Columbus residents who received considerable flood damage to homes, businesses or other properties have the chance to get away from the land and get paid, all in one process.
Ward 6 is up next. Residents in the ward will get their chance to speak to Columbus police officers Thursday about area crime and ways to help the community.
Columbus was a major military hospital center during the Civil War. That was not a status Columbus sought. However, being a branch of the Mobile and Ohio railroad, and the handling of wounded after the Battle of Shiloh in April 1862, resulted in the development of Columbus as a Confederate hospital center.
A man accused of running an illegal contractor spy ring in Afghanistan has resigned from the Air Force, still maintaining his innocence, and still facing possible criminal charges.
Behind Smithville's temporary school building, now stand 42 storm shelters as a safe place for just under 600 faculty and students.
The Mississippi Republican Party is asking federal judges to redraw the state's four U.S. House districts before the 2012 elections.
The trial of the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death opens Tuesday with a bit of star power and the one thing the King of Pop enjoyed throughout his life -- a worldwide audience.
Columbus residents who received considerable flood damage to homes, businesses or other properties have the chance to get away from the unsafe land and get paid all in one process.
Mississippi University for Women's presidential search reached the halfway mark last week, with members of the Campus Search Advisory Committee meeting in Jackson Friday to read applications and cull candidates.
A non-partisan town hall-style event tonight at 6 p.m. on the lower level of Trotter Convention Center is designed to "empower voters by increasing awareness and participation in the electoral process," said Sharon Lewis, a co-organizer of Voter Empowerment 2011.
According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, an autopsy confirmed that Stephen Lynn Cronk's death was due to complications from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
A one-vehicle wreck Saturday on Highway 373 resulted in the death of a Hamilton man.
It wasn't until Jeffrey Rupp was elected mayor of Columbus that he truly became interested in economic development.
The Mississippi Governor's School is accepting applications for the 2012 session from current 10th and 11th grade students enrolled in accredited Mississippi high schools.
Columbus Middle School is located within the Columbus Municipal School District but outside Columbus city limits, and the Columbus Police Department does not have jurisdiction at the school. Emergency response personnel quelled the Sept. 16 bomb and sniper threat at the school without any injuries. However, due to a signed agreement that the Mississippi Attorney General did not approve, there were questions regarding who was supposed to be the lead agency during the event.
Tina Sweeten will tell you she's not an artist, but don't let that fool you. The newly appointed head of the Columbus Arts Council may not wield a brush or palette, but she has surrounded her life with color, from the places she has visited to the people, passions and pets that populate her world.
The Caledonia Board of Aldermen passed the town's 2011-2012 budget Sept. 13, voting unanimously to lower property taxes by 0.25 percent after seeing another year of increased revenue and decreased expenses.
CALEDONIA -- The town of Caledonia's mayor and Board of Aldermen could face steep fines after violating the state's Open Meetings Act by failing to post notice of a Sept. 13 meeting.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office arrested Derrick Ross Williams, 38, of 912 Oswalt Road in Columbus Sunday and charged him with four counts of aggravated assault with a weapon.
1. Gregory resigns from Partnership leadership position STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. CMS exhibits culture of giving COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Columbus police seek bank fraud suspect COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Ex park ranger gets 5 years for child exploitation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Columbus woman dies in car crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY