Attending a campaign fundraiser in Jackson this summer, Corky Smith shook hands with the man who would become President.
Thanks to Shell Oil, with a major assist from one of its distributors, Dutch Oil of Columbus, two area organizations devoted to helping men and women recover from drug/alcohol dependence will be getting a financial shot in the arm this month.
Lowndes County supervisors unanimously approved a new lease to allow AbilityWorks to continue using its current facility near the Columbus-Lowndes Airport.
The Lowndes County School District elected new officers to its board on Jan. 13 at its regular meeting.
Columbus Police Department has officially opened a criminal investigation into the alleged serving of contaminated food at Jack's restaurant on Highway 45.
Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees member Jason Spears has confirmed his intent to seek a second five-year term.
Shortly after a streak of well-publicized crimes hit the downtown area in late 2015, Columbus south side residents Julie Parker and Qua Austin organized a neighborhood watch.
Columbus police are seeking suspects in two Thursday night incidents that occurred about 90 minutes apart.
Columbus Police Department is seeking a suspect in the Monday evening armed robbery of a Columbus convenience store.
An employee of Columbus Municipal School District is accused of embezzling from a local department store when she was an employee there.
A viral Facebook post that claims a Columbus restaurant worker wiped menstrual fluids and licked a food order before delivering it to a customer has led to two investigations.
Mayor Robert Smith can see the light at the end of the tunnel for the Columbus City Hall renovation.
Columbus Police Chief Oscar Lewis is at least partly blaming rising crime in the city on biblical prophecy related to the end times.
In his five-plus years as president of Mississippi University for Women, Jim Borsig has frequently talked about the importance of a liberal arts education and The W's unique role in those fields.
Two more challengers have emerged in city council races in Columbus.
A local man is in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center for allegedly failing to report as a sex offender.
Columbus Municipal School District's board of trustees has opted not to create a budget advisory committee.
In April 2013, Friends of the Library for the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library kicked off an endowment campaign to support the library's children's programs.
After coming under fire for its special education model over the past year, the Columbus Municipal School District has increased its efforts to make corrections and improvements.
Work is well under way on a major paving project for Columbus.
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