The West Point-Clay County Growth Alliance has suffered its share of growing pains over the past few months, with staff changes, a new partnership and a new direction.
Marriages and divorces for the week of March 12, 2012.
Building permits for week of March 12, 2012.
For the 31st consecutive year, Columbus-based Waters Truck and Tractor was awarded the International Circle of Excellence Award. The award was given through International Trucks.
Foul play is not suspected in the death of an Oktibbeha County man found dead March 14.
A resurgent Rick Santorum swept primaries in Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday night, upending the race for the Republican presidential nomination yet again and nudging Newt Gingrich toward the sidelines.
Lowndes and Oktibbeha County voters turned out primarily to vote for candidates on the Republican ticket.
Fresh off triumphs over primary contenders Tuesday night, Mississippi's congressional incumbents turned their focus to November.
Clean Sweep Columbus organizers are recruiting volunteers for their fourth annual community cleanup, which will kick off March 24 at 9 a.m. at the Hitching Lot Farmer's Market.
A Starkville man faces a robbery charge after an incident Monday at Petty's Barbecue on Highway 12 in Starkville.
Applications for the next session of Citizens' Police Academy, beginning May 21 at 6 p.m., now are being accepted at the Columbus Police Department.
U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker has won the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, beating E. Allen Hathcock of Stewart and Robert Maloney of Madison.
A resurgent Rick Santorum swept primaries in Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday night, upending the race for the Republican presidential nomination as he sought to push Newt Gingrich toward the sidelines.
Incumbent U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee of Tupelo has won the Republican nomination for Mississippi's 1st Congressional District.
Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney were almost evenly splitting Mississippi's Republican presidential primary vote Tuesday, with 60 percent of the precincts reporting.
Vic Schaefer will be the next women's basketball coach at Mississippi State University.
Without issuing a recommendation, the Columbus Planning Commission Monday passed a request to allow a church in a single-family residential district to the city council.
An anchor since Leigh Mall's inception nearly four decades ago, Columbus' Sears store permanently will close April 29, as part of a nationwide corporate restructuring in response to sluggish sales, amid a still-shaky economy.
JACKSON -- Mississippi voters are choosing nominees for all four U.S. House seats and one Senate seat, and Republicans are helping select a nominee to face President Barack Obama. Polls are open today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1. Suspected shooter's family says lover's quarrel led to incident COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Highway 50 shutting down tonight COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Former CMSD choir director indicted for child exploitation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Columbus teen charged with statutory rape COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY