This summer, the Columbus Housing Authority will be undergoing a leadership change after the retirement of Earl Weeks, its executive director of more than 13 years.
Don English, chief investigator with the Columbus Police Department, died Friday morning at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle. He was 58.
Mississippi Democratic Party Chairman Rickey Cole is touring the state in hopes of uniting Mississippians, Democrat and Republicans alike, he said. Cole, a self-confessed "political junkie" who jokes that he was born a Democrat, has served as the party's chairman since 2012.
Earlier this month, Columbus Light and Water entered into a $3.52 million contract with Utility Metering Solutions for that company to install 11,126 water meters throughout the city.
For Olympic swimmer Amanda Beard, a change in attitude changed the path of her life. Beard, a 32-year-old four-time Olympian who won seven medals, spoke at Mississippi University for Women Thursday night.
Columbus councilmen will discuss capital improvement projects they want to pursue and possible funding mechanisms for how to get them done during a specially called meeting Monday.
A bomb threat was called into Columbus Municipal School District this morning.
The second Lowndes County Sheriff's Department deputy injured in a shooting last week has been released from the hospital.
Mississippi University for Women President Jim Borsig is encouraging everyone to attend the college's homecoming this weekend.
The case of a former Columbus Municipal School District employee charged with enticement of a child may soon be heading to a Lowndes County grand jury.
Catfish in the Alley returns, bigger and better, on Saturday as one of several special events that will kick off the 74th Annual Columbus Spring Pilgrimage.
A 27-year-old man has been charged with malicious mischief after he allegedly "destroyed" his girlfriend's home, according to local law enforcement.
A Columbus teenager will be charged as an adult for his alleged role in a shooting that left one man injured.
Andy Taggart would be the first to tell you he's a proud Republican. It's no surprise, then, that he's hopeful Republicans will gain the majority of the Senate after 33 of its 100 seats are contested this year in elections.
The Lowndes County chapter of the United Way raised more than $650,000 last year, organization officials announced at their annual meeting Tuesday.
A Columbus woman has been arrested for embezzling from a local apartment complex.
One week after he was shot in the leg, a Lowndes County Sheriff's Department deputy is home from the hospital.
Mississippi University for Women invites alumni, friends and guests to a weekend filled with entertainment and activities for Homecoming March 27-30.
Mississippi University for Women is unveiling a new car tag.
2. Suspect shot Friday in alleged home invasion STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Columbus police chief McQueen retires COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Columbus School board won't go 'buy the book' COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Lowndes Schools addressing reading woes COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY