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November 2016

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



Spring completion expected for amphitheater

Nov 3 2016
Work at Columbus' new amphitheater is moving along smoothly, officials say.  Robyn Eastman, senior project manager for J5 Broaddus, the… > Read More



October 2016

Art ‘n Antiques: Event with a new name and expanded scope brings decorative arts, floral design unde

Oct 31 2016
An annual autumn landmark event returns to downtown Columbus Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 3-5, but with a slight retooling. Art… > Read More



CVB hosts rural tourism conference

Oct 25 2016
Rural tourism doesn't come without challenges, according to Tom Chestnutt. Chief among them, he said, is community buy-in.    "People don't… > Read More



MISSISSIPPI TOURISM ASSOCIATION PRESENTS INDUSTRY ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Oct 7 2016
MISSISSIPPI TOURISM ASSOCIATION PRESENTS INDUSTRY ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS AT GOVERNOR’S CONFERENCE ON TOURISM   The Mississippi Tourism Association (MTA) presented their… > Read More



September 2016

Mississippi bicentennial tour to visit Trotter

Sep 21 2016
A statewide celebration of Mississippi's 200th birthday will kick off in Columbus in early October.  The Trotter Convention Center will… > Read More



City collects record $10 million in sales tax

Sep 14 2016
Columbus has officially crossed the $10 million milestone for yearly sales tax collections for the first time ever.  City Chief… > Read More



August 2016

Sales tax growth continues for Columbus

Aug 22 2016
Columbus sales tax collections continue to rise over last year's record-breaking results.  In August, the city received $825,608 for June's… > Read More



Get the blues and catfish in Columbus, MS

Aug 17 2016
In the heart of Mississippi's Golden Triangle region is Columbus, a charming small town on the banks of the Tombigbee… > Read More




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R.E. Hunt Museum

The R. E. Hunt Museum & Cultural Center is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2011 and supported by alumni, volunteers and friends.   R. E. Hunt opened its…

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Upcoming Events

Hazard Lecture Series: “Mississippi’s Marie Hull”

23 Oct 2017

Heritage Academy presents the 26th Annual Hazard Lecture Series. This year's programs celebrate Mississippi's Bicentennial…
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GT Outdoors Annual Awareness & Fundraising Banquet

24 Oct 2017

Golden Triangle Outdoors presents their annual Awareness & Fundraising Banquet Tuesday, Oct. 24, in the…
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Columbus Middle School production ‘When I Grow Up…’

26 Oct 2017

Thursday and Friday, Oct. 26 and 27, at 6:30 p.m., Columbus Middle School students present…
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