Use of marijuana has increased by 7.5 percent since 2007, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Lt. Eddie Hawkins said.
On his first day as a law enforcement officer, Phillip Goodwin pulled over Keith Worshaim near the Lowndes County Soccer Complex for reckless driving three times.
Normally, what happens in Washington, D.C. attracts little attention from the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors as they handle the business of the county.
Although no motions were made and no votes were taken, the Lowndes County board of supervisors agreed during Wednesday's meeting to accept most of the proposed changes for a joint resolution with the city asking an extension of the county's 2-percent restaurant sales tax.
If Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins arranges a joint meeting of Columbus and Lowndes County officials to negotiate how to divide a 2-percent restaurant sales tax, Mayor Robert Smith said he will not attend.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith is rejecting a proposal to save a 2-percent restaurant sales tax, but he said he is open to continuing negotiations on how the tax revenue should be divided.
Work job creation should be the state's top priority, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said during his appearance Tuesday before a joint luncheon of the Lowndes County Republican Women and the Columbus Rotary Club.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees voted to begin a search for a new superintendent Monday after two failed motions to extend the tenure of current superintendent, Philip Hickman, whose contract expires at the end of June.
The sentencing for a Columbus woman who pleaded guilty to health care fraud earlier this year has been postponed.
A woman accused of intimidating a witness in a felony case turned herself in to Columbus Police Department Monday.
Gary Nugyen's "What I Did Last Summer" essay involved climbing Black Virgin Mountain -- what his mother referred to as his "spiritual home" -- biking through the town market and eating street foods with his cousins in Sa Dec, Vietnam, and, best of all, learning to ride a scooter.
A Columbus teenager is behind bars after allegedly stealing a vehicle and leading Lowndes County deputies on a chase down Highway 45 North.
A proposal for compromise has emerged in the standoff between Lowndes County and the city of Columbus over the renewal of the 2-percent restaurant tax.
At a luncheon of the Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce, Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins said Mississippi would have to get creative to compete with surrounding states like Alabama, Georgia and Arkansas.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors moved a step closer to acquiring the old Lipscomb building, located on the corner of Sixth Street North and Third Avenue, during its regular board meeting Monday.
Investigators with Columbus Police Department are asking for the public's help finding a suspect accused of intimidating a witness.
The firing of Columbus High School football coach Randal Montgomery earlier this week caught the Columbus Municipal School District board of trustees off guard.
A former Jack's Restaurant employee charged with serving unwholesome bread after she was accused of smearing bodily fluids on a burger in January pleaded guilty Tuesday.
Over the last two years, when people said the Burns Bottom revitalization project was dead, Columbus Redevelopment Authority President John Acker didn't correct them.
A man involved in a chase with Lowndes County deputies Tuesday is in custody.
3. MBN agent: Marijuana use more prominent, dangerous today than before COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Man arrested for book store embezzlement STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Brandon men arrested for attempted robbery STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY