A Columbus man pleaded guilty to statutory rape in Lowndes County Circuit Court this week. Stephen Noe, pleaded guilty to the 2011 rape of a then 13-year-old girl.
Officers with the Columbus Police Department responded to the intersection of Fifth St. and Main St. after a SUV hit a light pole.
With hunting season right around the corner, the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department is getting reports of more and more all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on the highway.
Sporadic fights between attendees of a Columbus High School football game have prompted school officials to issue new policies restricting attendance and behavior.
The City of Columbus is one step closer to implementing a federal grant that could bring about industrial development.
A pair of juveniles have been arrested for bomb threat at Caledonia High School.
As Hurricane Isaac made its slow churn through the Gulf of Mexico, some coastal residents took no chances, boarding up their homes and heading north to ride out the storm.
It has become the benchmark by which all storms are measured. It has become the stark demarcation between life before and after, with Hurricane Katrina sitting squarely in the middle of coastal residents' collective memory -- as vivid today as the muddy water lines and red spray-paint which can still be seen on homes uninhabitable, abandoned.
Fire Marshal Todd Weathers presented a proposal to members of the city council earlier this year requiring that all nightclub owners who have entertainment systems inside their establishments install a shunt, or a device that automatically shuts off the music when a fire alarm goes off.
With city departments adjusting to budget cuts recommended by the Columbus City Council, Travis Jones, director of federal programs, said the tight Fiscal Year 2013 budget means a change in some of the grants his office will pursue.
The Columbus Police Department's Special Response Team responded to a hostage situation late Tuesday at Apostolic Drive in Clay County.
Emergency responders rushed to the scene of a small fire at Cook Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School this morning, but the fire was out upon arrival, and no students had to be evacuated.
Organizers of the Legends Concert announced Monday they will not hold the event this year because of a lack of funds.
As Tropical Storm Isaac advances through the Gulf, attendees of the Republic National Convention in Tampa, Fla. continue to move forward with planned activities.
All is hushed at Animal Medical Center. The Saturday morning patients have been examined and the animals are snug in their kennels, without so much as a woof or a whimper as Dr. Louis Bounds makes his way through the darkened labyrinth.
As the Columbus City Council moves towards approving its Fiscal Year 2103 budget, organizations across the area will also be facing some tough decisions.
A north Columbus street will soon become a one-way street following approval from the Columbus City Council last week.
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