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.
Officers of the United Way of Lowndes County kicked off an annual corporate fundraising campaign Thursday at the Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle Outpatient Pavilion.
Robert Rupert's trial for the charge of murder was continued to Jan. 19, for the purpose of hearing remaining pretrial motions.
Area retailers are getting ready for Mississippi's second annual tax-free shopping weekend.
A suspected killer will face his preliminary hearing Aug. 5 in Columbus Municipal Court.
Command of the 14th Flying Training Wing passed from one colonel to another on Wednesday during a ceremony rooted in military tradition.
The parole board is a touchy subject. In each decision to release a convicted criminal into the outside world, there will inevitably be supporters and dissenters.
When Alex Trebek revealed "College Towns" as a category this week on "Jeopardy," contestant Nora Corrigan of Columbus was pretty pleased. That, and other topics, helped the Mississippi University for Women assistant professor of English finish in first place on Tuesday, with more than $27,000 in winnings.
Another restaurant is setting up shop in Columbus.
Arguments and testimony were heard Tuesday in the due process hearing of former Lowndes County School District employees Lynn Wright and Stacy Hester.
As knowledge about the dangers of extreme heat becomes common knowledge, school officials are vigilant about keeping students safe, as football and band practice begins. But there's another population who can't move out of harm's way.
A professor at Mississippi University for Women advanced on the quiz show "Jeopardy!" today, winning $27,201 on the popular syndicated television show.
1. Public wants inclusion in Starkville's comprehensive planning process STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. MSU fans travel in large numbers to SEC tourney STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Judge: Closed council gatherings in Columbus broke Open Meetings Act COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Man sentenced to 5 years after Lowndes Co. DUI COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY