Four people face bribery charges after a Lowndes County Sheriff's Office investigator learned a suspect in an aggravated assault was attempting to offer his alleged victim money.
Traffic signals at four intersections in Columbus are coming down, while three other intersections will see signals installed.
Columbus City Council upped the ante Tuesday to help law enforcement find an escaped inmate from Lowndes County Adult Detention Center.
Federal judge Debra Brown on Tuesday denied the motion to dismiss a civil lawsuit for wrongful imprisonment against a Lowndes County Justice Court judge who signed an affidavit for the arrest of a 17-year-old falsely accused of statutory rape.
"Intersections of Gender and Place," an exhibition now on view at the Mississippi University for Women Galleries, features artwork by Teresa Cole, Shawne Major and Amy Pleasant.
A would-be Columbus police officer withdrew his application Monday after he was charged with several offenses during a weekend traffic stop.
An anticipated vote on a proposal requiring those attending a school event to stand for the national anthem never made it to the agenda for Monday's meeting of the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees.
An otherwise amicable town hall meeting Monday briefly became chippy when a Columbus councilman accused a former political opponent of lying about his address.
A teenager accused of threatening a crowd at a public park with an AR-15 is in custody at Lowndes County Adult Detention Center for attempted aggravated assault.
Two Columbus teens are charged with burglary of a commercial building for allegedly breaking into a local business last week and stealing 20 guns.
A 21-year-old Columbus man faces charges of burglary and touching a child for lustful purposes after he allegedly entered a neighbor's home and assaulted a child younger than 14.
According to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES), there are 4,130 eligible workers in the Golden Triangle without a job.
Deputies with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office are seeking a suspect who allegedly pointed at AR-15 at attendees of a Saturday night event at the Plum Grove Community Center in the southern part of the county.
Deputies with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office arrested a Columbus woman after she allegedly stole money from her employer's cash register multiple times.
A West Point man is behind bars after being charged with five counts of burglary.
A suspect in a September shooting on Highway 69 turned himself in to Lowndes County sheriff's deputies Thursday afternoon.
Rhonda Patterson found herself a little closer to her dream Thursday.
Lowndes County sheriff's deputies are seeking both a suspect and a person of interest in a Sept. 29 shooting on Highway 69.
Forty-nine percent of Columbus Municipal School District employees who responded to an anonymous employee exit survey last year reported they would not recommend the district as a place to work.
Two Crawford residents are behind bars for an alleged sexual assault of a juvenile in Artesia.
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2. Would-be CPD officer popped for DUI, other charges COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Deputies seek man who wielded AR-15 rifle at park COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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5. Mickens takes on ex-opponent during town hall COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY