All nine Lowndes County Adult Detention Center employees on duty when an inmate escaped from the facility earlier this month have received "pretty serious discipline," according to sheriff's office chief deputy Marc Miley.
Investigators with Columbus Police Department are investigating the homicide of a missing West Point man whose body was discovered in Pickens County, Alabama.
While targeting penalties are up 73 percent this year, veteran Southeastern Conference football official Stan Murray said he believes the message of the dangers of targeting are getting through to players and coaches alike.
The State Board of Election Commissioners qualified three candidates for the Mississippi House of Representatives District 38 special election earlier this week.
A Thursday evening fire left an east Columbus home with extensive damage, but no one was injured.
1. Aldermen pass amended alcohol ordinance STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Princess owner plans to reopen theater COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. GTECHS students find success in unconventional setting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY