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Columbus, Mississippi is located in Lowndes County. Zip codes in Columbus, MS include 39703, 39705, and 39704. The median home price in Columbus is $129,900 which is roughly $65/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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48 min ago | Commercial Dispatch

West Point sales tax returns up nearly $100K

Sales tax revenue in West Point was up significantly in February compared to that month last year, while Columbus and Starkville revenues were slightly down.

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5 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

Browning on Business: New restaurants open in Columbus, Starkville

Cindy's Deli is in the spot that once housed Three Monkeys Pizza at at 910 Tuscaloosa Rd. Cindy Lynch is the owner, and her sister, Deborah Johnston, is the manager.

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5 hrs ago | Commercial Dispatch

Leaders approve speed curbing measures

County and city leaders are taking measures to increase safety and reduce speed on roads near churches and residential areas.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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Our View: When the shoe is on the other foot

During Monday's uniformly contentious and often ridiculous meeting of the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees, the board finally got around to interviewing candidates for the search firm that will be charged with identifying candidates for a permanent schools superintendent.

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Daily Times Leader

Local committee working to restore Northside school for community use

A group of West Point residents are trying to preserve an important cultural landmark in the community.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily Times Leader

Friends of BPL welcome local author to LWB

Columbus author Deborah Johnson is bringing her latest novel to the Luncheon with Books at noon, April 24 at the Bryan Public Library in West Point.

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Council could adopt millage increase resolution

Before a 1.1 mill tax increase for a capital improvement bond issue is set in stone, the city of Columbus must publish a notice of intent four times.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

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CAC annual gala goes 'Jeans & Jewels'

Columbus Arts Council Gala Committee chair Pam Russell, left, and committee member Sheila Clark get in the spirit at a planning meeting Tuesday for the Columbus Arts Council's Jeans & Jewels gala set for April 26. Tickets are available at the Arts Council's Rosenzweig Arts Center at 501 Main St., or by calling 662-328-2787.

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Quilts and codes: Folklore or fact, quilted messages of the...

Quiltmaker Sara Deloach, left, and her friend Elizabeth Simpson talk about secret signals of the Underground Railroad said to be associated with quilt patterns.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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J5 Broaddus using study to assist public works

City employee Sammy Porter prepares a flower garden for planting on Fifth Street in front of the Magnolia Bowl in Columbus on Thursday afternoon.

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Community Calendar for the week of April 13, 2014

Sunday at the Bluff -- Paleontologist George Phillips of the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science in Jackson speaks at 2 p.m. on "The Black Prairie 10,000 Years Ago" at Plymouth Bluff Center, 2200 Old West Point Road, Columbus.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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MSU dedicates $1.2M 4-H complex in West Point

The complex includes a nature trail, a 4-H shooting range, the Southern Ionics 4-H Environmental Center, the Mississippi Farm Bureau 4-H ATV Training Center and the Elizabeth A. Howard 4-H Therapeutic Riding and Activity Center.

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Residents question city's approach for infrastructure

Former city councilman Jay Jordan expresses his concerns about the city's plans to borrow $5 million for upgrades to the city's infrastructure.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

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Trotter work still set to finish late this year

In February, Columbus councilmen agreed to make the city its own contractor for a $1.65 million Trotter Convention Center renovation after bids for a general contractor came in well above project budget.

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Carver prepares for 29-mile charity walk

Oktibbeha County Ward 1 Alderman Ben Carver makes his way from Mathiston to Starkville via Highway 25 on Friday afternoon.

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Proposed Columbus charter school passes first hurdle

The state's Charter School Authorizer Board voted Wednesday to declare three applications eligible and complete to move forward.

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Tales From The Crypt alive and well

Flannery Voges-Haupt, of Starkville, looks up her Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science classmate Harper Panter, of Gulfport, while performing their historical rendition during Tales from the Crypt at Friendship Cemetery in Columbus on Wednesday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Council seeks public input on capital improvement

While Columbus councilmen have a working idea of the most needed capital improvements in their wards, all said they plan to use Thursday's public hearing to prioritize them if they choose to increase millage to pay for them.

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Taylor Blue hopes to open her own eatery one day

"My mom is the special education director for the Houston School District so I figured I could get a job anywhere," Blue said.

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Immanuel leaders reassure parents after split

Parents of Immanuel School students listen as new school officials speak about the school's future Tuesday at the school gymnasium.

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