After about 45 minutes of deliberation, a jury returned a not-guilty verdict in the sexual-battery trial of a former head of security at Columbus Air Force Base.
The City Council split 4-2 Tuesday as it voted to grant $50,000 in state funds to the Seventh Avenue Revitalization Program.
Two men were suffered minor injuries after crashing their car Tuesday during a high-speed chase through downtown Columbus.
Lowndes County School District is moving forward on plans to improve its central office on Highway 45 South.
Nammo Talley has more safety checks in place than the average manufacturing plant because it manufactures bombs. Specifically, the explosive, rocket-propelled rounds used by the U.S. military to blow up tanks and bunkers.
Plans to bring a crime prevention expert to Columbus have hit a snag, forcing law enforcement and a community task force to move on to Plan B.
If you've had a gun confiscated by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office in the last five years and want it back, head to the pawnshop.
Seventh Avenue could be in line for improvements after tonight's meeting of the Columbus City Council.
A Lowndes County jury heard opening arguments and the victim's testimony Monday in the trial of a former head of security at Columbus Air Force Base accused of sexually abusing his then-11-year-old stepdaughter.
Students in Lowndes County schools will be better prepared to enter the workforce with the help of the Mississippi Scholars program.
A 31-year-old man died early Saturday when his brother's apartment caught fire, according to the Columbus Fire Department.
A 38-year-old woman was arrested Saturday after she came home drunk and angry her football team lost and head-butted her 15-year-old daughter, according to police.
With flagging house prices and low buyer confidence, selling a house in Lowndes County can be intimidating. But former Columbus High School teacher Justin Sutton and his wife, Meg, are among the young couples braving the housing market now.
As home sales drop across the nation, Lowndes County homeowners are cutting their prices to stay competitive.
As part of American Education Week, approximately 1,000 teachers, from public and private schools, will be celebrated at Mississippi University for Women on Wednesday.
A misdemeanor charge has been dropped against the New Hope Elementary assistant principal accused of not reporting the fondling of a first-grade girl by a first-grade boy classmate.
A pair of prominent locals whose late fathers were honored with namesake streets on Columbus Air Force Base shared some of the history behind the names Friday at Columbus Air Force Base's quarterly Base Community Council luncheon.
A flood-prone East Columbus neighborhood should stay a little dryer after today.
The Oakdale Park jungle has been tamed, for now. Keith Kimmerle, the man ordered to cut the 10-foot-tall grass in front of his North Chestnut Drive home, has complied, apparently doing the grunt work himself.
As the temperature outside drops, Columbus and Lowndes County families take to the indoors to keep safe and warm. Cold winter weather increases indoor activities and the need for heating. What they may not realize is that turning up the heat can increase the risk of home heating fires.
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