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.
As part of American Education Week, approximately 1,000 teachers, from public and private schools, will be celebrated at Mississippi University for Women on Wednesday.
A misdemeanor charge has been dropped against the New Hope Elementary assistant principal accused of not reporting the fondling of a first-grade girl by a first-grade boy classmate.
A pair of prominent locals whose late fathers were honored with namesake streets on Columbus Air Force Base shared some of the history behind the names Friday at Columbus Air Force Base's quarterly Base Community Council luncheon.
The smell of fresh paint hung in the air as Marc McGee took a stroll recently through the new 38,700-square-foot multi-tenant building in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.
Organizers say they're expecting 1,300 Civil War re-enactors to gather in northern Mississippi this weekend to depict a battle that actually took place in Tennessee.
A flood-prone East Columbus neighborhood should stay a little dryer after today.
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