The new grading policy makes weekly tests count for 25 percent of the grade, daily in-class work and homework assignments count as 50 percent and the nine-week test count as 25 percent. There will also be no grade lower than a 55 given for the first nine weeks.
Bond has been set at $1 million for a West Point man accused of murdering his son, Michael "Shane" McClure.
With more than 30 candidates qualified to run for Lowndes County offices, many of the candidates are just names on paper. The Lowndes County League of Voters is looking to change that with a candidate forum on Thursday night.
A walk through the Southside neighborhood in Columbus yields an architectural mélange, from massive antebellum mansions to quaint Victorian houses to World War II-era bungalows. Together, they may soon become the city's first residential historic district registered with the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Nunnelee answers questions about the debt ceiling and attacks President Barack Obama's health care plan, irresponsible federal spending and giving borrowed money to any foreign countries except Israel while in a financial crisis.
A Columbus police officer is facing a 30-day suspension without pay tonight before the City Council after her squad car collided with another vehicle, injuring her and three elderly women.
Lowndes County took another step closer to expanding its industrial park into a sprawling development-ready recruitment machine.
David Winfield, the former District 5 supervisor who passed away due to natural causes Saturday at the age of 68, leaves a legacy of unquestioned tenacity and preparedness.
Bond has been set at $1 million for a West Point man accused of murdering his son.
Here's a look at weekend arrests, including the arrest of a Columbus man early Saturday morning at the Grey Goose nightclub for possession of a small amount of crack cocaine and marijuana.
After a year's worth of transfusions, the Columbus Boys and Girls Club is again standing on its own. From January to December 2010, eight local churches picked up the club's $2,800 mortgage, giving it time to catch up and get out of the red.
Gregory Gates makes people into angels ... literally. The owner of Gifts for All in north Columbus, a "whotnots" shop near Columbus Air Force Base, makes concrete sculptures for burial markers including headstones, babies, hearts, teddy bears, benches and of course, angels.
An alleged drunk driver led police on a chase through downtown Columbus Sunday night, hitting several vehicles before crashing into a fence at Mississippi University for Women.
A Starkville man is recovering in a Georgia burn unit following a Sunday morning fire. The unidentified man, said to be in his late 60s, is a resident of Boardtown Village senior living apartments on North Montgomery Street.
A 69-year-old West Point man is at the center of an investigation into the murder of his 48-year-old son.
At first glance, a paper trail detailing an out-of-state trip former Starkville School District Superintendent Judy Couey took seems to be an open-and-shut case for board action, but there may be more to the story.