Columbus police expect to soon arrest a disgruntled former employee of Zaxby's for calling in a threat of violence to the fast food restaurant Thursday night.
Ward 6 Councilman Bill Gavin believes Columbus schools' poor performance is a major issue stunting the city's growth.
At 6:40 a.m. Wednesday morning, Monroe County resident Dannie Fowler woke up to a call from Columbus Police Department investigators.
Fred Shelton was a sergeant with CPD's patrol division in 1995 when he joined the department's newly created community policing team tasked with building better relations and communication lines with citizens.
In a special-called board of trustees meeting Wednesday morning, lasting less than 10 minutes, the Columbus Municipal School District voted unanimously to extend its contract with the private transportation company Ecco Ride.
Columbus police have arrested a suspect in a more than 20-year-old capital murder case, city officials confirmed today.
After sliding on her hot pink boxing gloves, Gina kept her chin down and eyes forward, ready to face her opponent. "One, one, two," her husband, Gill, said instructively, bracing for the next punch into the boxing mitts.
Tyler Edmonds was about to take the stage to speak to a room full of attorneys in Biloxi earlier this month when he received some unfortunate news.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation has almost completed nearly five miles of paving along two entrances to the Columbus Air Force Base, thanks to amenable winter conditions.
A Lowndes County Circuit Court jury on Tuesday acquitted a Columbus man accused of stuffing meat down his pants at a grocery store and trying to run away.
Students in the low-residency Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Mississippi University for Women will be on campus through June 2 for their Full Residency period, consisting of workshops, seminars and public readings by students, faculty and guest writers.
A Columbus man charged with felony child abuse has been denied bond because of a Mississippi Department of Corrections hold.
A woman accused of threatening to blow up the Columbus office of the Department of Human Services had her trial continued after she showed up at court Monday drunk and high, officials said.
Lowndes County sheriff's deputies are seeking suspects in a pair of Monday night store robberies. Chief Deputy Marc Miley said the two robberies are possibly related.
A Columbus man is in jail after allegedly locking a disabled child in a vehicle.
For many, the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway is something you drive over when on Highway 82 in Columbus or Highway 50 near West Point. For others, it's a great source of recreation.
Jeanette Cotton still expects to see her brother George walking down the street or coming around the corner of the hallway in the home he shared with his mother in southeast Columbus.
Canyon Boykin's trial is set to begin exactly two years to the day after he shot and killed Ricky Ball in Columbus.
A former Belk employee is facing five years of house arrest after pleading guilty to embezzlement.
A Crawford woman is accused of shooting at her boyfriend.
1. Ex-employee threatens shooting at Zaxby's COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Cold case arrest brings closure to family COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Officers reflect on a city rattled by a series of murders in the '90s COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Oktibbeha County's chancery candidates preparing for nonpartisan race STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY