A Columbus Police Department vehicle was severely damaged during an automobile accident on 18th Avenue North shortly before 11 a.m., according to City Public Information Officer Joe Dillon. Dillon said the officer was attempting to aid a deputy with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office following a suspicious vehicle when a van turning left collided with the CPD car. No one was seriously injured, but Dillon said the car is most likely totaled.
Brenda Willis attended her last meeting as a Caledonia alderman Tuesday evening. After two decades on the board, she did not run for re-election this year.
A Columbus teenager is behind bars and accused of murdering a man found near a burned car in November.
Chris Wright and his friend Drew Johnson were at a local fair in 2001 when they approached one of the games where players threw balls trying to knock over milk bottles to win stuffed animal prizes. Johnson told Wright to "give the man some money."
A Lowndes County man accused of killing his son is out on bond.
The effort to confirm the election result of the mayor of Caledonia will stretch into two days -- and possibly longer -- after three separate counts of the votes has produced three different vote tallies in a razor-thin race between incumbent Bill Lawrence and challenger Mitch Wiggins.
In hopes privately developed real estate will grow the city's property tax revenue, the Columbus Redevelopment Authority plans to extend its contract with the Columbus Municipal School District to market and sell the former Lee Middle School's almost 15-acre property, according to CRA president John Acker.
Sheriff's deputies are investigating an apparent shooting death in southeast Lowndes County near the Alabama line.
Incumbent candidates won comfortable victories in each of Columbus' four contested municipal elections on Tuesday.
While the town of Caledonia has chosen four members of its board of aldermen, the mayor's race and the final alderman's position are still too close to call.
Two teenagers, one from Columbus and one from Meridian, are behind bars for an alleged burglary last week.
Officers with Columbus Police Department are investigating an alleged weekend armed robbery.
A Columbus man is in custody for burglary after breaking into two apartments by crawling through a hole he kicked between two attics.
Less than 24 hours before today's Caledonia municipal elections, not all the hay was in the barn, said the two men vying for mayor.
Investigators with Columbus Police Department are searching for the suspects in an armed robbery from May 13.
Seven students from the Master of Fine Arts program in Creative Writing at Mississippi University for Women will bring their oral storytelling craft to downtown Columbus Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. at Books and Boards, 422 Main St.
Palmer Home for Children has hired Columbus native Meryl Fisackerly as director of development at the regional children's home.
Robin Warren, 12, dances to a Beatles rendition of "Here Comes the Sun" during the annual spring showcase for WHEREhouse Dance Company at Mississippi University for Women's Rent Auditorium on Friday.
The Town of Artesia has filed a petition with Lowndes County Chancery Court to extend the town's corporate limits, approximately doubling the size of the town.
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