District 4 Supervisor Jeff Smith sparked an animated conversation about recreation projects when he requested a joint meeting between the county and city boards to discuss the status of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority's $1.7 million parks construction project.
A 20-year-old Columbus man wanted for murder has been arrested in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., after he was mistakenly released from prison.
A motion to vacate all county appointments to the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors was met with strong accusations at Tuesday's meeting of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors.
Lowndes County School District has asked a judge to dismiss lawsuits brought against it by former New Hope High School principal Lynn Wright and longtime baseball coach Stacy Hester.
As a flurry of shoppers made the rounds at local retailers for the biggest shopping day of the year, Ed Clemons sat outside Omnova, battling the cold with a small propane heater.
After 15 years on the waiting list for a new house, two Columbus sisters received free southside homes.
A 19-year-old Columbus man was stabbed early today while talking to a woman outside a local night spot, according to police.
Authorities are looking for a rape suspect, who posed as a police officer to attack his victim, the Pickens County, Ala., Sheriff's Department reported this morning.
Annexation talks are back after a taking a break for the past few months. The city council will meet Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Municipal Complex to discuss the possibility of annexing several areas into the city.
Crime in Columbus increased 16.9 percent from 2008 to 2009, making it the city with the 11th highest crime rate in the state, according to a recent FBI study.
At the corner of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and North Long Street in Starkville, Mac's Meat Market serves as a one-stop-shop for passersby and residents of the city's north side.
In anticipation of Christmas Day, families across the country will continue the evergreen tradition, decorating with live trees. And area residents have no shortage of places to find the centerpiece of their holiday decor.
Facebook is reuniting long-lost friends, but it's also being used to rekindle old flames. The good news for divorce lawyers is that many of those old flames are married.
Whether it's a signature festival or neighborhood improvements, Seventh Avenue knows how to stretch a dollar.
The following sentences were handed down in the November term of Lowndes County Circuit Court:
A gun-wielding man scattered Walmart shoppers early this morning in Columbus, a raucous start to a Black Friday that saw bargain-hunters braving rain and frigid weather to get their hands on deals from TVs to toys.
Columbus' quiet man is making noise in the National Football League. Leslie Frazier, a 1977 graduate of Lee High School, was recently promoted from defensive coordinator to interim head coach of Minnesota Vikings on Monday after the Vikings decided to part ways with coach Brad Childress.
The early bird will catch the early 40-inch flat screen LCD television this Friday. Black Friday deals abound as Columbus retailers open early in the a.m. in hopes of taking advantage of a slowly improving economy.
First District U.S. Rep.-elect Alan Nunnelee is finished with freshman orientation and home for Thanksgiving break.
After outspending his opponent by almost $58,000, Lee S. Coleman defeated Nebra Porter in the runoff election Tuesday for the new Place 3 circuit court judge position.
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