A political consultant who has worked for Democrats in the Deep South says he's trying to generate support for Robert Gray, the truck driver who did not spend a dime and won the party's nomination for Mississippi governor.
Mississippi University for Women this fall is offering its first-ever classes in a new low-residency master of fine arts in creative writing.
For those who wish to teach theatre in a K-12 setting, the Mississippi's first-ever bachelor's degree in theatre education is now available through the theatre department at Mississippi University for Women.
Officials are still working to identify the burned human remains found near Manuel Vasquez's home in New Hope, but it may take some time before results are available.
A Lowndes County man sentenced to life in prison for a 1980 murder now has the possibility of parole.
Over the course of his long life, William Jacob Propst was a college athlete, World War II fighter pilot, professional baseball player, cattle farmer, insurance salesman ... and he played tennis.
A Columbus man is facing felony charges and facial wounds after a car chase with law enforcement last weekend.
The Columbus City Council will resume consideration of an amendment to the city's open container ordinance during its meeting today.
Divers with Columbus Fire & Rescue pulled a body from the Tombigbee River near the John C. Stennis Lock & Dam area this weekend.
Daniel Rayfield of the Prairie Land and Water Association addressed the Lowndes County School District board Friday about a tentative new sewage project on the West Lowndes campus.
Two-time defending national junior college champion East Mississippi Community College has picked up a big transfer.
The highlight of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors meeting Friday came when Circuit Court Judge Jim Kitchens appeared before the board regarding pay for court reporters.
As a writer, Michael Farris Smith is not one to get ahead of himself.
A Columbus man is in custody after a short standoff Thursday outside a Plymouth Road home.
A Columbus man is in Lowndes County Sheriff's Office custody after he turned himself in on a suspected rape.
Columbus citizens are invited to come welcome their newest neighbors this weekend.
The Columbus city council on Wednesday unanimously approved cuts that will nearly eliminate the deficit from the city's projected fiscal year 2016 budget.
The Columbus Municipal School District is looking to sell the shuttered Lee Middle School and the Lowndes County School District is interested in buying.
Monday marked the beginning of a new school year for the Columbus Municipal School District.
Officials from three Mississippi cities and the Tennessee Valley Authority are urging residents to beat the heat and be energy efficiency in doing it.
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