As the new school year begins, the Mississippi Department of Education Office of Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement reminds parents about the law governing school attendance.
Tensions were high between aldermen and the mayor at Caledonia's aldermen meeting on Tuesday night.
The city is revising its plan for a proposed Highway 45 bypass after some residents complained about the road abutting their properties, Mayor Robert Smith told the Columbus Rotary Club on Tuesday.
Columbus High School is searching for a new security coordinator after head resource officer Bernard Jones left in June amid an investigation into alleged misconduct.
They are dead men walking. Summer, at least as area kids know it, is over as area schools reconvene this week.
The Columbus City Council Tuesday unanimously passed a city ordinance banning the sale, use and possession of synthetic marijuana, effective immediately.
With a cousin in jail, crime is more than a statistic for 16-year-old Jamila Stewart.
Points of action are beginning to take shape as a task force consisting of law enforcement, local politicians and concerned citizens seek to counteract violent crime.
Ruben's Fish House chose not to appeal the revocation of its liquor license following the death of a patron due to alcohol poisoning.
A woman, her son and her grandson have been charged with stealing cash and 20 cases of beer from a Clay County club early Thursday.
The Columbus City Council Tuesday likely will be asked to consider banning the sale, possession and use of synthetic marijuana.
A 4-year-old girl was airlifted to the UAB Health System in Birmingham in serious condition from the scene of a hit-and-run wreck in Columbus late Saturday.
Joseph Shelton moved into the small, one-story house across from Columbus' I.C. Cousins community center in 1996. He hasn't had running water or electricity for the past 14 years.
The Mississippi Department of Revenue held its second Sales Tax Holiday this weekend. From 12:01 a.m. on Friday to midnight on Saturday, shoppers were able to purchase select clothing and footwear up to $100 per article without having to pay the state's 7-percent sales tax.
School doesn't start until Wednesday, but there's already movement in the Columbus Municipal School District.
Authorities in the Columbus area are investigating a possible pattern of recent robberies by masked gunmen.
BP gas station owners across the country are divided over whether the oil giant stained by its handling of the Gulf spill should rebrand U.S. outlets as Amoco or another name as part of its effort to repair the company's badly damaged reputation.
The son of the late John Clark has been chosen to fill his father's vacant seat on the Lowndes County School District Board of Education.
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