A packed house of Columbus residents Monday at Sim Scott Park Community Center heard city leaders' plans for crime prevention and reduction.
Three New Hope High School students charged with statutory rape have been released on bond.
A Smithville woman faces charges of child exploitation after she contacted a 15-year-old girl from Lowndes County.
Starkville aldermen continued the tradition of promoting from within for leadership positions and hired Charles Yarbrough to lead the city's fire department.
Not everyone has the courage to pack up and travel the country at age 18, but Marquet McBride did.
2. New Hope statutory rape case to go to grand jury COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Woman charged with child exploitation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Shooting victim in stable condition after weekend incident STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY