A Lowndes County jury heard opening arguments and the victim's testimony Monday in the trial of a former head of security at Columbus Air Force Base accused of sexually abusing his then-11-year-old stepdaughter.
Students in Lowndes County schools will be better prepared to enter the workforce with the help of the Mississippi Scholars program.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded a $34,200 grant to the Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority to collect hazardous household waste.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen tonight will consider a switch in garbage collection methods from bags to oversize carts.
Special elections will be held Jan. 11 to fill two vacant legislative seats and an open position on the Mississippi Transportation Commission.
Authorities say a 5-year-old east Alabama boy was mauled to death by a pack of wild dogs.
Republican Gov. Haley Barbour is recommending 8 percent cuts for most Mississippi government agencies in the budget year that begins next July 1.
Renasant Bank today announced it will officially kick off its new Columbus location with a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 8:30 AM on Wednesday, November 17, 2010.
An Alabama high-school football coach has been denied bond on charges accusing him of sexual involvement with three minors in Mississippi.
After giving a bottle of water to an Iraqi boy, Veteran marine Lamarris Williams found the boy dead with his head buried in the sand outside a military base.
About 2,000 students from around the Golden Triangle will converge on McComas Hall at Mississippi State University this week as the university's theatre and music departments collaborate to perform Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "The Magic Flute."
A 31-year-old man died early Saturday when his brother's apartment caught fire, according to the Columbus Fire Department.
A 38-year-old woman was arrested Saturday after she came home drunk and angry her football team lost and head-butted her 15-year-old daughter, according to police.
Mississippi State University police have charged four area teenagers with breaking into cars during football games.
With flagging house prices and low buyer confidence, selling a house in Lowndes County can be intimidating. But former Columbus High School teacher Justin Sutton and his wife, Meg, are among the young couples braving the housing market now.
As home sales drop across the nation, Lowndes County homeowners are cutting their prices to stay competitive.
Alan Nunnelee is receiving a promotion and a demotion at the same time as he moves from the Mississippi Senate to the U.S. Congress.
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