Twelve years after the alleged crime and five years after his indictment, a former Palmer Home house parent will stand trial before Judge Jim Kitchens in circuit court.
One West Point man has died following a fatal shooting over the weekend.
Liz Hartmann has a bachelor's degree in international studies and sustainability from Miami University in Ohio. She has worked four years with the "Big Four" accounting firm Deloitte's strategy and operations division, helping with mergers and acquisitions in the health care and pharmaceutical industries.
Columbus police are investigating what is being reported as an accidental shooting.
Columbus is pulling out of the Golden Triangle Development LINK. City councilmen voted 3-2 during a budget work session Thursday afternoon not to contribute its normal $100,000 to the economic development organization in Fiscal Year 2019, which begins Oct. 1.
For firefighters, certain hazards of their jobs are apparent.
Columbus Municipal School District ranked fifth among the most-improved districts on English-Language Arts state testing in 2017-18.
A Mississippi Supreme Court decision issued in May will cost Lowndes County more than $800,000 in property taxes for at least the approaching fiscal year.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to provide $200,000 to the city of Columbus for use on its parks and recreation for Fiscal Year 2018-19 with no strings attached.
Lowndes County Sheriff's Office has arrested one suspect and is seeking another in connection a Saturday afternoon armed robbery at a residence at Priscella Circle, LCSO Capt. Greg Wright confirmed Thursday.
Columbus police are searching for a suspect in an attempted robbery at the Wingate Hotel early Saturday morning.
A Hamilton man was arrested Aug. 10 for cyberstalking a Lowndes County resident.
International Paper is one of the leading producers of pulp and paper products in the country, but Columbus Mill Manager David Phillips said the company hopes to take the lead on the community involvement front as well.
Upon further review, the city of Columbus may not be pulling out of Baptist Medical Group's primary care clinic after all.
A suspect has now been charged in the death of 24-year-old Jarrel Ward of Starkville.
Lowndes County Sheriff's Office is investigating a pair of armed robberies Saturday near Columbus Air Force Base.
There is probably no couple in the Golden Triangle whose names are more associated with running than Brad and Melissa Atkins.
Columbus Municipal School District officials are questioning whether the schools should be on the hook for a portion of a fee the city pays to outsource its ad valorem tax collection services.
Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton released more details on last week's armed robbery outside The Princess Theater during a Columbus Police Department Overview Committee meeting Thursday.
A Columbus woman has sued Connecticut food corporation Pepperidge Farm after she says she was hospitalized eating contaminated Goldfish crackers.
1. SPD: Shooting victim in stable condition STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Problem solver: LINK intern spends summer developing research-based guide for Golden Triangle COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Cashing in on life's lemons: Inaugural Lemonade Day in Starkville draws young entrepreneurs from across area STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Trial set for house parent accused of sexual battery COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Person injured in reported accidental shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY