For some local families, decorating their homes for Halloween is an annual tradition. Attorney Katherine Kerby and her daughter, Kat, try to outdo themselves every year, transforming their front yard into a ghostly cemetery covered in spooky spiderwebs, with skeletons hanging from the trees, waiting to frighten and intrigue the flock of trick-or-treaters that will haunt the family's front door tonight, begging for candy goodies.
A Columbus doctor who was facing a maximum of 35 years in federal prison was sentenced to serve just 13 months on Tuesday.
Most women have heard the horror stories, passed around the dinner table and growing in magnitude until a simple diagnostic procedure begins to take on the shadings of an epic nightmare.
For attorney and city prosecutor Shane Tompkins, the law isn't just a career choice, it's a family legacy.
A local doctor is speaking out after being cleared of federal charges earlier this week.
More than 160,000 children missed school today. But though they can run, they cannot hide. Eventually, they will have to return to the classroom, where their tormentor waits.
The City of Laurel and Columbus are approximately 150 miles apart, but the cities are very similar in terms of population and economics.
Two Columbus men were arrested Thursday morning and charged with felony possession of marijuana after officers discovered nearly 30 pounds of the illegal substance in the subjects' vehicle.
A decades-long battle came to an end this week, with a federal court ruling that the Lowndes County School District is in compliance with desegregation orders and is no longer under the U.S. Department of Justice's control.
A teen known as one of the "Southside Five" has been arrested again for burglary.
Gas prices dropped to 95-cents per gallon this week in Scooter Town, where apparently, everyone is partying like it's 1999. As expected, lines are long, and some traffic citations have been issued near the service station, but police are taking a laissez-faire approach to the hullabaloo, letting motorists off the hook with a warning.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith updated Rotary Club members Tuesday on a number of projects, including improvements to the Columbus Soccer Complex, renovations to the old Highway 82 bridge and revitalization efforts along Catfish Alley, the section of Fourth Street South between College Street and Main Street.
Two Columbus men were arrested early Monday morning after they allegedly broke into Bates Tire at 1401 Waterworks Road.
Improvements on one of Columbus' most famous streets will continue as additional funding has been made available for the project.
"Hotel Row" in Columbus will soon be getting its second occupant in a three-hotel plan. Castle Properties and Peachtree Hotel Group of Atlanta announced Monday a groundbreaking ceremony Nov. 5 to officially mark the beginning of construction of a new Courtyard by Marriott hotel.
The silver bracelet is relatively new. But the philosophy behind its inscribed words has been a tenet of Dianne Hand's life for most of her 51 years: Live well. Love much. Laugh often.
Hand-painted Mississippi State Bulldog cutouts jockeyed for space between inspirational yard art and houndstooth purses. Beaded jewelry and pink hair bows sat alongside painted pillows, pickled okra and Rebel flags.
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