As the temperature outside drops, Columbus and Lowndes County families take to the indoors to keep safe and warm. Cold winter weather increases indoor activities and the need for heating. What they may not realize is that turning up the heat can increase the risk of home heating fires.
Restoration of the Columbus and Greenville Railway line could have far-reaching and long-lasting results, not just for the areas it touches directly but also for the entire nation.
Trading in their camos for police blue is a natural step for many military veterans, who are often coveted by law enforcement for their advanced training.
After serving 75 percent of his life with the U.S. military, 72-year-old Garland Kirkland knows a thing or two about supporting the troops.
As local governments search for ways to drive their economy, Main Street associations are proving to be successful economic engines, according to recent research.
A 37-year-old man has been charged with assaulting another man with a beer bottle during a brawl at the Loft, the bar above Ruben's Fish & Steakhouse.
A 72-year-old Artesia man accused of raping his 16-year-old granddaughter is one of several sex crime trials on the docket this month in Lowndes County Circuit Court, which began Monday.
Lowndes County Supervisor Leroy Brooks and seven former supervisors have been ordered to pay $149,713.18 to an insurance company after illegally donating more than $85,000 to a nonprofit headed by Brooks.
A 26-year-old Columbus man wanted for an August robbery and kidnapping was arrested today in Memphis, Tenn., according to police.
Cadence Financial Corp., parent of Cadence Bank, has reported a net loss of $7.5 million, or 63 cents per share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30.
U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock dismissed a lawsuit Tuesday by two men claiming their constitutional rights were violated by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office.
A farm on Columbus' Southside is providing an old-school education for a group of local teens. The Next Generation Mini Farm sits on 37 acres on Eighth Avenue South, but currently takes up just a fraction of the land.
WEST POINT -- As she glided into the room in her handmade, multi-colored patadyong, Cristina Mercer beamed. And she wasn't the only one.
Omnova Solutions Inc. employees have reported more than 100 flat tires caused by roofing nails and screws since July, two months after union workers went on strike.
The whereabouts of West Point Mayor Scott Ross remain unknown, but rampant speculation surrounding his departure has sparked a libel suit.
From the time Tiffany Hamlin decided to get her Mississippi driver's license, it took her six years to complete the process.
Walmart's reach expanded into health care Monday. North Mississippi Health Services opened an office inside the Columbus Walmart.
Life just got a little more chaotic for Kellie Short. Recently she was flooded with calls about break-ins at Providence Place in Columbus. Police are investigating a string of home burglaries in the subdivision. And Short, property manager for Providence Place and Columbus Gardens, has had to field the calls and help reassure tenants.
Seniors at Heritage Academy wore royal blue T-shirts Friday, hailing Patriot Park as a place "where every kid can be a kid." Joining a circle of animated children on the T-shirt was one child in a wheelchair and another using a walker. The students hope to turn the illustration into a reality with the construction of an "all-inclusive playground" at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle.
A Shuqualak man was injured Friday afternoon when the lumber truck he was driving overturned on Highway 82.
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