If this weekend's Downtown Christmas Open House is any indication, Columbus merchants could be in store for a busy holiday season.
Adding urgency to a hot-button issue, the state could soon ask Columbus Light & Water to shell out $15 million for facility upgrades that would increase the city's sludge output.
There's a club for just about anything you can think of at Columbus High. And if you think of one the teachers and administrators haven't already, by next week, there likely will be a club for that, too.
A series of burglaries in a Lowndes County subdivision has neighbors on high alert.
In Switzerland, 12th-graders write essays analyzing John Fitzgerald Kennedy's proclamation that led to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
The city may be satisfied with the condition of the former Eveningside Apartment complex, but the property remains under scrutiny.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office has reported the following felony arrests:
A lawsuit filed in New York Supreme Court accuses the directors of Cadence Bank of misleading shareholders for personal profit.
Area voters didn't let the inclement weather keep them from the polls Tuesday. Lowndes County voting precincts reported steady traffic throughout the day, despite periods of rainfall.
In hotly contested races, Circuit Court Judge Jim Kitchens was re-elected Tuesday and Lee S. Coleman and Nebra Porter now face each other in a run-off election for a new judge position.
A corporate foundation gave Caledonia a $20,000 grant Tuesday for the town's tennis court project at Ola J. Pickett Park.
Crime Stoppers tips led to the arrest of two shoplifting suspects in Columbus, police said.
JACKSON -- Mississippi is sending two new representatives to Congress in January, and both pledge to try to overturn major parts of President Barack Obama's agenda, including a health overhaul that became law earlier this year.
The Columbus City Council is expected to decide on the fate of the former Eveningside Apartments tonight.
After years of disrepair, the complex formerly known as Eveningside Apartments now appears up to code.
Traffic flow was steady throughout Golden Triangle voter precincts this morning, and area circuit clerk's offices expected it to remain so throughout the day.
Shattering dreams of an early recovery for the local housing market, October was the second worst month for home sales in Lowndes County since the recession began.
JACKSON -- Voting was expected to be brisk today in two of Mississippi's four congressional races, with Democratic incumbents facing tough challenges from Republican state lawmakers. Polls are open statewide from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The issue of Crawford's dilapidated Community Center wasn't on the agenda for Monday's Lowndes County Board of Supervisors meeting. But the sore spot was again the center of discussion.
You can tell Patricia Southerland is new. The walls in the recently hired city planner's office are bare. The furniture is sparse.
1. Mullen receives pay bump, extension STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Historic Friendship Cemetery is still open for business COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. The Mill: 'It's really coming together' STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Man dies after Saturday shooting in Holly Hills COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. SPD eyes camera at high-traffic Cotton District intersection STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY