When 90-year-old Columbus resident David Jones was a kid, he used to see airplanes in the sky and think to himself, "Maybe one of these days I'll be able to fly a plane or work on one."
Columbus residents who live in Ward 5 will take to the polls Tuesday to decide who represents them on the city council.
State Rep. Gary Chism, R-Columbus, joined other area lawmakers this week in filing a state funding request for the construction of a Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District-Mississippi State University partnership school, but the District 37 representative's bill could, if approved, delay the build by a year.
One of the oldest towns along the Upper Tombigbee River is the little, though once not so small, community of Pickensville, Alabama.
Authorities continued to search for suspects Saturday afternoon after an 18-year-old man was shot in the leg in south Columbus.
1. Columbus addresses inconsistent incident reports on Ball shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Bullet from Ball incident struck home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Boykin drops Civil Service Commission appeal COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Arrest report 2-12-16 STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY