A former suspect in a high-profile murder was sentenced to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a burglary charge in Lowndes County Circuit Court on Wednesday.
Approximately 500 contracting jobs at the Columbus Air Force Base are safe, at least for the moment. According to a CAFB press release, the CAFB has extended its contract with DynCorp until March 31, 2013.
Although it was believed to have been a done deal, a parking lot agreement between the City of Columbus and a private citizen has been redrawn.
For more than 20 years, Hydeia Broadbent has been telling her story of living with AIDS. Broadbent, 28, has been traveling the country since she was six years old, helping educate people about what it means to live with HIV.
A man accused of statutory rape committed suicide one day before his trial was set to begin.
Approximately 800 teachers attended the third annual "Educators are Essential" program Wednesday at Mississippi University for Women's Rent Auditorium.
A Columbus man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for the capital murder of his estranged girlfriend in 2010.
As new economic development continues to fill the once-empty acreage at Golden Triangle Regional Aerospace Industrial Park, the adjacent Golden Triangle Regional Airport is seeing a spillover effect, with more passengers than ever.
An historically significant Columbus school will soon be reopening its doors to the public, this time with a different educational mission.
A man charged with capital murder is scheduled to enter a plea today in Lowndes County Circuit Court.
For the seventh consecutive year, Columbus Mayor Robert Smith hopes to brighten the holidays for an often overlooked segment of the community -- its senior citizens.
Surgeons traded scalpels for glue guns. Paramedics traded bandages for bows. And Wednesday, the public will get the chance to see the results as Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle hosts a brand-new fundraiser designed to foster Christmas spirit for a good cause.
The strong voice of a soldier carried through the air as hundreds of men and women in uniform marched down the streets of Columbus on Saturday. Aging men who fought in Vietnam marched shoulder to shoulder with the fresh-faced men and women who deployed to the deserts of Afghanistan and Iraq.
Chris Watson, of the Bridge and Watson consulting firm, received a letter from the Department of Justice on Nov. 1 stating the Columbus council's plan for redistricting had been given pre-clearance approval.
It is late afternoon when Nadia Dale rushes into the room like a force of nature and plops down with an exhausted sigh for what is likely her first break of the day.
A cargo of peanuts were strewn along Highway 82 after an 18-wheeler overturned on Sunday afternoon near the Military Road exit.
It was unseasonably hot that day, with temperatures hovering in the upper-80s and a strong southerly breeze kicking up the autumn leaves and sending them skittering along the quiet Sunday streets.
The Mississippi Department of Education is casting a hard look at West Lowndes High School, and what they have uncovered so far is -- for the most part -- a troubling institutional culture of low expectations, one-size-fits-all teaching, poor academic performance and an overall lack of leadership.
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