Hope Community Church received the go-ahead in June to relocate to the old Varsity Twin Theater in downtown Columbus, but it may be a while before the church -- and the coffee shop they planned to operate -- becomes reality.
During the Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday, the board approved funding in-kind services for Downtown Block Party, Pumpkinpalooza and Bulldog Bash.
What started as an argument between two women ended with numerous fist fights in the middle of Front Street in Artesia and two men arrested.
The Columbus City Council Tuesday unanimously voted to enter into an agreement with American Municipal Services, a Texas-based company, to collect money on outstanding warrants.
STARKVILLE -- If citizens were in the dark about the police department bond issue, their questions were answered Monday night.
Cadence Bank has announced it is investing $60,000 during the next three years in Columbus Lowndes Habitat for Humanity. Cadence Bank will contribute $20,000 per year to help eliminate poverty housing in Lowndes County.
Battling childhood obesity and diabetes starts with education, according to the Y. And the Y is trying to educate the public to reduce those rates locally.
The Golden Triangle Regional Airport celebrated its 40th anniversary on Friday. On hand to celebrate the landmark was previous Executive Director Nick Ardillo, who helped current Executive Director Mike Hainsey give out cake to commemorate the event.
Only 25 names remain in the running for the Columbus police chief position. After receiving 82 applications, Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, Chief Operations Officer David Armstrong and Human Resources Director Pat Mitchell spent Thursday afternoon dwindling the pool to 25 qualified applicants.
According to the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, there is a good chance Interim Columbus Police Chief Selvain McQueen would have been in violation of the Hatch Act had he stayed in the Lowndes County sheriff's race.
A Columbus man was found dead at the 300 block of Eighth Street North early Sunday morning after witnesses reported hearing gunshots.
Columbus police arrested Leonard Benard Cureton, 46, of 313 1/2 13th Ave. S. in Columbus, Monday for allegedly attacking a man with a knife Friday night at M and M Grocery.
Top lawmakers meet this week to start planning how Mississippi will spend tax dollars during the budget year that begins next July 1.
STARKVILLE - Starkville Police are investigating a Sunday morning robbery of a 21-year-old woman.
A man was found dead at the 300 block of Eighth Street North in Columbus early Sunday morning after witnesses reported hearing gun shots.
It's Friday afternoon, and the Columbus fairgrounds are both an oasis of calm and a teeming mélange of life. If this was an ordinary year, Bob Burns would be at the center of it all, just as he was for the past 60 years before his death Sept. 8 at the age of 87.
It was fall 1997, and the situation was unlike any the Lowndes County School District had ever faced. Halfway through his second term, Superintendent Tommy Smith disappeared. He stopped attending meetings, stopped returning phone calls and left the state.
Columbus Police spent Saturday morning scouring the banks of Luxapalila Creek, gathering evidence on the apparent homicide of a 34-year-old Columbus man.
STARKVILLE -- The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors avoided raising taxes and cutting services for the 2011-12 fiscal year budget, which it adopted Thursday at a special called meeting.
2. MSU apologizes for vulgar warmup shirts STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Police arrest 2 for 'Spice' trafficking COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Pilgrimage in black and white COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY