A Columbus man died early Tuesday after his pickup collided with a train. Frederick Clark, 51, was driving east on Main Street at about 3:25 a.m. when his truck collided with a train at a railroad crossing near 21st Street North.
Elementary students in the Columbus Municipal School District may soon have another mentoring parental figure in their lives -- if enough local adults volunteer their time.
Unemployment in the Golden Triangle fell in August, but that dip is more a reflection of the start of the school year than a rebound in the economy.
The status of a lease on new office space for District Attorney Scott Colom is unclear, as Lowndes County Supervisors tabled discussion Friday on what to do about a missing wall at the building.
Mississippi -- the "birthplace of the blues" -- has produced more Grammy winning musicians than the next five states combined.
Columbus police have arrested a Columbus man for allegedly stealing a vehicle.
Mard Inc., formerly known as KiOR Inc., and its former CEO, Fred Cannon, have settled charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding information in the company's initial public offering, according to a report in the Houston Business Journal.
Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks is threatening to sue the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau if the board does not pay the second half of a $7,500 grant it awarded for the local Juneteenth festival.
Ricky Ball's family has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Columbus and several Columbus Police Department officers.
Lowndes County supervisors and Columbus city officials will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the lower level of the Trotter Convention Center to discuss the future of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority.
Next month, Columbus Air Force Base will welcome civilian aviators to land on its runway for the first time in four years.
Lowndes County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in Labor Day shooting at a Texaco on Highway 45.
The drivers of a Ford Expedition and a tractor-trailer were both taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with moderate injuries following an accident on Highway 82 East Wednesday at about 2:45 p.m.
Local law enforcement officers have arrested two men in the last week and charged them with domestic violence-aggravated assault.
The city of Columbus has spent more than $16,000 defending itself against a pair of open meetings complaints filed with the Mississippi Ethics Commission.
Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley visited Lowndes County Tuesday to promote his Small Business Incentives Rider, a program which saves small businesses money on utilities.
An Alabama bank has taken care of delinquent taxes owed to Lowndes County on the defunct Southern Wood Fiber's wood chipper facility at the Lowndes County Port.
Columbus city councilmen voted Monday to give easements to the Greenfield Multistate Trust for the duration of an environmental remediation project for the Seventh Avenue ditch.
Work is progressing smoothly on the first phase of the Lowndes County Horse Park ahead of its expected December completion.
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