A community taskforce formed in June with the overall goal of addressing violent crime in Columbus and Lowndes County is refining its focus.
New charges have been brought against a Columbus woman who was arrested for kidnapping last week.
Golden Triangle Regional Airport is a prime example of how good business makes for a busy airport.
Columbus police are investigating a pair of armed robberies which took place early Sunday.
Everyone asks Margaret and Jacky Triplett about the dragon. In 2001, they were driving down the dusty gravel road to Schaffers Chapel, the little country church they attend, when Margaret looked out the window and spied a curved, charred bois d'arc tree in the grass at the bottom of a steep embankment. She had an idea.
Owners of businesses along Lincoln Road, and other areas, had mixed feelings about construction of a Highway 45 bypass, which likely would mean relocation of their business.
John Deere usually brings tractors and dirt to mind, not ice cream. But with a few mechanical tweaks, Wayne Beard has turned his green-and-yellow 1954 Model 40 tractor into an ice-cream churn.
"Welty," an exhibit featuring photographs by Eudora Welty, opens Monday at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library at 314 Seventh St. N. It will be up through Aug. 30.
Columbus police are seeking two men in connection with an armed robbery Thursday night at Mike's Lounge on Alabama Street.
A server crash has sent the Columbus Police Department back to the old school, but Chief Joseph St. John says it won't affect protection or enforcement.
The Golden Triangle's second motorcycle fatality in just over a week happened Friday on Highway 50 in Clay County.
An outsider witnessing Allegra Brigham at work Thursday at Mississippi University for Women might believe she's been president of the school for years, yet she's only held the interim title for a week.
Wednesday morning Muffie Ellis of Columbus got the phone call she's been waiting on for 17 years. On the line was a San Diego district attorney with news police had just arrested the man they think murdered her son that many years ago.
Crews with Falcon Construction Co. Monday will continue work to pave Highway 182 from the Alabama state line to Plymouth Road, with work near the Luxapalilla Bridge.
A Columbus woman was arrested today for felony kidnapping after showing up at the home of the boy she was accused of taking days earlier.
Robert Renfroe barely saw it coming. In 2005, He was riding his 1999 Honda motorcycle west on Highway 50 when a young woman turned across his lane in her car. He plowed straight into her vehicle.
This fall, Columbus diners will have two new places to tempt their palates.
In an effort to improve traffic flow, the Columbus City Council Tuesday voted to install signs stipulating trucks use the right lane of Highway 45 North, between Highway 82 and Bluecutt Road.
1. Bully's bloodlines STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Pilgrimage in black and white COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. LINK eyeing Oktibbeha sites for development STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY