A former Columbus police officer who resigned after being charged with domestic violence was acquitted in Lowndes County Justice Court Tuesday.
Two more candidates have filed to run for the mayor's office in city elections.
Sam Jones speaks during a community meeting for Ward 5 with Columbus Police Department consultant K.B. Turner at Sim Scott Community Center in Columbus on Monday.
A Columbus woman accused in the 2014 shooting death of a Buffalo Wild Wings employee will spend up to the next 40 years in prison.
There are more than 5,500 children in foster care in the state of Mississippi -- and about another 1,500 families needed to care for them.
Columbus Middle School Principal Billie Smith hopes to improve her school's "F" designation in last year's Mississippi Department of Education's accountability assessment to at least a "C" rating by improving students' English and math testing grades and overall behavior.
Police have released the name of the suspect in a hotel shooting that sent a woman to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle Monday night.
After six years at the helm of the Columbus Arts Council as executive director, Tina Sweeten will soon take on a new challenge.
Two murder cases could reach resolutions during the Lowndes County Circuit Court term that begins Monday.
Jason Trufant takes pride in being a process-oriented individual.
Four years ago, eighth graders Wrishija Roy, Laurel Yarborough and Damare Baker all read "Fat Chance" by Leslea Newman in a girls' book club at Columbus Middle School run by then-Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science senior Emma Thompson.
A pair of bills legislators could use to revamp Mississippi's education died after failing to meet a Thursday deadline.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III Membership Committee approved the Mississippi University for Women Athletics' exploratory application.
When it comes to emergency medical situations, life and death can rely on a matter of minutes.
A man declared missing after disappearing with a work vehicle last week is now behind bars for allegedly stealing about $3,500 worth of drinks and snacks.
After more than 10 years in the making, Columbus' field of dreams is close to becoming a reality.
Police are searching for a person of interest for questioning in a Columbus shooting last month.
A company that produces flat-rolled steel products has ceased operations in Columbus, but unlike a larger local company in the same business, the effects on the community aren't significant.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK has won the Mississippi Economic Development Council's 2016 Community Economic Development Award for its Infinity Megasite development and certification.
Columbus City Council tabled a proposal for heightened security and other measures at the Columbus Fairgrounds at its Tuesday evening meeting.
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