Lowndes County Board of Supervisors President Harry Sanders recalls a time when illegal dumps were as much a part of the rural landscape as fence posts and hay bales.
Authorities say what may be a human bone was discovered in Steens on Thursday.
Utility rates for Columbus residents are going up.
One letter. That's all it took to knock Dev Jaiswal out in the final round of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
Circuit clerks' offices in the Golden Triangle will be open until noon Saturday to accommodate absentee voters for Tuesday's special runoff election for Mississippi's 1st Congressional District.
As three men beat and cut a deputy checking on a car at a highway rest stop, his partner -- on all four of legs -- came to the rescue.
Col. John Nichols, Commander of the 14th Flying Training Wing of the Columbus Air Force Base, spoke to the Exchange Club Thursday about changing the perception of the base as a "bottom-tier" base, among other things.
One of the world's leading aerospace companies has selected Mississippi State University to host its Stitched Resin Infused Composite Research Center.
Two Greenville men have pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of a World War II veteran who was also known as the Delta region's first "Hot Tamale King."
Pentagon leaders are trying to "fine tune" U.S. strategy for ousting the Islamic State group from Iraq.
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct."
The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access.
The mystery of Swiss cheese and its disappearing holes has been solved: The milk's too clean.
People passing through Columbus looking for a place to stay have a wide range of choices.
The many volunteers who work week in and week out to ensure the hungry of Lowndes County receive basic sustenance remind the community that tickets are still available for the Loaves & Fishes Soup Kitchen's major annual fundraiser.
Renovations to the Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus are nearly complete, and the project is on pace to come in under budget.
Tronox officials have announced the company will cease production of sodium chlorate at its Hamilton facility at the end of November.
The U.S. Department of Justice has multiple issues with the upcoming Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's merger plan, including the preservation of a "one-race, African-American" school already comprised mostly of minority students, court records show.
WHEREhouse Dance Company in downtown Columbus is moving.
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