Golden Triangle Regional Airport Executive Director Mike Hainsey is among state airport officials recently elected to the Mississippi Airports Association new board of directors and officers for 2009-2010.
State and local officials are warning area residents of a new scam tactic aimed at users of social networking Web sites.
An aircraft containing one student pilot from Columbus Air Force Base crashed in Webster County near Mantee, west of West Point, Thursday evening, but the pilot parachuted safely, officials said.
After Becky Thomas broke the news last month, the words may have been forgotten, but the impact drags on.
A Columbus man is behind bars today after he was arrested Tuesday in connection with a June 19 shooting on 18th Street North.
One day, while sitting on a park bench, author Mark D. Jones, of Gordo, Ala., was asked by an old man, “Why do you do what you do? Why do you work where you work?”
Columbus Air Force Base is one of four state military installations soon to get funding support if the full Senate approves pending legislation, U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran’s office announced Tuesday.
The J.C. Penney at Leigh Mall will host a catfish fry Friday to raise money for United Way of Lowndes County. The event will take place at the store’s back receiving doors from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Veterans who have served since Sept. 11, 2001, will be eligible for financial support at three Golden Triangle colleges.
Members of the Lowndes County Port Authority soon may be seeking part of a large federal grant to aid the agency in constructing a nearly $6 million rail spur near the county’s West Bank Port.
The May 6 incident at the Vicksburg National Military Park, which resulted in the unpaid 15-day suspension of four Columbus police officers, resulted in a letter of reprimand for the lone Lowndes County deputy who was also involved.
The following people were arrested on felony charges, according to reports released from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office:
CALEDONIA — Mayor George Gerhart was back at the head of the table in Caledonia Town Hall Tuesday night. It was his first meeting with the new Board of Aldermen since the mayoral and aldermen’s election, which took place in the same building June 2.
COLUMBUS — Marvin Lee Richards, 29, is suspected to have stabbed Michael Swanigan, 41, on the night of the Fourth of July, police said. Both the victim and the suspect were still in Baptist Memorial Hospital–Golden Triangle Tuesday; the victim was in critical care, and the suspect was getting surgery on his foot, said Columbus Police Department Capt. Fred Shelton.
New faces during a Tuesday night Columbus City Council meeting brought a pair of new members to city posts and area committees, as a newly elected council breezed through a relatively brief session.
A lengthy legal matter between Columbus businessman Donald DePriest and his former associate Oliver Phillips has ended, with Lowndes County Chancery Court Judge Kenneth Burns ruling in favor of Phillips to the tune of $9.1 million.
The appointment of a former Columbus City Council candidate to the Lowndes County Industrial Development Board sparked a heated argument Monday during a county Board of Supervisors meeting.
Lowndes County economic development officials may be nearing an end to their search for property options from more than 30 landowners in the city’s Burns Bottom area.
JACKSON — Mississippi farmers who saw vital planting time washed away by persistent spring showers are now in desperate need of rain as heat and abnormally dry conditions threaten to reduce grain crop yields significantly.
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