Five months into his job as Oktibbeha County sheriff, Steve Gladney still exudes the genial, relaxed personality that helped catapult him into office in his race against a popular incumbent.
The local chapter of the American Red Cross is approaching its goal in the grassroots "Heroes" campaign. Officials hope weekend fund drives will push them over the edge.
The Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society wants all paws on deck Saturday for a scavenger hunt fundraiser at Waverly Marina.
There are truths you know and truths which take the circuitous route, leading you down one life path, only to plant you squarely at the intersection of another.
The City of Columbus will hold a public hearing on its redistricting plan on Monday at 6 p.m. at the courtroom of the Municipal Complex.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board has reversed course on the matter of legal council, voting to renew its contract with Board Attorney David Dunn for three more years.
Columbus native Scott Colom has been appointed municipal judge by the Aberdeen Board of Aldermen on a 4-1 vote. Ward 1 Alderman Alonzo Sykes voted against the appointment.
Enrollment at Mississippi State University is set to increase for the eighth consecutive year and, with no signs to indicate a change in pattern, University and Starkville developers are making strides to accommodate the continued student influx.
First-term Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant told a group of teenagers that he believes it should be possible for public schools to have some sort of nondenominational prayer to open the day. However, the Republican said he's not prepared to take any legal action to push the issue.
The state Court of Appeals has upheld an award of $500,000 to a teenager who was sexually abused by workers at facilities operated by the Mississippi Department of Human Services in Starkville and Ackerman.
An investigation into an early morning burglary at 4-County Electric Power Association led to the arrest of a Columbus couple.
Lowndes Circuit Court Judge Lee Coleman Tuesday granted a continuance in the murder trial of James Newell of Vernon, Ala.
The second of three final candidates has withdrawn from consideration for the city schools superintendent's position.
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