Columbus Police Department confirmed the body of 10-year-old Justin Brown was found this afternoon.
Challenger Marty Turner appears to have beaten incumbent Fred Stewart in the run-off for the Ward 4 councilman seat in Columbus but 21 affidavit ballots remain uncounted.
A Columbus woman is in the hospital and her boyfriend is behind bars after he allegedly shot her in the throat Monday.
A Lowndes County woman has been named Mississippi's Parent of the Year by the state Department of Education. Roberta Weeks was awarded the designation late last week and received the letter in the mail informing her of the award on Saturday.
The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors voted unanimously Monday to table two items related to the establishment of a conflict of interest policy and a new policy regarding teleconferencing as a means of attending meetings.
1. One child found dead, search continues for brother COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Body of second boy recovered COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Search continues for boy feared drowned COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Suspect sought in morning shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Man in custody after shooting girlfriend COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY