A year after a police officer filed a discrimination lawsuit against the City of Columbus, the case is one step closer to going to trial.
Most of the blighted and vacant property inside the Columbus city limits is in the core of the city, surrounding downtown. City planner Christina Berry has worked with a consultant through the past year to identify as many of those parcels as possible to develop an urban renewal district.
The Columbus Boys and Girl's Club has a new director -- and new momentum. Antwoin Richardson took over the reigns this month after former local club director Nadia Dale became the regional director for the Golden Triangle.
Sam looked pitiful, with sad eyes peering over the face mask. As soon as the doctor verified the flu diagnosis on went the mask.
The tradition of harvesting lake ice at a New Hampshire campground is off to a cold and early start.
A cutoff of benefits for the long-term unemployed has left more than 1.3 million Americans with a stressful decision: What now? Without their unemployment checks, many will abandon what had been a futile search and will no longer look for a job -- an exodus that could dwarf the 347,000 Americans who stopped seeking work in December.
A cat that spent at least three winter days in a northwest Ohio drainpipe has been rescued after initially refusing attempts to lure it out with tuna, the classic call of "here, kitty, kitty" and even a cellphone app that meowed.
Israeli officials and international dignitaries bid farewell to the late Ariel Sharon at a state ceremony today, remembering the controversial former prime minister as a fearless warrior and bold leader who devoted his life to protecting his country's security.
A federal judge has denied a request from Kmart Corporation to file a corrected report on testimony of its engineering expert in a lawsuit over flood damage to one of its stores in Corinth.
Mississippi death row inmate Caleb Corrothers argues he deserves a new trial because a Lafayette County judge refused to allow an expert to testify about the reliability of eyewitness identification.
As Camp Shelby's role as the National Guard's largest mobilization center is winding down, its leaders are focusing now on a future in cyberspace and drones for the facility.
Eleanor McCullen clutches a baby's hat knit in pink and blue as she patrols a yellow semicircle painted on the sidewalk outside a Planned Parenthood health clinic on a frigid December morning with snow in the forecast. The painted line marks 35 feet from the clinic's entrance and that's where the 77-year-old McCullen and all other abortion protesters and supporters must stay under a Massachusetts law that is being challenged at the U.S. Supreme Court as an unconstitutional infringement on free speech. Arguments are set for Wednesday.
Jane Kilgore has been named president of the Lowndes County School Board. However, the vote was not unanimous with board member Jacqueline Gray vehemently voicing her objections.
Oktibbeha County's search for a new county administrator is expected to last through February as supervisors use an informal process to hone a list of more than 30 applicants to five or so preferred candidates.
The Columbus Municipal School District and the Lowndes County School District honored some of their own on Friday.
This is how people described him: A proud veteran. A tireless volunteer. A man who never shied away from voicing his opinions. A man who held his faith dear. His name was Buzzie Dorn and he lived in Columbus. He died Jan. 4 at the age of 92.
City financial data shows that J5/Broaddus was paid $30,000 through four months for regular services since the firm was hired for a newly created project managing position for Columbus.
Felony arrests in Lowndes County and the City of Columbus rose in 2013, according to data provided by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department and the Columbus Police Department.
Bill Marcy said Friday that he's changing party labels, but not his conservative beliefs, to run as a Democrat for the U.S. Senate in Mississippi this year.
1. Builder of houses and people: Caledonia builder, Realtor dies at age 89 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. A church within reach COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Starkville to begin mulling residential parking ordinance change STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Columbus voted No. 6 Best Small Town Cultural Scene COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY