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February 2017

City engineer: Phase 1 of amphitheater going well

Feb 17 2017
In another three months or so, a new amphitheater in Columbus could be open for business. Sort of.  Phase 1… > Read More

Our View: Snow family deserving of Legislature’s honor

Feb 17 2017
Roughly half way through the 2017 session, the Mississippi Legislature's performance is, as usual, subject to mixed reviews.  But there… > Read More

January 2017

Children’s museum project ‘coming together’

Jan 24 2017
Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board members are starting to get excited about the design phase of a new children's… > Read More

Nonprofits encourage involvement on MLK Day of Service

Jan 6 2017
Organizations throughout the Golden Triangle are looking for volunteers to work on service projects on Martin Luther King National Day… > Read More

December 2016

Catfish Alley improvements moving forward

Dec 8 2016
Catfish Alley will soon get a makeover.  Columbus city councilmen on Tuesday approved a $275,417 bid from Weathers Construction for… > Read More

Mississippi’s Golden Triangle featured: Columbus, Starkville, West Point make 60 Minutes

Dec 3 2016
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi’s Golden Triangle’s industrial development efforts will be in the national spotlight as an episode of… > Read More

Trumpeter Huff in ‘Messiah’ spotlight

Dec 3 2016
The Columbus Sings Messiah spotlight gets around. It starts on the tenor Roderick George at "Comfort Ye My People" and… > Read More

November 2016

Regional sales tax collections steady

Nov 17 2016
Sales tax collections are holding relatively steady in the Golden Triangle. Columbus was the only of the region's three major… > Read More

The W Gears Up for Winter Fest Activities

Nov 16 2016
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The holiday season is quickly approaching and Mississippi University for Women is gearing up for a month-long… > Read More

Making the loop: Sailors of nation’s river systems often stop in Columbus along way

Nov 13 2016
When Dave and Beth Rogers arrived in Columbus Nov. 2, they hadn't set foot on land in a week. The… > 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

Society of Mississippi Archivists Conference

26 Apr 2017

The biennial conference of the Society of Mississippi Archivists will be held April 26-28 at…
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Mississippi University for Women Piano Students’ Recital

28 Apr 2017

Mississippi University for Women presents a Piano Students' Recital Friday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m., in Poindexter Hall,…
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Columbus Arts Council Gallery April exhibit

28 Apr 2017

Throughout April, the CAC Gallery exhibit "FLASH POINT," features the work of Melissa Morgan.   A…
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