When local sno-cone stand, Sno Biz opened for the season on March 4 two 17-year-olds high school students were there ready to take orders.
A long-running Columbus tradition will return when the annual Juneteenth festival kicks off on Friday. Leroy Brooks, an event organizer and Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor, said this year marks the 20th Juneteenth festival.
Sexual assault is dangerously common on college campuses, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN), a national anti-sexual assault organization. It's also commonly underreported.
The city of Columbus is claiming a preliminary report from the Mississippi Ethics Commission that recommended a $500 fine against Mayor Robert Smith for an Open Meetings Act violation is based on mistaken facts.
The county is expected to commission a study of the Columbus Lowndes Recreation Authority at an upcoming meeting, and Columbus Mayor Robert Smith believes that action will result in a split between the two governments' joint parks venture.
Every year across the country, teenagers leave their homes to carve out a place for themselves at a university. On campus, they immerse themselves in college life, trusting friends and school administrators with their safety.
Supporters of a former Columbus High basketball coach are urging the public to attend Monday's meeting of the Columbus Municipal School District's Board of Trustees, but school officials say the coach was given multiple opportunities to sign an offered contract.
Columbus Municipal Court Judge Gary Goodwin has set the bond for a murder suspect at $1 million, according to a press release from the Columbus Police Department.
Outdoor summer camps keep children away from the television and in touch with nature during their months away from school. Church-based vacation bible schools spark children's spiritual growth. One Columbus native created a summer camp encompassing both environments.
A suspect in the Main Street shooting death of a Columbus man this week is in custody.
A Missouri man is facing aggravated assault charges after allegedly setting his girlfriend on fire.
Nicole Clinkscales, a former Columbus municipal judge, will be publicly reprimanded for multiple acts of judicial misconduct during her time on the bench from 2010 to 2015.
Individuals may have the chance to win a vacation for donating blood at the blood drive held by United Blood Services and Southern Cruisers of Columbus on Saturday.
Members from 27 Mississippi Exchange Clubs will be in Columbus this weekend for the 96th Annual Mississippi District Exchange Convention.
Columbus residents might get some visitors from the city during the next few weeks.
The Columbus Police Department has named a suspect in a Tuesday night shooting death.
The city of Columbus will appeal a Lowndes Chancery Court decision that found city council members violated state Open Meetings Act to the Mississippi Supreme Court.
The Columbus City Council unanimously voted Tuesday to adopt a resolution of intent to issue up to $5 million in general obligation bonds for road and drainage improvement projects.
A Columbus man is dead after being shot Tuesday night at a Main Street convenience store.
Columbus police are searching for a suspect after a Monday morning home invasion.
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