Testimony from Philip Hickman on Friday dominated the final day of the termination hearing of the former Columbus Municipal School District superintendent.
A recording of a telephone call in which the attorney for the Columbus Municipal School District said then-school superintendent Philip Hickman threatened a board member with a lawsuit if the board member didn't vote to extend Hickman's employment contract highlighted Thursday's opening day of Hickman's termination hearing at Brandon Central Services.
A Columbus man could spend up to 40 years in prison for multiple counts of fraudulent use of identity and a drug charge.
A man accused of beating a woman so severely that she was hospitalized with a ruptured spleen has been arrested.
A New Hope man died on his way to work Wednesday morning when his vehicle collided with a loaded log truck.
It's the nature of the job for tourism officials to look ahead and in the aftermath of this week's failed effort to extend Lowndes County's 2-percent restaurant tax, that is what Nancy Carpenter was doing Wednesday morning.
About 1,000 people -- primarily educators and staff from Lowndes County School District and Mississippi University for Women -- were silent as they watched what appeared to be surveillance footage of two teenage boys armed with long guns stalking the hallways of a school.
The bill to extend Lowndes County's 2-percent restaurant sales tax is all but dead, as local business, government, economic development and tourism officials begin to absorb the bleak consequences.
Years ago, filling local boards and commissions with concerned citizens was no problem, Columbus Chief Operations Officer David Armstrong said.
The Multistate Trust responsible for handling the clean-up and redevelopment of the former Kerr-McGee property in north Columbus has invited the public to share their ideas about how the site could be put to use in the future.
The construction of the new La Quinta hotel on the site formerly occupied by the Ramada Inn will soon be completed, with the opening of the hotel quickly to follow.
A female juvenile has been arrested in connection with social media posts in February threatening New Hope schools.
The fate of Lowndes County's 2-percent restaurant sales tax hangs in the balance after a conference committee failed to agree Sunday evening on whether the new legislation should extend to all businesses that sell prepared meals, as was requested by both the City of Columbus and Lowndes County.
After completing his bachelor's degree at Mississippi State University, Tyrell Harmon went back home to Kosciusko, still unsure of what he wanted to do in the future.
When Martha Mims was a little girl, she used to go every spring with her mother, grandmother and aunt to Mt. Pleasant Methodist Church near Caledonia for "church cleaning day."
It was a little after noon on Friday and a couple of dozen people milled about, waiting for the arrival of the man of the hour, who had promised to stop in during his lunch break.
Mississippi University for Women's Senior Vice President for Administration Nora Miller will be acting president of the university starting July 1, the Mississippi Institute of Higher Learning announced Thursday.
At a meeting of the Columbus Exchange Club Thursday, Columbus Municipal School District Board president Jason Spears said the biggest challenge facing the board is finding ways community members can get involved with the school district.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting incident Wednesday evening in Caledonia that may be a part of a domestic violence case.
Judge Dorothy Colom began a program Wednesday at Airbus Helicopters with a folk tale about an old wise woman.
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