Michael Farris Smith, of Columbus, signs copies of his new book "Desperation Road" during his book launch at the Rosenzweig Arts Center in Columbus on Tuesday.
Lowndes County supervisors will ask the Mississippi legislature to approve authorization for the county to give up to $350,000 annually to its municipalities for parks and recreation.
Columbus residents have to help the police keep the city safe, newly-hired police consultant K.B. Turner said at a public safety meeting Monday night.
Next week, Columbus Main Street member businesses will have a chance to learn what to do if the worst happens in the workplace.
Citizens will have an opportunity this evening to voice their concerns about crime and safety in Columbus.
Two people were taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Hospital and two more are in custody following a police chase that ended with one vehicle in a ditch and another in a house Sunday afternoon.
Police have called off the search for a local man missing since Monday after he reportedly called his mother Saturday evening to let her know he was OK.
An American flag was flown on the extended ladders on Columbus Fire and Rescue trucks to honor the late Mayor Jimmy Fannon on Main Street on Friday.
Lowndes County supervisors are looking for a way to deal with the county's illegal garbage dumping problem.
When career general officers in the U.S. military near retirement, they are required to take a course on preparing for their non-military futures.
Columbus Police Department has hit another snag in increasing its officer numbers, but Police Chief Oscar Lewis said he's hopeful more new hires are on the horizon.
A baby missing since Tuesday has been found safe with his grandparents in Memphis.
There were no injuries in a house fire that destroyed a home at 485 Archie Agnew Road in Caledonia on Thursday.
Investigators with the Columbus Police Department are looking for a five-month-old baby missing since Tuesday.
The work vehicle of a missing Columbus man has been found abandoned off a highway near Waynesboro. Antiquon Harris, 35, who works as a delivery driver for Corporate Dining Concepts in Columbus, disappeared on Monday while on a route to Northport and Cottondale, Alabama.
James "Jimmy" Fannon, a former justice court judge and mayor of Columbus, died Tuesday at Northeast Mississippi Medical Center.
Columbus High School senior running back Kylin Hill poses for a picture with his mother, Karenda Hill, his father, Javarus Minor, and other family and friends, Wednesday during a signing ceremony in the school library.
Another suspect in a Jan. 14 armed robbery and assault has turned himself in to the Columbus Police Department.
Glenn Boyce's message to the Columbus Rotary Club Tuesday was straight-forward: When it comes to higher education, Mississippi must finish what it starts.
The city of Columbus and Lowndes County agreed to the terms of an inter-local agreement Tuesday that will restart a county-wide drug task force.
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