The students being charged with burglary after a senior prank at Caledonia High School say they've satisfied the school's demands for restitution but can't understand why the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office insists on charging them with a felony.
City officials have formed a committee and are crafting new rules to address concerns of violence and other problems at local nightclubs, in the wake of a deadly shooting at the Everyday Club and Lounge.
All eyes will be on the sky Saturday and Sunday as Wings Over Columbus 2010 takes to the air.
Trooper James Burrow, of Shannon, has been a full-fledged trooper just two years, but earned "100 Club" honors both years for 100 DUI stops.
A truck collided with a train on Highway 69 early today, but the driver was nowhere to be found, Columbus police said.
Columbus Light and Water Department Executive Director Todd Gale today is scheduled to meet with Chris Watson, of Oxford-based Bridge and Watson, to discuss the costs associated with providing water and sewer to areas under consideration for annexation.
The abundant beauty of spring has followed a long, hard Golden Triangle winter. And what better way to put the final exclamation point on Mother Nature's glowing transition than with openings Saturday of Columbus' Hitching Lot Farmers' Market and the Starkville Community Market?
It's been a slow week in the business of crime.
Sixteenth Circuit Court judges Lee Howard and Jim Kitchens handed down sentences during the May term in Lowndes County.
AT&T is also launching a campaign to discourage customers who send text messages while driving through their new "It Can Wait" initiative.
Half a dozen Caledonia teens found themselves being booked at the county jail Tuesday after allegedly breaking into Caledonia High for an apparent senior prank.
The Market Street Festival experienced another record-breaking year in 2010.
The man accused of kidnapping and attempting to rob a Columbus business owner at gunpoint has a history of criminal behavior.
On Tuesday, law enforcement officers, Columbus city officials and employees, Special Olympic athletes, Citizen's Police Academy Association Alumni and citizens of Columbus ran the "Flame of Hope" during the Columbus Leg of the Law Enforcement Torch Run to support Special Olympics Mississippi.
Columbus developer Mark Castleberry will stay busy for the next year as his firm, Castle Properties, handles three major projects.
With funding secured, city officials now are taking steps to receive authorization to proceed with plans to renovate the historic Highway 82 bridge across the Tombigbee River into a pedestrian walkway.
Columbus leaders have backed off plans to implement an ethics code for elected officials, deciding state law already governs ethics in office.
At the opening of the Columbus Police Department's fifth substation Tuesday on Maple Street, Chief Joseph St. John says the CPD has finished expanding geographically, but not methodologically.
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