The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to hire the Clinton-based Mississippi School Boards Association to conduct the district's next superintendent search.
In his 41 years at Caledonia Elementary School, Principal Roger Hill has had his share of days when he dreaded going to school.
A morning fire Thursday destroyed a house at 20 Ellis Loop in Artesia. None of the house's six residents are injured, as no one was home when the fire started.
The city has adopted a modified plan for downtown improvements to pedestrian accessibility and traffic flow.
Columbus city councilmen are making a last-ditch effort to negotiate with the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau to renew a countywide restaurant tax set to expire in June.
Columbus councilmen voted Tuesday in executive session to terminate one police officer and suspend another for violating the Columbus Police Department's standard operating procedures.
Hadley Richards, 7, Connor Richards, 9, Miles Richards, 6, and their mother, Julie Richards, play in the falling snow this morning. "I was going to go for a run today, but the snow changed my plans. Instead we decided to spend the morning playing in the snow," Julie said.
A second child involved the Sunday car accident that already claimed the life of a woman and her grandson has died from his injuries, the Mississippi Highway Patrol confirmed today.
The architectural drawings for The New Stone Hotel and The Arcade Hotel renovations are now under review in order to begin the process toward obtaining a building permit.
Two people died after a car accident Sunday morning at the intersection of Highway 45 and Spurline Road.
In its first meeting of the year Friday, the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees appointed new officers, honored its top teachers and administrators, dropped ticket prices for all sports but football and accepted a bid for copy printing services that it expects to save the district between $20,000 and $32,000 per month.
A Columbus Fire and Rescue fire engine was involved in a traffic accident Saturday with a civilian driver while responding to a fire call, according to a department press release.
A Starkville man was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly shooting into a vehicle during a "road rage" incident on Highway 82.
Taylor Battey hustles across the stage, shouting in an Irish accent and throwing foam bricks at a fellow actor hidden behind the left stage curtain.
A 911 call Tuesday to the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office resulted in the arrest of three Golden Triangle residents.
Virtual reality training is hardly a new concept in the U.S. Air Force.
Columbus Police Department's former community relations officer has apparently been reprimanded for confirming her job status with the media and threatened with suspension without pay if happens again.
Bond was denied for a murder suspect accused of shooting and killing a man outside the Motel 6 last month.
The first results of the new tax law passed by Congress in December may show up in an unexpected place: monthly gas bills.
1. Starkville Walmart murder suspect had criminal history STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Second child involved in Sunday wreck dies COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Officer fired for pointing gun at subdued suspect COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Architectural plans in place for downtown hotel COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Two local educators inducted to Unity Park STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY