Columbus Municipal School District began taking applications for the 2011-2012 school year Monday, and parents have until March 28 to enter their children in the lottery for one of the district's five elementary schools.
The man behind The Packet wants a spot on the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors, and the paper's new co-owner is running for circuit clerk.
After-hours dumping and undocumented payment are allegedly behind the suspension of Columbus' Public Works director and the firing of another employee.
Willis Logan weighed 12 1/2 pounds at birth. He had always been big and, at one point, tipped the scales at more than 400 pounds.
As gas prices continue to rise, climbing to levels more than $3.25 per gallon this week, the City of Columbus budget is showing the strain.
Renovations are complete of the front office of The Dispatch's downtown Columbus office, designed to improve customer service.
A man who escaped from a Lowndes County Sheriff's squad car by rolling down an unlocked window was recaptured after a lengthy search Friday.
Local schools are making a final push to help seniors who have failed one or more state tests stay on track to graduate in May.
A severe storm hammered the Golden Triangle Thursday and early Friday, dropping trees and power lines across north Mississippi.
A suspended Columbus Police Department officer qualified to run for sheriff Thursday.
The roomful of Caledonia High School juniors and seniors fell silent, as pictures flashed across the screen. A crumpled, upside-down car. A torn guard rail. A girl lying in a hospital bed, unconscious with numerous wound dressings. It was 2003, and Sarah Panzau was lucky to be alive.
The crowded field of qualifiers for the Lowndes County Sheriff's race has another name.
As turmoil in the Middle East continues, gas prices are increasing across the nation, and the Golden Triangle is no exception.
The oft-arrested Lavento Shamon Fox suffered minor injuries in a fistfight with a fellow inmate Tuesday evening in the Lowndes County jail.
Local law enforcement agencies reported the following felony arrests.
A Columbus chiropractor pled guilty Wednesday to falsifying the insurance claims of four patients to swindle Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi out of thousands of dollars.
Hunt Intermediate is the last of a dying breed of black neighborhood schools in Columbus, according to community members and alumni. And they are rallying around the school to preserve it.
One city employee was fired and three others, including Public Works Director Mike Pratt and two police officers, were suspended Tuesday during a special meeting of the Columbus City Council.
State Sen. Terry Brown, R-Columbus, was elected secretary of the Mississippi Legislative Joint Committee on Performance Evaluation and Expenditure Review.
The city has finished installing 12 cameras along the downtown Columbus Riverwalk, bringing the $18,000 first phase of the project to an end.
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