Columbus is getting its share of events in the coming week.
Paul Ruffin, a writer who spent his formative years in Columbus and later published two novels, seven collections of poetry and a multitude of short stories and articles, has died. He was 74.
Among Lowndes County's newest crop of volunteers is 7-year-old Teriah Hamilton.
Lowndes County School District's five-member board will choose the district's superintendents moving forward after Gov. Phil Bryant signed into law a bill Monday eliminating elected superintendents across the state.
The superintendent of Columbus city schools is claiming someone created a series of fictitious, sexually-charged text messages between him and another person and distributed the texts in an effort to hurt the school district.
The city of Columbus is looking to hire a new animal control officer.
4-County Electric Power Association joined the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association in recognizing Monday, April 11, as National Lineman Appreciation Day.
Like a lot of 17-year-olds, Johanna Jones Uwusu isn't entirely sure what she'll ultimately do for a living.
The Columbus Municipal School District board adjourned its meeting Monday without conducting any business after board members disagreed on hiring Columbus High School's next principal.
Mississippi's Supreme Court has awarded $18,750 in damages to a former employee of Columbus-based Southern Pharmaceutical Corporation after the company fired him for complaining about an illegal kickback scheme.
Columbus Fire & Rescue firefighters Matt Jaynes and Jaquay D. Sharrod have completed a training course at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.
A two-pickup accident Monday on Highway 50 sent one person to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with minor injuries.
The YMCA in downtown Columbus is being renovated and getting new equipment.
Following the passage of Mississippi House Bill 1523, groups on both sides of the political isle have come out in support of or opposition to the bill.
When Holly Cochran first heard about Mississippi House Bill 1523, the bill had just passed through the House and was on its way to the State Senate. "I thought, 'There's got to be some good senators in Mississippi that will shut this down,'" she said.
Six people have applied to fill a vacant Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees seat.
The Columbus High School "Falcons" Boys Basketball Team was presented with Senate Concurrent Resolution 628 by Senator Angela Turner on Wednesday for winning their first Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 6A State Championship.
Columbus Light & Water general manager Todd Gale is hopeful the water department is leaving hard times behind.
A 46-year-old woman is dead following a house fire Friday morning in East Columbus.
1. Habitat for Humanity provides home for beloved CHS manager COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Two arrested for Walgreens burglary COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Shots fired at Columbus Sprint Mart COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. MSU pushes fundraising goal to $1B STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY