Schools in many area districts showed improvement in state school district accountability scores released today, though some districts did not meet growth standards set by the state.
Mike Halford is looking forward to tonight. Like many people who work in Lowndes County, Halford will be at New Hope High School at 7:30 tonight to watch the Trojans take on Columbus High in a highly anticipated football game.
A Columbus police officer has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of an investigation into an alleged rape in Lowndes County.
A 29-year-old woman was killed in a three-vehicle crash Thursday in Lowndes County after she swerved into oncoming traffic to avoid hitting another vehicle.
Almost 1,000 Caledonia Elementary School students were evacuated Friday after construction crews broke a gas line while working on an expansion to the school.
A mystery man was spotted in downtown Columbus on Thursday.
The Lowndes County Port Authority board Wednesday approved a memorandum of understanding for a new KiOR biofuels plant to be located in Columbus, at the Columbus-Lowndes County Port.
Local faith leaders condemned a Florida pastor's decision to burn copies of the Quran to mark the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.
The public will get its first glimpse of the latest vision for Columbus' long-awaited soccer complex at Burns Bottom later this month.
A burglary on the campus of Mississippi University for Women has one student campaigning for better security measures.
A 36-year-old woman and her two young children were eastbound on Highway 82 when her Chevrolet Tahoe hydroplaned and flipped Wednesday.
During a public meeting on the city's budget for the upcoming fiscal year, the Columbus City Council heard from representatives of various organizations, who pleaded for the council to either fund them at a level they were previously funded or increase funding.
The Columbus City Council Tuesday unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding and fee-in-lieu agreement for a new KiOR biofuels plant to be located in Columbus, at the Columbus-Lowndes County Port.
CALEDONIA -- Caledonia aldermen will hold a special public meeting Tuesday to discuss and approve a 2010-11 budget for the town.
Lt. Gov. Phil Bryant believes Mississippi is positioned to bounce back faster than any state in the country once the recession loosens its grip. He explained why during a Tuesday stop in Columbus.
To say Dr. Susanne Cunningham, an associate optometrist at Curtis Optometry, is busy is an understatement.
State troopers arrested significantly more people for drunk driving in the 10-county Troop G district over Labor Day weekend than in 2009, troop spokesman Brian Mobley said.
The Columbus-Lowndes Emergency Management Agency will test the tornado warning siren system Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Lowndes County Circuit Court Judges Jim Kitchens Jr. and Lee Howard handed down the following sentences during the final weeks of the August term that ended Friday:
1. McDill, popular artist and craftsman, dies at 33 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. UPDATE: Boykin files suit against Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Downtown shooting injures one COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Turner responds to lawsuit claims COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CPD honors life-saving officers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY