Drooping pants may or may not come up tonight. Ward 5 Councilman Kabir Karriem is mulling the possibility of bringing a proper attire ordinance aimed at sagging pants before the city council.
After prison, all too many women return to their old drug- and alcohol-infused lives. It's easier. And when they're broke and homeless, shunned by employers, they have precious few other options.
Robert "Bull" Sullivan has been called the "toughest coach there ever was." The former East Mississippi Junior College football coach was known to line his players up on the edge of a snake- and alligator-infested pond for drills, order them to attend 2 a.m. practice sessions and play their way through aches and pains that would sideline many opponents.
On Thursday the board of directors of the American Institute of Architects named Robert Ivy its new CEO. Ivy, who grew up in Columbus and for a time practiced architecture here, is editor and chief of Architectural Record.
Millions of boxes are flying and rolling around the country as online sales rule the holiday season.
The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors may shrink from eight members to six before inflating to nine.
Main Street Columbus Inc. and developers are pushing to revive a long-dead low-interest loan program that helped spruce up downtown buildings.
Following up on an urban legend, Lowndes County Sheriff's deputies are planning to drain a well in hopes of finding a girl who has been missing more than 24 years.
City and county officials will soon have to decide if 12 hours of warning for a flood-prone East Columbus neighborhood is worth $70,000 over the next three years.
It was a sad way to begin the holiday break for teachers, students and staff at Hunt Intermediate School. Thursday, they got the news a student at the school passed away the day before. Twelve-year-old Traveres R. Malone Jr. died at the University Medical Center in Jackson, Thursday morning; he needed a heart transplant.
After a three-day trial in Oxford, a federal court jury has ruled that a former Columbus-Lowndes E911 dispatcher was not fired because of her race.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors wants the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors to delay naming a new director for a while.
The Lowndes County Adult Detention Center reported the following felony arrests for Dec. 8-14.
Columbus Municipal School District is the largest contributor to the United Way of Lowndes County. And each year, the district outdoes itself.
The Air Force is blocking computer access to The New York Times and other media sites that published sensitive diplomatic documents released by the Internet site WikiLeaks, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.
It's the season of giving, and no one knows that better than the holiday con artist. Columbus Police Lt. Selvain McQueen said snow jobs traditionally spike during the Christmas season when people are feeling the most charitable.
A Columbus lobbyist and political consultant is predicting a second term for Barack Obama, but says Haley Barbour may have the best shot of any Republican spoiler.
Do incentives like increased pay make for more effective teachers? That's the question the state of Mississippi wants to answer by 2015. And Columbus Municipal School District is one of eight districts in the state chosen to pilot a teacher-incentives program.
Three people, including two men from Starkville, were killed on icy highways in north Mississippi as cold weather caused slick roads and bridges this morning.
1. Chase ends with N. Columbus crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus child struck by vehicle COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Downtown shooting sends one to hospital COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Stansbury looks to jettison lake lease STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY