Jury selection in the murder trail of Michael Shane Richardson continues today, and one may be picked by noon or later in the day, according to a Lowndes County Circuit Court spokesperson.
If a new prom or presentation dress, shoes, accessories, personal hair stylist, makeup and professional photograph — all free of charge — sound like a fairy tale, consider the Cinderella Project the fairy godmother.
A U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi judge Thursday denied a request to dismiss the case of a former Lowndes County Road Department employee, who sued the county for sex discrimination in her February 2008 termination.
The grassy area next to the Tennessee Williams Welcome Center’s parking lot may be home to an art park if the Columbus Convention and Visitor’s Bureau can reach an agreement with the city to acquire the land.
The murder trial of George Pate — who is accused of shooting his wife to death — has been continued until a time to be determined, according to Lowndes County Circuit Court.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle will donate four advanced high school microscopes worth $2,000 to the Mississippi School for Mathematics & Science Foundation for the school’s science department.
A native of Columbus, Alecia Seymer, 40, graduated from Mississippi University for Women with a degree in microbiology, before graduating as a licensed practical nurse from East Mississippi Community College. Back in school to further her career, she also continues her work as a home health nurse with Mississippi Home Care in Columbus.
Kenneth Macon, who has been a person of interest in two residential break-ins and a brutal assault in Columbus, may have also broken into a Clay County home over the weekend.
Funeral services for Scotty Daniels, a popular local community activist and former radio personality, will be held Monday at New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home and Gardens in Dora, Ala.
More than five years after completing studies at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, Will Miller came back to campus Saturday with a message: Computer games can be fun and educational.
All three incumbent candidates — Kenneth M. Burns, Dorothy W. Colom and Jim Davidson — have qualified for the District 14 Chancery Court judge seat.
The Columbus Police Department continues to investigate an aggravated assault which took place Saturday morning and left one person in the hospital.
Columbus Municipal Schools crowned its Teacher of the Year Thursday via sneak attack. CMSD Superintendent Dr. Del Phillips, Mayor Robert Smith, school board member Glenn Lautzenhiser and Columbus High School Principal Craig Shannon dropped in on Cindy Ming’s third period U.S. History class unannounced to inform her she had been selected as the district’s top teacher.
Some of Mississippi's public universities have started tuition assistance programs aimed at keeping students in school despite growing education costs.
Most city residents who spoke in favor of a comprehensive plan, during a public hearing Thursday, served on the committee reviewing the need for a plan. But they agreed the council should proceed with hiring a firm to help develop a long-term plan for the city.
Former Columbus Fire Department firefighter Mitchell Banks is seeking to appeal the decision made in January by the Columbus Civil Service Commission to uphold his termination, according to papers filed in Lowndes County Circuit Court.
Columbus lost one of her biggest fans Thursday afternoon. Scotty Daniels, 45, a community activist and former radio personality known across the country as “Scotty D,” died Thursday of undetermined causes.
Students in the Culinary Arts Institute at Mississippi University for Women said they were excited about a new partnership with Mississippi State, offering a degree in culinology.
Don't call it a merger, but Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi State University will begin sharing a pair of degrees this fall and will explore consolidation of administrative services. Responding to the State College Board's Thursday order that the schools explore consolidation possibilities, MUW President Dr. Claudia Limbert said she preferred the term "shared services."
STARKVILLE — Building on many decades of neighborly relations, Mississippi State and Mississippi University for Women signed a memorandum of agreement Thursday [Feb. 18] that allows students to earn both an MSU bachelor's degree and an MUW nursing degree.
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