Judicial races are heating up before November elections as candidates vie for public opinion, stressing their experience and administrative effectiveness.
An incumbent Lowndes County school board member faces opposition from a relative new comer in her bid to reclaim her seat in the Nov. 2 election.
From Zen gardens to a downtown trolley, landscape architecture students' design ideas for a Columbus art park flowed freely Friday.
The Crawford Community Center is at the middle of a minor political controversy. It's not a front-and-center issue, but it's one that has been around for years. It popped up again Oct. 15 when a contingent from Crawford visited the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors meeting to request something be done about the dilapidated building where seniors convene four days a week.
The Columbus Light and Water board voted 3-2 Thursday to offer almost $1 million to a local developer for sludge disposal land in Lowndes County.
A 41-year-old Caledonia woman pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in Oxford to taking and distributing pornographic photographs of her two young sons.
Three of the five candidates seeking judgeship in the 16th Circuit Court District will be speaking at the monthly meeting of the Starkville Tea Party Saturday at Fellowship Baptist Church.
From haunted hay rides, festivals and trick-or-treating to literary events and feeding the poor, the area has no shortage of events for the fall.
He plowed his white 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee through two front yards, turning statues into rubble and hitting a pickup truck. After battering the yards, in the 1600 block of Seventh Street North, he kept driving, leaking transmission fluid all the way to 824 Seventh St. N. There, three concerned citizens confronted William D. Sherman, who was apparently inebriated, and waited for police.
A 23-year veteran Columbus police officer has resigned from his position in the wake of accusations he raped a woman and violated departmental policies.
The Columbus Police Department will hear citizens concerns and suggestions about crime prevention at a citywide meeting in the Trotter Convention Center tonight at 6.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office reported the following felony arrests:
The Columbus Light and Water board today will likely discuss spending as much as $1.8 million to buy land in Lowndes County for sludge disposal.
Papers filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission today show that Cadence Bank forged ahead with its failed merger agreement with Trustmark Bank on the same day that it received a higher offer from Community Bancorp, which scooped up the Starkville bank weeks later.
Any public funding of a planned health and wellness center is at least a year away. In the meantime, Dr. Rick Young, president of East Mississippi Community College, hopes to drum up interest in the project, which he hopes will have regional appeal.
A domestic jungle in Oakdale Park is making the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors lose its collective patience.
WEST POINT -- A former Clay County Circuit Court clerk was found not guilty Tuesday of embezzling almost $5,000 in fees paid to the court.
The 43-year-old man who chased a woman from her house with a sword Saturday has been arrested in Columbus.
The Columbus City Council had already made up its mind to grant Janet Morris a zoning variance Tuesday night.
U.S. House Republican leader John Boehner will campaign for congressional candidate Alan Nunnelee in northern Mississippi on Thursday, signaling the GOP's intense effort to win back a seat it lost in 2008.
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