Local law enforcement is investigating an incident at Columbus Middle School earlier this month in which a male student found a handgun in his belongings on campus.
Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Philip Hickman is out of a job.
Local pastor Willie Petty Sr. hopes his third try to get on the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees proves the charm.
Charlie Box didn't expect what he found in his last utility bill. But Columbus Light and Water officials did.
John Almond knows of a police officer who, on his first day of work, was the first to respond to the scene of an 11-year-old who was accidentally shot.
A Columbus man faces a domestic violence charge after Columbus Police Department officers responded to a call at Baptist Memorial Hospital earlier this month.
A man wanted for child abuse is now in the custody of Lowndes County Sheriff's Office.
A woman was arrested Sunday after she allegedly stabbed someone in the chest.
Columbus Police Department's head investigator Capt. Brent Swan is leaving for a job with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, and it appears he's taking a significant pay cut to do it.
New details have emerged from an investigation involving a Caledonia High School student who was arrested at school after authorities found a handgun in his room at home -- including that the student may have been a bullying victim, that he also had ammunition and that the handgun authorities found was a weapon that should have been logged into evidence for an investigation at Lowndes County Sheriff's Office 10 years ago.
Waukaway Springs Bottling Company is undergoing building renovations in hopes to restore the building to its original look.
Columbus Police Department's head investigator will leave the department for a position with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office.
An impromptu prayer circle, 16 members strong, assembled Tuesday evening in the hallway of the Municipal Complex, just outside the courtroom where the city council meets.
A Columbus murder defendant will spend the next 40 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder.
A Caledonia High School student arrested after authorities found a handgun at his home was also in possession of an old bullet resistant vest and a "small amount" of ammunition, authorities confirmed Wednesday.
Mother and daughter Margaret and Adeline Rollins of Columbus are doing well after liver transplant surgeries Tuesday in Atlanta.
Columbus council members on Tuesday selected Yvonne Cox to serve a five-year term on the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees.
A longtime obstetrics and gynecology doctor at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle has had his OB privileges suspended.
A decision by a competitor to drop all legal actions challenging Airbus Helicopters' contracts to provide as many as 51 UH-72A Lakota Helicopters should keep the Airbus assembly plant operating without fear of layoffs or furloughs, the Texas-based company says.
The trial for a man accused of first-degree murder is slated to begin today.
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