Tension occasionally punctuated a three-hour school board meeting that, at one point, featured Mayor Robert Smith saying he felt he was being treated like a "second class citizen."
Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Philip Hickman says he'll recommend withdrawing from the district's reserve funds to avoid a tax increase for the coming fiscal year.
A Clay County couple has been arrested on charges related to the sexual abuse of children.
Almost 200 people attended a three-hour public open house in West Point to have officials from energy company Southern Cross Transmission answer their questions about a proposed HDVC transmission line that may run through their property.
A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on religious objections to same-sex marriage moments before it was set to take effect Friday, ruling it unconstitutionally establishes preferred beliefs and creates unequal treatment for gay people.
1. Over 25 arrested on drug-related charges COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Man arrested after attack at Palmer Home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. CMSD expected to tap reserves rather than raise taxes COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Schaefer outlines the business of basketball COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY