There's a hill in Caledonia where, at night, people can hear the growls, barks and occasional roars of lions, tigers and the many other animals that call Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary Home.
Area legislators at an education town hall meeting in Columbus Tuesday evening responded to a range of questions about education with conflicting solutions, all of which involved either cuts or increases in spending on schools.
Of the 110 local families in Adopt-a-Family, the United Way of Lowndes County's venture to provide Christmas presents for needy families, only five still need businesses to purchase their Christmas gifts.
The day Qua Austin's daughter started kindergarten at Union Academy, the "girly girl" with big red bow on her head couldn't have been more excited.
Investigators with Mississippi Department of Education have been in and out of classrooms in Columbus since November, checking on all 472 students with special education needs in the Columbus Municipal School District.
The second trial of a man accused of capital murder in the shooting death of his disabled cousin ended in a hung jury Thursday.
A Columbus man accused of abducting his ex-girlfriend faces charges from kidnapping and domestic violence to reckless driving.
There is a split second right before a car wreck when the driver has to decide how to avoid a collision.
Hot chocolate, holiday cookies, Christmas decorations and music from Palmer Home's children's choir await attendees of the Columbus children's home's annual Christmas open house Thursday.
A Columbus man accused of abducting his ex-girlfriend is in custody this morning after he spent Tuesday on the run from Lowndes County sheriff's deputies.
A man accused of capital murder in the death of his disabled cousin will stand trial this week for the second time.
If someone calls 662-480-3001, they will get a voicemail from a man with a thick Southern accent, informing the caller they've reached the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office's non-emergency line -- dial 1 to talk to an officer, dial 2 for the warrants division and otherwise please leave a brief and detailed message, it instructs.
One hundred-one Mississippi University for Women students who spent Tuesday and Wednesday nights in a local hotel will return to their campus residence hall, two days after the hall filled up with carbon monoxide, prompting an evacuation from the building and sending 28 students to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle.
There is a developer interested in purchasing the former Lee Middle School property on Military Road.
A body found Thanksgiving afternoon at Lake Lowndes State Park has been identified as an international student at the Mississippi University for Women.
A Louisville man died at the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center Monday night.
With the shopping crowds out for Black Friday, local law enforcement are gearing up to increase patrol and doling out tips to shoppers who want to stay as safe and comfortable as possible.
This week, 40 families living in Columbus Housing Authority residences will receive a laundry basket filled to the brim with fruits, vegetables, cake mix, canned goods, baking ingredients and more.
Use of marijuana has increased by 7.5 percent since 2007, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Lt. Eddie Hawkins said.
On his first day as a law enforcement officer, Phillip Goodwin pulled over Keith Worshaim near the Lowndes County Soccer Complex for reckless driving three times.
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