An 18-year-old is in custody for a Monday night robbery in Lowndes County.
During their Tuesday morning assembly the roughly 250 members of the senior class at Columbus High School turned their attention to an important date on the calendar -- graduation day -- as they were informed about how to order everything from caps and gowns to class rings. But the students' attention was also directed to another day, Nov. 6, the date of the general election in Mississippi.
Columbus Municipal School District Special Education Department has been found compliant by the Mississippi Department of Education in three formal state complaints filed against the district last year.
Findings from a survey of historical structures in the Burns Bottom area have Columbus Redevelopment Authority representatives hopeful the neighborhood could be removed from the National Register of Historic Places.
A Columbus man will spend 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to shooting a man outside The Princess Theater downtown in 2016.
A woman was arrested for multiple counts of motor vehicle theft after she allegedly stole two cars she was supposed to move for their owners.
In June, just 13.5 percent of registered voters went to the polls in the primary elections, and Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann seems to have taken it personally.
Columbus Municipal School District will host a public meeting tonight to address improvements and ongoing concerns about its special education department (SPED) amid a state investigation.
Standing behind a podium in a near empty first-floor ballroom in Trotter Convention Center Thursday evening, Marian Turner sound-checked the microphone nearly a dozen times.
A Columbus man is accused of attempted murder for allegedly hitting someone with a vehicle intentionally after an argument.
Amy Edwards keeps separate books for her business, but there is nothing nefarious about it.
A tornado ripped through Propst Park Tuesday morning causing numerous fatalities and injuries. Though just a drill, local agencies responded to the scene as if the disaster happened in real life.
A Columbus woman escaped from her burning home Tuesday afternoon with her 2-year-old granddaughter in her arms.
"Partnership" was the key theme at Columbus Municipal School District's annual Title I meeting at Brandon Central Services Tuesday night.
Columbus City Council on Tuesday appointed five members to an intergovernmental relations committee of city and Lowndes County leaders.
Building a better community, according to Matt Bogue, starts with supplying nails to the people with hammers.
One person has died following a fire at a mobile home Monday afternoon.
Lowndes County sheriff's deputies are investigating a weekend shooting at Applewood Apartments on Yorkville Road.
One woman was hospitalized and a man jailed after he allegedly intentionally hit her with an all-terrain vehicle over the weekend.
An 18-year-old was arrested for a hit-and-run that sent one man to the hospital Thursday night.
1. Man found dead with gunshot wound in Southside apartment COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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