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.
Team sports do more than help kids stay healthy -- they benefit their mental health.
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.
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