Bond has been set at $25,000 for a Columbus teen accused of shooting his mother's boyfriend over the weekend.
While most high schoolers are patting themselves on the back for having found a summer job before July, 100 Mississippi juniors and seniors were delving into college-level academics, in-person social networking and learning to be leaders.
Bond was set at $1 million for a man accused in a fatal shooting at a Columbus nightclub.
Kevin Fitzpatrick trains every day to do something most people spend their whole lives trying to avoid: fighting.
A Columbus teen remains in jail today, charged with shooting his father the day before Father's Day.
The Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority and Neel Schaffer Inc. will hold a public meeting Thursday on the renovations and improvements of neighborhood parks.
The annual Juneteenth festival continues to grow beyond Columbus city limits, not only attracting out-of-town visitors, but out-of-town vendors.
The combination of schools at Mississippi State University isn't expected to result in any job losses, a university official said Friday.
Roadside stop offers family fun, chance to beat the heat
Area middle school and high school students received a lot of food for thought Thursday during the Stop the Violence Youth Summit. Now they've got some digesting to do.
Opinions on a proposed Highway 45 bypass to be constructed by 2020 were largely positive or apathetic Thursday in the early hours of a public hearing on the project.
The Lowndes County YMCA will present a Zumba Master Class from 5:45-7:15 p.m. today, designed for everyone from beginners to seasoned dancers. There will be a $15 fee, profits of which will benefit the YMCA Zumba program.
Ranzino Ahmad Harris, 22, the man accused of killing Justin Murry, 21, has been out of jail on bond since June 4.
Crime prevention remains at the forefront of the community's concern today as the kids speak up and the adults continue to work behind the scenes.
After 18 years at the helm of The Columbus Packet newspaper, Roger Larsen is turning the business over to local investors Justin Shelton and Colin Kreiger, he announced in the Packet this morning.
The Afro-American Culture Organization will host Columbus' 14th annual Juneteenth celebration this weekend.
The trial of a Lowndes County man arrested on child pornography charges during an investigation into his missing stepdaughter again has been continued.
The Gulf of Mexico had chemical problems before the oil spill and will have problems afterward, according to one Mississippi State University professor. But these problems can be solved through better care of inland water.
Lowndes County children are trying to improve their reading and math skills in a free summer study camp this month.
A Columbus teen was arrested on charges of statutory rape and simple assault of a police officer last week.
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