Deundrae Cockrell stepped onto the front porch of his parents' home on Shady Street, shaking his head sadly as he looked at what was left of the brick pathway and low brick wall that fronts the home.
A Columbus man who police were searching for has been found safe at a relative's home, according to a Columbus Police Department email.
During its first Fiscal Year 2020 budget hearing, the city of Columbus expects to finish the year with a surplus of nearly $900,000, but it will require an ad valorem tax hike to get there.
Technically, stakeholders were asked not to endorse or denounce specific candidates for Lowndes County School District superintendent Thursday evening during a board-hosted public forum at central office. Instead, the board asked for patrons to offer what qualities they wanted to see in the district's chief executive.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has upheld the conviction and life sentence of a Lowndes County man tried for murder in 2016, reversing a decision by a lower court to have the defendant stand trial again.
A Columbus man who police were searching for has been found safe at a relative's home.
A Columbus couple has been sentenced to fines, and one of them must forfeit $250,000 in money or property, after authorities say they sold mislabeled and smuggled products in their adult novelty store.
A Columbus police officer involved in a fatal shooting at a night club two years ago is not expected to face charges.
When Capt. Stacey Deans was hospitalized for severe spinal injuries back in May, doctors said it may be up to 18 months before he could walk again. Now, he said, he can get around with the aid of a walker. "I'm just really excited about my recovery," he said.
Six candidates have qualified so far for the Ward 1 city council vacancy.
Investigators with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office expect to arrest at least six people following its regular address compliance check on registered sex offenders living in the county.
Kegdra Gibbs-Gray and Pierre D. Beard Sr. are headed to a runoff in the special election for the Ward 4 Columbus City Council vacancy.
The city has shored up its financial position this fiscal year by at least $805,000, according to a report Mayor Robert Smith presented to city councilmen Tuesday evening at the Municipal Complex.
A former business owner in Columbus and Starkville has filed a federal lawsuit against the Mississippi Attorney General's Office and state Board of Cosmetology, arguing the board's regulations impose unfair restrictions and forced her to shut down her eyebrow threading business.
U.S. Army officials stepped off the Airbus tarmac in Columbus Monday morning to fly the 200th Lakota trainer helicopter to Ft. Rucker, Alabama.
Cleaning up Ward 4 will likely start with helping the younger generation, Ward 4 candidates agreed during a forum Sunday night.
Dale Robertson said Beverly Norris has been encouraging him as a musician since he was a teenager.
A police chase from eastern Lowndes County into Alabama involving speeds of up to 90 mph and a deputy firing shots ended with an Ethelsville, Alabama man in custody Wednesday night.
A Crawford man has died after he was shot during what authorities described as a struggle over a weapon during a domestic dispute Thursday night.
1. LCSD stakeholders meeting reveals pro-, anti-Wright divide COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Supreme Court upholds Lowndes murder conviction COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Federal judge fines Columbus couple for smuggling, mislabeling adult novelties COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY