Marlee Matlin doesn't do anything halfway, including leaving an impression at Mississippi University for Women. The youngest woman ever to win an Academy Award for a leading role was on campus Thursday to meet with students and speak at the 2010 Welty Gala.
A 36-year-old Columbus man died Thursday after his truck ran off Highway 45 and rolled in Lowndes County.
The new mascot of the University of Mississippi Rebels will be a black bear, officially replacing the goateed Southern gentleman "Colonel Reb" who was banished from the sidelines almost seven years ago. Thursday's unveiling of the "Rebel Black Bear" is the latest move in the school's effort to distance itself from symbols of the old South.
Do you believe in ghosts? A trip to some of Columbus' most haunted houses and visits from beyond the grave at Friendship Cemetery could be enough to convert the most skeptic nonbelievers.
Columbus may be without a permanent city judge for a month or more, but there are no shortage of candidates expressing interest.
Joe Higgins is not happy with the Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau, and he's making no secret of it.
The town of Caledonia, 10 miles north of Columbus, will have the welcome mat out Saturday as residents and visitors celebrate the seventh annual Caledonia Day.
A 24-year-old man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter after flipping his car on a gravel road in Lowndes County, killing his 25-year-old front-seat passenger.
Mississippi State University landscape architecture students wandered Columbus on Wednesday, scouting the area for design ideas.
KiOR is turning into a bigger deal than expected.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office reported the following felony arrests:
Pet owners in Starkville will be in for a treat this weekend as the city celebrates Responsible Dog Ownership Day in McKee Park.
The Starkville planning and zoning commission Tuesday unanimously approved a conditional use request and preliminary plat for Florida Care Properties Inc. to build a new training center at the corner of North Montgomery Street and Womack Road.
Oktibbeha County School District officials closed out the books on the 2010 budget year when they approved the final budget in a brief business meeting Wednesday night.
The Starkville Police Department recently released its arrest report for Sept. 27 through Oct. 8.
U.S. Rep. Travis Childers of Mississippi says he's hoping for a campaign boost when former President Bill Clinton appears Thursday at a get-out-the-vote rally designed to energize college students.
Our posse's on Broadway. Or at least it was. A small contingent from Columbus was in New York City Monday and Tuesday to speak with Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's financial services regarding Columbus' credit rating.
Two people were injured in car wrecks Tuesday morning, one near Columbus High School and the other on 18th Avenue east of Highway 182.
1. Man's body recovered from Lowndes Co. pond COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Student's statutory rape charges dismissed COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Portion of Military Road closed after culvert collapses COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY