A routine traffic stop for a Mississippi University for Women police officer ended with a Columbus man in jail for carjacking and kidnapping late Tuesday.
Two weeks before its planned closing, the New Hope YMCA has been given a reprieve.
The way to beat the country's opioid crisis is to medically treat opioid addiction rather than just throw addicts in prison.
Police Chief Oscar Lewis seemed to learn more about his position security Tuesday evening, as city councilmen approved a "plan of action" for him to move forward in the wake of a consultant report that called for his resignation.
Lowndes County supervisors unanimously approved an amended interlocal agreement that will allow the county to pay off its debt for the Communiversity in 10 years.
Authorities have identified a man who reportedly attacked and injured a Columbus police officer who was rendering aid in South Columbus Tuesday.
City councilmen will likely have to consider individual raises for two city employees when they meet again to discuss the city's Fiscal Year 2018 budget.
Illinois native Emily Konior was working for the Transportation Security Administration in Birmingham, Alabama, when she was hired in March as an officer with Columbus Police Department, the department she'd been wanting to work for in the town she had been wanting to live.
Friday afternoon after work, Lance Dodd and his fiance Jami Harvey took their 3-year-old son, Jackson, to Lance's grandmother's place for a bit of end-of-the-week unwinding. At least, that's what they thought they were doing.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees were greeted with good news on several financial fronts during Monday's regular board meeting.
If you are looking for reclaimed building materials, Jacob Pannell figures he probably has what you're looking for. If only he can find it, that is.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing on Thursday to seek input on planned improvements at two interchanges in Columbus.
Columbus Air Force Base's economic impact on the region has grown for the third straight year, according to a recently-released economic impact report.
When Leah Daughdrill was 18, she moved in with a family friend. The Leakesville, Mississippi resident was promised a stable home, which she'd never had, and drugs, which she'd been addicted to for years.
Dr. Robert "Bob" Gilbert lived more than a century and didn't waste a moment of it, family and friends say.
Mississippi law enforcement and medical agencies are bringing the fight against the state's growing opioid and heroin epidemic to Columbus next week.
For most of its 110 years as a town, Caledonia has adopted a "the fewer rules the better" approach.
Austin Shepherd said he planned to fist-pump when he got back to his office.
Columbus city councilmen approved a 2-mill tax increase Wednesday during their second meeting on the city's Fiscal Year 2018 budget.
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