The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office reports the following felony arrests.
After nearly five months without a permanent superintendent, the Columbus Municipal School District is ready to move forward in the search, releasing a 12-point list of criteria Thursday that will be used to advertise for candidates.
A fire caused severe damage to a Columbus home early Thursday morning.
The three names left in the superintendent election all have one thing in mind: the students of Lowndes County.
Singer Jon Banks fell in love with gospel music when he was 5 years old. Like many before him, he derived greater joy from the empowering, uplifting message of gospel than the catchier, more earth-bound lyrics of pop and R&B.
Starkville's Christmas tree lighting ceremony is on hold. Due to a shipping snafu with the 17-foot, pre-lit LED commercial tree, the tree lighting originally set for Sunday will take place on Nov. 28, immediately following the Christmas parade at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Thursday he voted after all for a state ballot initiative that would declare life begins at fertilization.
U.S. Air Force officials announced plans this week to slash more than 13,500 civilian jobs next year, but Columbus Air Force Base is expected to emerge largely unscathed by the brunt of the cost-saving measures.
Building Permits Oct. 18 - Oct. 26
Building Permits Oct. 11 - Oct. 17
Building Permits Oct. 4 - Oct. 11
Marriages and Divorces Oct. 19 - Oct. 26
Marriages and Divorces Oct. 13 - Oct. 18
Marriages and Divorces Oct. 5 - Oct. 12
STARKVILLE -- Parents of Armstrong Middle School students: Language arts bragging rights are on the line tonight.
With less than a week before the Nov. 8 general election, county officials across Mississippi -- including in Lowndes and Oktibbeha -- are frantically trying to cope with a state error on ballots which was discovered after hundreds of absentee ballots had already been cast.
Columbus police are looking for a man who is believed to have robbed Miller's OK Tire Store on Highway 45 North Wednesday afternoon.
Marriages and divorces for Columbus (October 26 through November 2); Lowndes County (October 26 through November 2) and Starkville (October 19 through November 2)
Jack Cristil is a busy man these days. The much-anticipated biography, "Jack Cristil: The Voice of the Bulldogs" is just off the press.
STARKVILLE -- City officials say that by Nov. 14 they'll have the proper staff to make significant headway in reducing incidents of brown water in the city's supply.
1. Man's body recovered from Lowndes Co. pond COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Student's statutory rape charges dismissed COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Portion of Military Road closed after culvert collapses COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY