store carrying weapons in plain view.
A Columbus police officer will face the city council in executive session Tuesday after apparently being stopped in Starkville recently for driving under the influence.
Walking up to the driver's side of a pickup that was "pulled over" by Lowndes County sheriff's deputies Tuesday evening in the Oak Grove MB Church parking lot on Taylor Thurston Road, the pastor and I muttered our lines to ourselves as we shuffled closer to the vehicle.
The city plans to tear down a house in Burns Bottom that is on the National Register of Historic Places as part of a tax-funded redevelopment effort in the neighborhood.
Columbus City Council on Tuesday agreed to demolish eight vacant houses in the Burns Bottom area to help support an ongoing Columbus Redevelopment Authority project in the area.
The pool of applicants to fill the Columbus Municipal School District board's final vacancy has grown to five.
A planned "community conversation" event aims to better inform and engage citizens about the challenges facing Lowndes County.
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