The Caledonia and New Hope precincts once again had a major impact on the Lowndes County elections.
A subset of Columbus High School parents have formed a Parent Action Committee in the hopes of effecting positive change within the city school district.
A Starkville city employee who was injured in a hunting accident is showing improvements today.
Two Columbus men have been arrested in connection with a Sunday morning shooting at a Starkville convenience store.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office reports the following felony arrests:
The numbers show the Lowndes County voter turnout for Tuesday's election trumps the turnout in the August primaries along with the showing in the previous state and local election.
Some 4-County Electric Power Association members will be without power this afternoon.
Lowndes County is the state's sixth most valuable county and the second most valuable in terms of industrial property value.
There were few surprises in Tuesday's general election, with all but one of Lowndes County's incumbent supervisors retaining their seats.
Mike Arledge will be the new Lowndes County sheriff. Unofficial numbers show Arledge, a Republican, defeated Democrat Anthony Nelson Tuesday to win the sheriff's race. Arledge earned 61.3 percent, with 10,546 votes, and Nelson earned 38.5 percent, with 6,623 votes.
It was a tough week for Lowndes County Circuit Clerk Haley Salazar, between running her campaign, dealing with the normal craziness of election week and coping with a last-minute absentee ballot snafu, which required the state to reprint hundreds of ballots after 550 had already been cast locally.
The "congratulations" started rolling in both in person and via telephone at around 10 p.m. Tuesday.
Aberdeen police arrested one man after a Saturday night shooting at a local night club sent two people to the hospital.
Columbus police are investigating a report of shots fired in North Columbus.
Each year, thousands of people from the Golden Triangle pack an assortment of items -- some necessities and school supplies, some gifts -- into shoe boxes to be shipped to needy kids around the world.
A two-vehicle wreck on Highway 45 North Friday evening resulted in one person being transported to the hospital.
Campaign finances: Spending outpaces contributions by $30,000 in Lowndes County races
According to police, a woman was stabbed Friday night in South Columbus.
As residents prepare to turn back the clocks Sunday, Columbus Fire and Rescue wants to remind residents to make another change that could save lives.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office reports the following felony arrests.
1. Armyworms ravaging yards, pastures COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Holloway convicted on simple assault charges STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Golden Triangle native asks for children's books to restock Baton Rouge library COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Missing Starkville woman returns home STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Property re-appraisals show stability in real estate market COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY