Shortly after a streak of well-publicized crimes hit the downtown area in late 2015, Columbus south side residents Julie Parker and Qua Austin organized a neighborhood watch.
Columbus police are seeking suspects in two Thursday night incidents that occurred about 90 minutes apart.
Columbus Police Department is seeking a suspect in the Monday evening armed robbery of a Columbus convenience store.
An employee of Columbus Municipal School District is accused of embezzling from a local department store when she was an employee there.
A viral Facebook post that claims a Columbus restaurant worker wiped menstrual fluids and licked a food order before delivering it to a customer has led to two investigations.
Mayor Robert Smith can see the light at the end of the tunnel for the Columbus City Hall renovation.
Columbus Police Chief Oscar Lewis is at least partly blaming rising crime in the city on biblical prophecy related to the end times.
In his five-plus years as president of Mississippi University for Women, Jim Borsig has frequently talked about the importance of a liberal arts education and The W's unique role in those fields.
Two more challengers have emerged in city council races in Columbus.
A local man is in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center for allegedly failing to report as a sex offender.
Columbus Municipal School District's board of trustees has opted not to create a budget advisory committee.
In April 2013, Friends of the Library for the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library kicked off an endowment campaign to support the library's children's programs.
After coming under fire for its special education model over the past year, the Columbus Municipal School District has increased its efforts to make corrections and improvements.
Work is well under way on a major paving project for Columbus.
A Caledonia man is in custody at the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center for allegedly stealing a friend's pick-up truck.
Officers with the Columbus Police Department arrested two last week for allegedly using stolen credit cards at local businesses.
While one Golden Triangle city mulls a short-term billboard ban, another has had one in place for more than a decade.
When Jane Jordan was a little girl, she showed cows she'd raised at the fair on the Columbus Fairgrounds where her father, Robert Burns, was property manager.
It isn't as much as it might have been, but the return on the investments made by the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors in the county's $30-plus-million hospital trust fund will still add close to $1 million to the county's general fund this year.
The death of a 13-year-old New Hope Middle School student has led the Lowndes County School District to take initiative in promoting gun safety.
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