A number of rivers, creeks and ditches in the county are slated for improvements to prevent flooding, erosion and undermined roads.
Joyce Ellenwood's mission is clear: Raise the profile of the Boys and Girls Club in the Golden Triangle.
The tension in Leslie Sharp's shoulders released and her family exhaled Friday when the not guilty verdict was read in her murder trial.
Gov. Haley Barbour took a tour of the Golden Triangle Regional Landfill on Thursday where local officials will be building an operation to capture methane gas to produce electricity.
Columbus police responded to the 600 block of 22nd Street South to investigate the shooting of a Columbus man this morning.
Columbus police arrested six males and charged them with armed robbery and burglary of a dwelling after a woman claimed she was robbed at her residence late Thursday night.
Time moves slowly on Seventh Avenue North. Sometimes it seems to creep as insidiously as kudzu along a cinderblock wall. Other times, it is softer, mellower, evoking days of porch sittin', slow sippin' and smoke-drenched blues.
As the Lowndes County District 5 supervisor race heats up, Independent Roger Larsen, founder of The Columbus Packet, and Democrat Leroy Brooks, the incumbent, met Thursday at the Columbus Exchange Club and offered their thoughts on important issues facing the district.
The third day of testimony in the Leslie Sharp murder trial ended with a stalemate over the allowance of new evidence.
Columbus police arrested and charged a Columbus man for burglary with possibly more arrests and more charges on the horizon.
Building Permits Sept. 20 - Sept. 26
Blufish Design Studio, a graphic design and advertising agency, received three American Graphic Design Awards from Graphic Design USA for their design work.
Marriages and divorces Sept. 20-Sept. 29
The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors Wednesday approved the agency's fiscal year 2012 budget of $1.53 million.
The following people were arrested in Oktibbeha County from Sept. 20-25, according to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Office
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office report the following felony arrests:
By next Christmas, Columbus could have a shiny new package to unveil -- an upscale hotel in the heart of downtown. It's an idea people have bandied about for years: Demolish the Gilmer Inn -- along with its sometimes colorful reputation -- and clear the slate for a boutique chain hotel with historic charm and modern amenities.
1. Columbus loses a football legend COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. City Council denies request for ordinance change COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. First female African American MSU architecture grad memorialized STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Balcony at Starkville project breaks ground today STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY