The trial of a man accused in the 2018 murder of a Starkville resident is scheduled to begin today in Lowndes County.
Roughly 20 percent of students who originally signed up for virtual learning at Lowndes County School District will be back in their classrooms by Oct. 12, Superintendent Sam Allison said Friday
Over the summer, after Kalyn Fuller agreed to be the art teacher for all 1,600 elementary students at Columbus Municipal School District for the upcoming school year, she told her husband she was concerned about how the students would obtain art supplies -- or school supplies in general.
A clerk at Macon Municipal Court is in jail after investigators with the State Auditor's Office alleged she stole more than $2,000 in court fines between January 2018 and July 2019.
When Rotarians asked Col. Seth Graham to speak to their club about the newly launched Space Force, Graham -- whose specialty as commander of the 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base is training pilots how to fly airplanes -- decided he had some research to do.
Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton said there have been times in his 30-plus year career as a police officer when he's responded to a call and had the complainant say, "I didn't want a Black police officer."
Tennessee Valley Authority has designated the Golden Triangle region a Rural Certified Community, recognizing its preparedness for industrial development and investment.
Gene Smith had just released two bombs in the sky over North Vietnam on Oct. 25, 1967, and was pulling out of a dive in his F-105 Thunderchief aircraft when the plane was hit by enemy fire.
Two days after Gov. Tate Reeves issued an executive order relaxing some restrictions put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, executives with Eat With Us Group met to discuss how the order would affect policies at the company's restaurants.
Betty Clyde Sharp almost didn't make it to the Columbus Exchange Club's weekly meeting on Thursday.
She had an early morning doctor's appointment in Birmingham. On her way back, she received a text saying Exchange Club President Jerry Fortenberry would be speaking at the meeting, which was at noon at Lion Hills Center.
Back in April, Contact Helpline, the Columbus-based crisis line manned by volunteers who talk with people throughout the Golden Triangle struggling with suicidal urges and other mental health issues, began to receive a higher number of calls than usual.
When Susie Summerville first started as head of Columbus Municipal School District's custodial services, she found a picture of herself in the hallway of what was then Lee Middle School.
A Lowndes County man who has been on death row more than 20 years is entitled to a new trial, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled.
Since she began working for Baptist Behavioral Health Clinic in 2009, clinical coordinator Amanda Coleman says she's seen a definite increase in the number of patients with drug addiction and the severity of their problems.
A Columbus native convicted and later exonerated in the death of her infant son has filed a petition in Hinds County Chancery Court requesting a judge change the cause of death from "homicide" to "undetermined" on her son's death certificate.
Columbus Municipal School District's Board of Trustees approved a budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 of just more than $48 million at a special-call meeting last week.
The first H125 helicopter assembled at Airbus' Lowndes County facility for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection has already been delivered to Detroit, Michigan, for CBP agents to use during operations.
Courtney Taylor had been executive director for the Communiversity and workforce training at East Mississippi Community College for four months before the COVID-19 pandemic forced the college to send all its students home, leaving the brand new 143,000 square-foot advanced manufacturing training center on Highway 82 empty.
In a trench behind an apartment complex off Highway 182 in west Starkville Thursday, a team of paleontologists were gathering handfuls of 66 million-year-old fossils.
Mississippi Department of Education has given a waiver to Lowndes County School District, Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District and other districts around the state, allowing them to scale back the school year to 170 days for students.
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