Local and state officials updated Ward 4 residents about measures they are taking to improve conditions on 14th Avenue while fielding questions about what still has to be addressed during a community meeting Thursday the Columbus Municipal Complex.
A Columbus firefighter turned himself in to the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department today after he was accused of having child pornography in his possession.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in locating a missing Monroe County man. William Harold Wright, 69, was last seen in Caledonia on April 11 on Cal-Vernon Road.
Local school districts are implementing new programs in hopes of encouraging students to complete their high school educations.
Area manufacturers and economic developers packed the East Mississippi Community College Mayhew Campus' Lyceum Center for the school's 24th Annual Salute to Industry.
Specifics on an incentive package designed to bring an automotive parts manufacturing plant to Mississippi remains under wraps, but a time and date for state leaders to meet and discuss the project was made public Wednesday after governor Phil Bryant called for a special session.
A Columbus teen was charged with felony fleeing of a motor vehicle after he crashed a stolen vehicle into a home Thursday morning.
A Starkville man is in custody and other arrests are expected after a Tuesday night fight at a Starkville apartment complex sent two to the hospital and left several others injured.
Two men in their early twenties lie face down in the snow, hands tied behind their backs, heads doused with dark red paint.
Of three ricin-laced letters mailed this month to public officials, only one made it into the hands of an intended target, 80-year-old Mississippi judge Sadie Holland.
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