Renovations are under way at Lion Hills Golf Club, as East Mississippi Community College readies the facilities for an expansion of its Mayhew campus in 2013.
A former New Hope woman accused of having a sexual relationship with two 15-year-old boys was found guilty of two counts of sexual battery Thursday in Lowndes County Circuit Court, ending a two-year legal battle and more than five hours of jury deliberations.
Christy McGough was found guilty Thursday of checking two juvenile boys out of New Hope High School without permission in 2011 and engaging in sexual acts with them on multiple occasions.
A decade has passed since the Kerr-McGee chemical plant on 14th Avenue was shut down and sealed off from the public, but residents say the toxic after-effects linger, endangering the health of approximately 3,500 people who call this East Columbus neighborhood their home.
A drug raid in New Hope Friday led to the discovery of a methamphetamine lab and the arrest of a New Hope woman.
Fans of United Deli were greeted with a comforting taste of the familiar Tuesday as they packed into the popular East Columbus eatery for their lunchtime fill of cheese steaks, muffalettas, gyros and baklava.
Officials with the Golden Triangle Regional Airport say commercial flights will continue despite the possibility of federal funding for the airports' air traffic control tower being cut.
There were not many gun carriers in the room -- only about six or seven people said they held concealed carry permits -- but after Tuesday's Columbus Rotary Club meeting, some members said they are rethinking their stance.
To say that Democrats will sweep this year's West Point municipal elections is not a prediction. The local Republican Party failed to field a single candidate in the city's mayoral and selectmen races.
There was a time, not too long ago, when chemotherapy patients at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle had to endure long waiting lines to receive vital treatment.
At a time when the Columbus Municipal School District was cutting non-essential expenses, Tommy Prude spent close to $1,000 on a conference that was held just two days before his term on the school board ended.
One of the four candidates for Columbus mayor said late Sunday night that he intends to withdraw from the race only two days after filing his paperwork to qualify.
The Columbus mayoral race is heating up, with two more candidates qualifying late Friday afternoon for the June 4 municipal election.
Some do it for the thrill. Others do it because they feel it is a lifelong calling. Some do it because they simply need a job out of law school. But ask any attorney who serves as a public defender and you will hear that it is, most often, a thankless job.
The highly contentious gifted program within the Lowndes County School District was saved Friday, thanks in part to the outcry from students' parents. A standing-room-only crowd packed into the Lowndes County School Board meeting Friday morning, anxiously waiting to hear the school board's decision on whether or not to cut the gifted program, commonly referred to as MERIT, for seventh and eighth-graders within the district.
An Ethelsville, Ala. man died early Saturday in a motorcycle accident on Bluecutt Road.
A nurse at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle was charged with possession of a controlled substance after two vials of morphine were found in her possession after she was arrested in connection with a separate incident.
In the first of a series of political forums hosted by the Columbus Exchange Club, Ward 2 incumbent councilman Joseph Mickens, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Susan Mackay discussed their platforms for the upcoming municipal election.
Three Columbus residents were arrested in front of the United States Post Office Thursday afternoon and charged with possession of marijuana.
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