With the help of a national author, one local ministry is combating fatherlessness.
When Jackie McGrath started her first stand at the age of 10, her goal was a modest $500. At the end of the day, she had earned close to $2,000. She donated all of it to cancer research.
WCBI-TV in Columbus restored cable signal to Comcast subscribers Tuesday night and is working on Metrocast next, the station's general manager said Wednesday. Viewers receiving over-the-air signals, however, may have to wait up to two weeks.
Area employers are enlisting summer help from a group of people with extra time on their hands: students.
A doctor in the Baptist network was arrested on charges of sexual battery, Tuesday, a measure his attorney calls an attempt to "railroad" a man with an unblemished career.
Circuit Court 6-9-2010
The temporary idling of a Severstal plant in Maryland will have no effect on the Columbus plant's operations, a local official said.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously last week to grant resort status to the Prairie Wildlife Preserve.
Summer enrollment at Mississippi University for Women is up almost 17 percent.
Arrest report 6-9-=2010
More than $1 million worth of improvements are planned for the Lowndes County Airport, off Highway 69 in Columbus.
The oil in the Gulf of Mexico has produced a temporary boost to the Columbus economy, but some fear it could quickly turn into a bust.
With the economy stymied, domestic violence victims in the Golden Triangle area are paying the price. More victims sought help at the Columbus Safe Haven Inc. shelters in 2009 than in the past 23 years or more, said spokeswoman Joyce Tucker.
When Columbus schools reconvene in August, Sale Elementary International Studies Magnet School will be 80 years lighter on experience.
Columbus-based WCBI-TV is off the air while the station resolves a technical problem with the station's transmitter.
Noting crime is a community issue, District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks Monday reminded the Lowndes County supervisors of a public meeting on crime prevention, to be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Columbus Municipal Complex.
Two notable murder cases were continued during this session of Lowndes County Circuit Court.
CALEDONIA -- Caring for a family of 300 isn't easy, especially when they act like a bunch of animals. But that's life for Kay McElroy. The 66-year-old is the owner of Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary, an organization that rescues abused animals.
A New Albany native, Phillip Brent Cissom, 24, is housing assignments coordinator for Mississippi University for Women, where he manages the Office of Community Living, supervises student office workers, assigns students in residence halls and oversees guest housing operations, among other duties.
Year after year, parents sing their kids same old song: "Work hard in high school and you might earn some scholarships for college."
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