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July 2017

CVB Board Member Resigns

Jul 26 2017
Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Nancy Carpenter presents a cowbell to board treasurer Lester "Pinky" King during Monday's… > Read More



May 2017

Forbes Recognizes Columbus, Mississippi

May 25 2017
Forbes Magazine recognizes Columbus, Mississippi: The City That Has It All.      > Read More



April 2017

MUW Music Department Presents ‘An Evening of Jazz, Tangos, and Milongas’

Apr 19 2017
The MUW Music Department presents “An Evening of Jazz, Tangos, and Milongas,” a concert featuring the MUW Jazz Ensemble, on… > Read More



A Southern jewel:2017 Pilgrimage has so far attracted more than 1,000 people from all over the world

Apr 6 2017
As sunlight beat down over the magnolias in Clay County Wednesday afternoon, visitors wandered up a gravel road to Waverley… > Read More



Webber repeats as Columbus Pilgrimage 5K winner

Apr 2 2017
Chris Webber went back to back Saturday morning claiming the Columbus Pilgrimage 5K. The Columbus Christian Academy student set a… > Read More



March 2017

Columbus students tell ‘Tales from the Crypt’

Mar 25 2017
Within a burial plot at Friendship Cemetery, candlelight glances the silhouettes of anxious bystanders and the faces of a few… > Read More



77th Annual Columbus Spring Pilgrimage Event celebrates splendor of antebellum homes, offers fun

Mar 24 2017
The arrival of spring heralds the return of warmer weather, beautiful floral blooms, and Columbus’ premier event, the annual Spring… > Read More



Kickoff party, Catfish in the Alley highlight opening of 77th Spring Pilgrimage

Mar 19 2017
Live music and famously Southern foods will be served up in the opening days of the 77th annual Columbus Spring… > Read More



February 2017

Sales tax figures mixed in region

Feb 22 2017
Sales tax collections in the Golden Triangle are a mixed bag so far in the 2016-17 fiscal year.  Collections sent… > Read More



Honoring Mississippi’s history

Feb 20 2017
On February 17, 1992, Kenneth P'Pool met a crowd of fellow history and architecture lovers on Mississippi University for Women's… > Read More




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Whitehall (c. 1843)

Whitehall (c. 1843)

Open by appointment. Circa 1843 NATIONAL REGISTER HISTORIC DISTRICT   This pillared mansion was built near the street, although the property extended over an entire city block; it includes gardens,…

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Upcoming Events

CPD’s City-Wide Toy Drive

17 Nov 2017

NOW through Dec. 11, the Columbus Police Department Benefit Fund Committee is sponsoring a City-Wide…
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MSU Bulldogs Football vs. University of Mississippi

23 Nov 2017

The Mississippi State Bulldogs close out their 2017 football season against the Ole Miss Rebels in David…
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Bass Tactix Youth State

24 Nov 2017

Friday and Saturday November 24-25
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