Ricky Ball's family has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Columbus and several Columbus Police Department officers.
Monica Banks, Oktibbeha County's first African-American chancery clerk elected to office, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus Friday, Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant confirmed.
Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks is threatening to sue the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau if the board does not pay the second half of a $7,500 grant it awarded for the local Juneteenth festival.
Participation in a Mississippi State voter registration drive exceeded expectations over its two-day run this week.
Today is National Coffee Day and local coffee shops will be offering customers special deals.
2. Columbus drops $16K on complaint defenses COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Oktibbeha County Chancery Clerk Monica Banks dies STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. MSU coaches prepare to say goodbye to Stricklin STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY