A mystery man was spotted in downtown Columbus on Thursday.
The Lowndes County Port Authority board Wednesday approved a memorandum of understanding for a new KiOR biofuels plant to be located in Columbus, at the Columbus-Lowndes County Port.
Local faith leaders condemned a Florida pastor's decision to burn copies of the Quran to mark the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.
The public will get its first glimpse of the latest vision for Columbus' long-awaited soccer complex at Burns Bottom later this month.
A burglary on the campus of Mississippi University for Women has one student campaigning for better security measures.
A 36-year-old woman and her two young children were eastbound on Highway 82 when her Chevrolet Tahoe hydroplaned and flipped Wednesday.
During a public meeting on the city's budget for the upcoming fiscal year, the Columbus City Council heard from representatives of various organizations, who pleaded for the council to either fund them at a level they were previously funded or increase funding.
The Columbus City Council Tuesday unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding and fee-in-lieu agreement for a new KiOR biofuels plant to be located in Columbus, at the Columbus-Lowndes County Port.
CALEDONIA -- Caledonia aldermen will hold a special public meeting Tuesday to discuss and approve a 2010-11 budget for the town.
Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant believes Mississippi is positioned to bounce back faster than any state in the country once the recession loosens its grip. He explained why during a Tuesday stop in Columbus.
To say Dr. Susanne Cunningham, an associate optometrist at Curtis Optometry, is busy is an understatement.
State troopers arrested significantly more people for drunk driving in the 10-county Troop G district over Labor Day weekend than in 2009, troop spokesman Brian Mobley said.
The Columbus-Lowndes Emergency Management Agency will test the tornado warning siren system Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Lowndes County Circuit Court Judges Jim Kitchens Jr. and Lee Howard handed down the following sentences during the final weeks of the August term that ended Friday:
Unlike Starkville's ordinance which requires sidewalks in all new residential and commercial developments, Columbus' Complete Streets ordinance -- requiring curbs, gutters and sidewalks in new developments -- has met with no opposition.
Caledonia is a small town that thinks big. Over the past 20 years, the town has seen an explosion of growth, drawing families from Columbus and the nearby Air Force base with its top-notch schools.
Law enforcement agencies nationwide are bracing for the Labor Day weekend rush, setting checkpoints and working officers overtime.
Five inmates at the Lowndes County jail sent another inmate to the hospital with a broken eye socket Thursday after he refused to join their gang.
Gov. Haley Barbour announced Tuesday $82 million slated for public K-12 schools would instead be placed in the state's rainy day fund.
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