Mississippi University for Women has faced numerous state budget cuts in recent years, causing student tuition to fund more than 50 percent of its expenditures.
Chris Clardy is out as the Caledonia parks director, a move he said came without warning or explanation.
A Tupelo-based firm with Golden Triangle ties will lead retail development efforts in Columbus for at least the next year.
Columbus Municipal School District adopted a new strategic plan for the 2018-19 school year.
Columbus Municipal School District students saw an increase in disciplinary referrals from last August, largely due to incidents involving its middle- and high-school students.
A man with multiple warrants for his arrest has turned himself in to Columbus Police Department.
Lowndes County's annual disaster preparedness drill has been rescheduled for Sept. 18.
A Caledonia man is dead after a Sunday morning wreck on Highway 69.
When it came to whether the city of Columbus would continue to use Baptist primary care clinic services next fiscal year, better information and a better price made all the difference.
Karemon Hayes, 7, leaps from a helicopter as lead AirCare pilot Pat Glandon looks on during the United Way of Lowndes County's Little Hands, Big Trucks event at the Soccer Complex in Columbus Saturday morning. "I like the helicopter but my favorite was the garbage truck," Karemon said. He is the son of Kristi Hayes.
A West Point man is in jail in Lowndes County after allegedly extorting money.
East Mississippi Community College has named Athletic Director Randall Bradberry interim president.
Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and Lowndes County Sheriff's Office are investigating the death of an inmate at Lowndes County Adult Detention Center.
Caledonia's property tax millage will remain unchanged for the seventh year in a row, although that decision required the town's board of aldermen to dip into its reserve fund to do it.
Legal sports betting has been in Mississippi for just a month and at Pearl River Resort for only a week.
A Columbus man is behind bars after an estranged family member reported he was sending her threatening text messages.
A Columbus man has been accused of attacking another man with a box cutter.
Columbus City Council has now heard proposals from five retail development firms wanting to do business with the city.
Rick Young's decision to step down as interim president at East Mississippi Community College came as result of a perceived lack of confidence in his leadership from board members, according to the resignation letter presented to the EMCC Board of Trustees during Tuesday's meeting.
Investigators with Columbus Police Department are asking the public's help locating a man wanted on several warrants.
1. Two arrested for capital murder in weekend homicide COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. CAFB parents jailed for neglect of 7-week-old child COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Lowndes County sportsplex gets green light COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. CLW weighs offering phone, internet service COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Community Garden to rely on MSU staff, students and 'farmbots' STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY