The Mississippi flag has been taken down at Mississippi University for Women, but the timing of its removal may have had more to do with construction than Reconstruction.
A witness in a Lowndes County capital murder case was cross-examined for about 30 minutes in court Tuesday when his testimony did not match four previous statements he had given to police.
Bill Walker expressed a few reservations as he stood atop the ladder.
At a meeting of the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees Aug. 22, the board voted to take action on two personnel matters involving an elementary school teacher and administrator during executive session.
A suspect in an attempted armed robbery is in custody after she turned herself in to authorities on Monday.
A Columbus man was one of two United Airlines pilots arrested over the weekend on suspicion of being under the influence of alcohol while preparing to fly from Scotland to New Jersey.
East Mississippi Community College is inviting gamers from across the region to a Local Area Network party on Friday at its Golden Triangle campus.
On Aug. 18, four days after the rains stopped, librarian Trey Veazey walked through the front doors of his Baton Rouge, Louisiana, elementary school to see if anything could be salvaged.
Although you probably have not realized it, Greg Andrews or a member of his staff has been to your house or business and driven past your property three other times in the last four years.
Local fans of Mother Goose give her a big hug during the Mother Goose Picnic held at the Lee Home Friday.
When Michael Williams was charged with possessing a controlled substance last week, he was already at the jail. He was arrested for having methamphetamine in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center, a crime that carries a felony charge whether possessing the controlled substance outside the jail is a felony or not.
A severe outbreak of fall armyworms is wreaking havoc in yards and fields across Mississippi.
With a month of command of the 14th Flying Training Wing under his belt, Col. Douglas "Gos" Gosney met with the Base Community Council to lay out some goals for his time at Columbus Air Force Base.
The city of Columbus has introduced a new app that aims to make it easier for citizens to report code violations.
At a town hall meeting at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post in Columbus Wednesday, local veterans told the director of the Veterans Affairs hospital in Jackson they were angry about the treatment they'd received from staff there.
In the computer lab at Stokes-Beard Elementary School, fourth graders sat in pairs Tuesday morning with their heads bent toward computer screens.
A Columbus man was arrested for an Aug. 17 burglary when he arrived at the Lowndes County Courthouse to face indictments for other felony charges, including a previous burglary.
This month, the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board selected an architecture and a design firm to transform the old Elks Building into a children's discovery center and museum.
Columbus police have arrested two more suspects in an ongoing cyberstalking case.
The driver of a pickup was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with unknown injuries Wednesday at about 8:15 a.m. following a collision between his truck and another pickup at the intersection of Highway 45 North and the Kroger Grocery Store parking lot near 18th Ave. North.
1. State flags no longer fly at MSU STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Local pilot detained for alcohol in Scotland COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Photo: Practice makes 'purr'-fect STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY