Owning a home may be part of the American dream, but that dream is facing hard realities in Columbus and Lowndes County.
The Superfund arm of the Environmental Protection Agency has many challenges to overcome as they work to clear contaminants left from a 90-acre wood-treatment site on 14th Avenue North -- the first of which is trust.
More than 70 people were offered jobs after last week's Golden Triangle Employment Expo and hundreds more wait to hear back from companies after on-site interviews.
Marlee Matlin doesn't do anything halfway, including leaving an impression at Mississippi University for Women. The youngest woman ever to win an Academy Award for a leading role was on campus Thursday to meet with students and speak at the 2010 Welty Gala.
A 36-year-old Columbus man died Thursday after his truck ran off Highway 45 and rolled in Lowndes County.
Do you believe in ghosts? A trip to some of Columbus' most haunted houses and visits from beyond the grave at Friendship Cemetery could be enough to convert the most skeptic nonbelievers.
Columbus may be without a permanent city judge for a month or more, but there are no shortage of candidates expressing interest.
Joe Higgins is not happy with the Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau, and he's making no secret of it.
The town of Caledonia, 10 miles north of Columbus, will have the welcome mat out Saturday as residents and visitors celebrate the seventh annual Caledonia Day.
A 24-year-old man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter after flipping his car on a gravel road in Lowndes County, killing his 25-year-old front-seat passenger.
Mississippi State University landscape architecture students wandered Columbus on Wednesday, scouting the area for design ideas.
KiOR is turning into a bigger deal than expected.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office reported the following felony arrests:
Our posse's on Broadway. Or at least it was. A small contingent from Columbus was in New York City Monday and Tuesday to speak with Moody's Investors Service and Standard & Poor's financial services regarding Columbus' credit rating.
Two people were injured in car wrecks Tuesday morning, one near Columbus High School and the other on 18th Avenue east of Highway 182.
Sam Hairston was the strong, silent type. Not one to complain or rebel, Hairston, a Crawford native, endured the discrimination and systematic racism which followed him into major league baseball in 1951.
OXFORD -- North Mississippi congressional candidates exchanged sharp words at a debate Tuesday night about how loyal each would be to his party's leadership on Capitol Hill.
The Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority plans to build the largest "green" generator in the area in the coming year.
Local electric bills are expected to swell by as much as 10 percent over the next year, officials said, as the Tennessee Valley Authority expects raises its fuel cost adjustments.
The owner of a business on Warpath Road found herself in the same position she was in last month after the Planning and Zoning Commission again denied her request for a zoning change Monday.
1. Testimony: Rape suspect's DNA found on victim STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. MSU fans travel in large numbers to SEC tourney STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Public wants inclusion in Starkville's comprehensive planning process STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Judge: Closed council gatherings in Columbus broke Open Meetings Act COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY