A Lowndes County jury today found a 26-year-old former Marine guilty of fondling his then-11-year-old niece.
On the cusp of purchasing its new office space, the Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau has hit another snag.
Columbus Light and Water plans on spending about $4 million on new "smart" meters to meet new Tennessee Valley Authority requirements.
Columbus Light and Water is putting together a large incentives package to lower energy use before a Tennessee Valley Authority billing switch.
The second victim of a deadly downtown shooting died Wednesday at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle after suffering at least three gunshot wounds.
A California man is in custody today for an early morning shooting at the Elbow Room Lounge in downtown Columbus that left one man dead and another in critical condition.
Living history made its way through Columbus Tuesday as five former Negro league baseball players made the rounds.
Columbus moved one step closer to expansion Tuesday night.
Columbus Municipal School District is one step closer to joining only 10 other school systems in the country to offer the full range of International Baccalaureate programs.
When Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't writing books, researching astrophysics or appearing on television, he's traveling around the U.S., giving lectures and speaking to America's youth.
The brain trust responsible for drafting Columbus' comprehensive plan needs your input.
Cadence Financial Corp., the parent of Cadence Bank, says the Federal Reserve has approved its buyout by a private Houston, Texas-based investment firm.
Lowndes County sheriff's deputies were called in to check the Lowndes County Courthouse Monday after an adult male made a bomb threat to 911 dispatchers.
Firefighters were called to the same East Columbus house twice Monday after an electric heater caught a bathroom wall on fire.
Four older-model Lanova Thinkpads and a desktop printer were stolen during the move from R.E. Hunt Intermediate School to the new Columbus Middle School.
Child nutrition recommendations slated to go into effect by school year 2012-13 include offering fresh fruits and vegetables daily and increasing their portion sizes. Schools will have to cut fat, calories and salt and abandon deep-fat fryers in favor of grilling, steaming and baking.
As the 2,000-horsepower Kansas City Southern locomotive lumbered along its tracks Friday, some Columbus drivers tried to beat the train.
The Lowndes County school board is going paperless. School board members now can access electronic school board agenda's at the Lowndes County School District website -- lowndes.k12.ms.us. By April, the electronic agendas will be available to the general public, said Tina Younger, assistant to the LCSD superintendent.
When an East Columbus family arrived home from church Sunday, they found their Beech Street home ransacked of valuable electronics.
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