A blast of winter weather gripped Columbus, coating the city and Lowndes County in about 3 inches of snow, sleet and freezing rain Sunday and today. Hundreds of businesses and schools in north Mississippi, including across the Golden Triangle, canceled classes today as the storm set in.
State law calls into question $30,000 in past donations to Caledonia's park, which caused the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority to funnel $100,000 from the town this week.
The Columbus Police Department disciplined officers and reworked its search policy after a suspect was turned in to the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center with a pistol in his jacket in November.
Construction crews were still wrapping up work on the new Columbus Middle School just 10 days before the 155,000-square-foot facility admits students, but the building's contractor said Friday it will be move-in ready.
A law causing headaches for those suffering from colds or sinus problems has squashed methamphetamine arrests in Lowndes County.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman on Friday issued a notice of intent to veto amendments to the city's sidewalk ordinance, passed Tuesday by the Starkville Board of Aldermen.
With weather forecasters predicting a winter storm today capable of dropping up to eight inches of snow on the Golden Triangle, shoppers flooded local stores Saturday to pick up last-minute provisions.
As West Lowndes Middle School Principal Cynthia McMath and Athletic Director Roosevelt Bridges presented framed 8-by-10-inch certificates of appreciation Saturday morning to the family of the late Jane Coleman, the daughter of the longtime coach and teacher, Cassandra Danner, couldn't hold back her tears.
A spokesman for Gov. Bob Riley says he will attend the BCS Championship game with a ticket he purchased and will travel aboard a state aircraft.
Two young children were called "demon spawns from hell" by a woman who beat them during hours of torture while bound with duct-tape and let them die, according to testimony at a hearing Friday.
The National Weather Service says up to 8 inches of snow could fall in north Mississippi and Alabama with light flurries further south beginning Sunday.
EADS North America started the new year with a contract to build 12 more UH-72A light utility "Lakota" helicopters for the U.S. Army at Columbus' American Eurocopter plant.
As firefighters hosed down her charred home Thursday evening, Joyce Manigo watched in stunned silence. She had arrived home at about 5:45 p.m. Thursday to find flames tearing through the inside of her house.
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