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.
A Columbus man was hospitalized after a Friday evening motorcycle accident.
Columbus Fire and Rescue Capt. Richard McBride received recognition as the Firefighter of the Year on Thursday at the Columbus Exchange Club meeting.
Columbus Police Department officers are searching for an armed robbery suspect who allegedly held up a Sprint Mart on Highway 45 North Thursday.
A local man is being treated at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson after being shot in the chest in Columbus Thursday night.
Mississippi University for Women has been given the approval to name two buildings in honor of a pair of educators who devoted almost 60 years of combined experience in shaping the lives of students from age 6 to their 20s.
The Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce has announced new members and new officers for the 2016-18 term.
Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner has filed a petition for preliminary injunction against the city of Columbus and Mayor Robert Smith.
Ten-year-old Destin Poindexter is spending the week learning about Columbus during the Civil War era.
The city council voted on Tuesday to approve a new pay scale that includes 5-percent pay raises to the base rate of every rank through captain.
Two years ago, Aimee Bradley's daughter didn't think anything of exchanging online messages with someone she had never met.
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