Columbus Police Chief Oscar Lewis submitted a letter to city leaders Monday announcing his intent to retire at the end of the month.
Rachel Canter said the Early Learning Collaborative Act of 2013 contains a little-known provision that should encourage anyone to donate to the state's 14 pre-school collaboratives.
The Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce invites the public to an Education Town Hall with legislators this evening.
The parent of a special needs child in the Columbus Municipal School District spoke to the board for the second time this year to complain about what he believes is the district's mishandling of his son's educational needs.
If the sale of the Randolph Lipscomb property on the corner of Sixth Street and Third Avenue North is to be completed, the old house where the late Columbus attorney lived and practiced law will have to go.
Depending on who is making the case, Alabama's special Senate election today is about either continuing the "Trump miracle" in Washington or allowing "decency" to prevail back home.
Celebrity chef Mario Batali stepped away from his restaurant empire and cooking show "The Chew" on Monday as he said that reports of sexual misconduct "match up" to his behavior.
A would-be suicide bomber inspired by Islamic State extremists strapped on a crude pipe bomb, slipped unnoticed into the nation's busiest subway system and set the device off at rush hour Monday in a scenario that New York has dreaded for years, authorities said.
Consumer advocates reported some glitches Monday in the final days for "Obamacare" sign-ups, although the Trump administration largely seemed to be keeping its promise of a smooth enrollment experience.
Transgender recruits will be allowed to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, the Pentagon said Monday, as President Donald Trump's ordered ban suffered more legal setbacks.
Of the 110 local families in Adopt-a-Family, the United Way of Lowndes County's venture to provide Christmas presents for needy families, only five still need businesses to purchase their Christmas gifts.
Oktibbeha County could get up to $30,000 per year in additional revenue as a result of a franchise agreement supervisors recently approved with MaxxSouth.
It's not a new pitch, but Higher Education Commissioner Glenn Boyce is making it again -- Mississippi needs to get more educated in a hurry.
An inmate who escaped his work detail has been captured in Mississippi.
Johnny Coleman has always moved comfortably in and out of the black community of Columbus.
The day Qua Austin's daughter started kindergarten at Union Academy, the "girly girl" with big red bow on her head couldn't have been more excited.
Investigators with Mississippi Department of Education have been in and out of classrooms in Columbus since November, checking on all 472 students with special education needs in the Columbus Municipal School District.
As the Columbus Municipal School District wrangles with how to improve its ailing school accountability rating, it may be able to take lessons from other districts throughout the state.
In 2003, Lori Pierce and her family moved to Columbus from Savannah, Georgia. Despite warnings from some of her new neighbors, she enrolled her son in the Columbus Municipal School District.
Friday will be a December snowfall to remember for much of southern Mississippi.
1. SPED parent speaks at school board meeting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus police chief retiring at year's end COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local toy drives, fundraisers still short of goals COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Commission delays decision on Lipscomb House demolition COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. County OKs franchise agreement with MaxxSouth STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY