After years of planning, the Communiversity -- a major workforce educational training center -- is under construction. State, local and federal officials were on-hand for a Friday morning groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the facility, off Highway 82 in Lowndes County just west of PACCAR.
Columbus officials are mulling offering rewards for information to help the investigation of four murder cases, according to Mayor Robert Smith.
Officers with the Columbus Police Department have arrested three local teenagers in connection with a string of armed robberies of pizza delivery drivers over the last week.
Oktibbeha County residents could incur a 2.4-mill tax increase next year needed to support a $14.5 million road bond.
When Billy Scott woke up on Nov. 5, 2015, he had multiple missed calls and messages telling him West Point Stockyard was in flames.
1. Father of woman charged with providing New Hope teen alcohol speaks out COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Charlie Burgin, local singing legend, dies at age 69 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Hilton: Hospital report filled with misleading data STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. City hires public defender for Municipal Court COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Columbus honors four outstanding citizens COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY