The main order of business at Monday's Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors' Bureau board meeting was releasing grant money to a handful of events that rely on CVB funding.
The Columbus Lowndes E911 board of commissioners has hired Shalonda Givens as the department's new director.
Proposed implementations stemming from a joint land use study will be presented to the public Thursday.
Oktibbeha County Chancery Clerk Monica Banks will face her first election test since 2007.
The Starkville Police Department arrested and charged a 24-year-old Maben man with statutory rape Saturday.
It only took a minute for the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors to sign off on a measure it believes may ultimately save the county $200,000 in bond payments.
A decade ago, 1,500 Holocaust survivors traveled to Auschwitz to mark the 60th anniversary of the death camp's liberation.
A Japanese envoy in Jordan expressed hope that both Japanese hostage Kenji Goto and a Jordanian pilot held by Islamic militants will return home.
Next month marks the opening of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Transportation Museum in Columbus.
A Golden Triangle state representative says laws against texting while driving are almost assured to pass this legislative term.
Ecolab will reduce its Columbus workforce by roughly 43 percent over the next several months as the company shifts some of its operations to a new facility in Jacksonville, Florida.
The state fire marshal office will investigate the cause of a Saturday evening fire that destroyed a Columbus home on Moores Creek Road.
A statewide census of the homeless population in Mississippi will be taken this week, including in the Golden Triangle.
The race to become Lowndes County's next circuit clerk now has six candidates.
They say the customer is always right. Dr. Rick Young, president of East Mississippi Community College, thinks they are on to something.
Columbus Fire Chief Martin Andrews said his department responded to a call around 5:35 p.m. regarding a fire in the 700 block of Moores Creek Road.
The Alabama attorney general is asking a federal judge to stay a ruling that overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage, as advocates cheer what once seemed an improbable victory in the deeply conservative state.
A man who police say has been on the run since he escaped from a Mississippi jail 34 years ago was arrested Thursday in a small central Utah town, police said.
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2. Man charged with aggravated assault for shooting in Cracker Barrel COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Cracker Barrel shooting suspect captured in Tennessee COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CRA to hold off on Burns Bottom acquisitions COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY