She got a brief phone call from her son before she started watching the tragedy unfold on the news. Eventually, Lillian Evans, of Columbus, just turned the TV off.
MACON -- The girls lived only three miles apart. They were only three years old. Both were snatched from their homes in the middle of the night, raped and strangled.
One can glean plenty from a superintendent's relationship with the school board president. Former Bulloch County School Board President David Ball doesn't have a negative word about Lewis Holloway, new superintendent of Starkville School District.
A Starkville Police officer was injured Thursday while arresting a burglary suspect in the Cotton District.
Lewis Holloway is Starkville School District's new superintendent.
The Starkville Fire Department Wednesday ruled the Jan. 27 fire that demolished four Summer Chase apartments and displaced seven people was an accident.
Bond has been set for the man involved in a Saturday night incident, which injured a county Metro Narcotics agent and landed a Columbus police officer on leave pending investigation.
It's not about vigilante justice or fear but taking back the community, one person at a time.
A Columbus man was arrested Tuesday night after stabbing another man during an altercation.
A Starkville woman is charged with aiding the escape of an inmate.
WEST POINT -- The West Point Police Department is encouraging area residents to turn over unregistered firearms Saturday at the police department at 310 E. Westbrook Ave.
WEST POINT -- Five cases involving cocaine or methamphetamine yielded guilty pleas and lengthy prison sentences during the January term of Clay County Circuit Court, which concluded Jan. 20.
OAK GROVE, Ala. -- Knowing this community's history of tornadoes, Jhan Powers gets nervous anytime violent weather rolls in. While her house was spared this time, a tornado demolished nearby mobile homes -- all of which were just a short drive from a path of destruction cut just last year by a deadly twister.
MERIDIAN -- Julius Wesley Kiker, of Lucedale, has been convicted for a second time in the shooting death of his wife, Renee Kiker, at their Lucedale home on March 6, 2002.
West Point and Clay County are the newest members of the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link. The Link board voted unanimously to add West Point and Clay County to its economic development portfolio at today's quarterly meeting.
West Point and Clay County are the newest members of the Columbus Lowndes Development Link. The Link board voted unanimously to add West Point and Clay County to its economic development portfolio at Friday's regular quarterly meeting.
Thomas Velek's desk could serve as a makeshift soccer field.
ABERDEEN -- Former Lowndes County administrator Bobby Eiland was named interim superintendent of Aberdeen schools at a school board meeting Wednesday.
WEST POINT -- The West Point Police Department is putting more officers in the streets after burglaries and two deaths. Tuesday, the West Point Board of Selectmen hired three new police officers.
STARKVILLE -- When a Starkville man graduated high school in the 1940s, there was little doubt what his next move would be. The United States was in the heart of World War II, and any able-bodied man was bound for military service, either by choice or through the draft.
1. West Lowndes principal resigns COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. MSU Student Association slams religious freedom bill STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Columbus cheer squads competing in national event COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Man charged after gun in church incident COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Pentagon targets air base surplus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY