A bomb threat Thursday caused Columbus High School students and staff to evacuate. City Assistant Police Chief Fred Shelton said a thorough inspection of the campus yielded no explosives, and authorities issued an all-clear at about 3 p.m.
A Columbus man will spend five years in prison after pleading guilty this week to exploitation of a child.
When Caledonia Middle School Principal Karen Pittman announced over the intercom one day in August the students' behavior was "out of control" and that the entire school had to go to an assembly in the gym, Kim Holley didn't know what to think.
A Columbus woman was killed Thursday afternoon when she crashed her vehicle into a bridge column on Highway 45 Alternate in Lowndes County.
A new $7 million housing development is coming to Lowndes County.
Oktibbeha and Noxubee counties bucked the unemployment trend for the Golden Triangle and the state, showing a modest decline in unemployment for the month of September, according to monthly data the Mississippi Department of Employment Security released Wednesday.
Fire severely damaged a Columbus home Wednesday night.
Columbus police are searching for a suspect in a fraud investigation.
On Saturday, the Memphis Town Community Builders will host their sixth annual fall festival and haunted house.
Haley Montgomery didn't foresee herself starting her own business.
Mississippi University for Women, Columbus antebellum homes, Waverly Mansion in West Point and Mississippi State University are just a few of the "haunted" historical places that appear in Alan Brown's new book "Ghosts of Mississippi's Golden Triangle," which he discussed during a book talk at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library Monday.
Rural tourism doesn't come without challenges, according to Tom Chestnutt. Chief among them, he said, is community buy-in.
An ongoing drought is starting to damage some of Lowndes County's roads. County Road Manager Ronnie Burns said the drought is causing the ground to move, which is cracking paved roads.
People have been disappearing from the old tax office behind Zachary's restaurant on Second Avenue North. A Columbus native named Dementia recently returned to town to look for her family, the building's most recent victims. She's asked the Columbus Police Department to investigate. And what they've found is nothing short of terrifying.
District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks is hoping a study on county wages across the state may help lead to higher wages for Lowndes County workers.
The city of Columbus is now accepting applications for a federally-funded housing improvement program.
Former Central Intelligence Agency officer and author Valerie Plame highlighted the Welty Gala at Mississippi University for Women Friday night, where she pressed on gala attendees the importance of staying engaged in national conversations and challenging the government.
Methamphetamine arrests are on the rise in the Golden Triangle.
The College Board is giving raises to presidents of four public universities.
One person has died and another airlifted out of Columbus for medical treatment after a fire destroyed a mobile home on the 2600 block of Seventh Avenue North Friday night.
1. Gregory resigns from Partnership leadership position STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. CMS exhibits culture of giving COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Columbus police seek bank fraud suspect COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Ex park ranger gets 5 years for child exploitation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Columbus woman dies in car crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY