In a sense, word of mouth played a role in the fate of Luxapalila Creek Park in southern Lowndes County. The park has gone from popular to "dangerous" to all-but-forgotten over the past two decades.
A Lowndes County man is in law enforcement custody and a woman in a Jackson hospital after a hit-and-run early Friday morning.
Monday was a big day for Al Quinn, probably the most important day since Quinn was hired as Lowndes County's information technology director two years ago.
The 5-year-old victim referenced in indictments in a child neglect case in Lowndes County is a child who died over Labor Day weekend, authorities have confirmed.
Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton has asked citizens not to be alarmed when Columbus Police Department parked its mobile command center in the Walmart parking lot Thursday afternoon, where it will remain for about a week before moving to Leigh Mall.
The United States Air Force Thunderbirds will fly over Columbus again next April.
More than 15 police officers -- including several longtime ranking officers -- have departed Columbus Police Department this year, leaving a force that sits at 55 with a dearth of command positions.
A project to install more than 4,000 energy-efficient LED lights in the city is set to begin this month.
Investigators with Columbus Police Department arrested a Columbus man accused in multiple unrelated crimes, including an armed robbery.
Lowndes County supervisors voted unanimously Monday to change how its hospital trust fund will be invested.
Mention the word "baseball" and the name "Catfish" and folks around the country immediately think of Jim "Catfish" Hunter. But anyone who played youth league baseball in Columbus in the 1970s and 1980s -- around the time Hunter was crafting his Hall of Fame career -- might also offer up Paul "Catfish" Clay.
The exotic feline alarm clock at Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary in Caledonia goes off every morning about 6 a.m. when the sanctuary's four lions begin to roar.
On Nov. 4, Louise Patmon was evicted from the home she'd lived in for three years.
Every now and then, an idea proves so successful that it leaves people wondering why no one thought of it before. For Glenda Richardson, "Holiday Night of Hope," which provides Christmas gifts to children of the working poor in the community, was such an idea.
Columbus Municipal School District wants the State Auditor's Office to conduct a performance audit of district spending. But it's likely the auditor's office will tell them to look elsewhere for that service.
Edna Boone occupies a unique place in Columbus history: She was not only the first woman on the Columbus City Council, she was also responsible, at least in part, for the third.
State Line Express, a convenience store/gas station on Highway 12 in north Lowndes County, is just a couple hundred feet from the Alabama state line.
Six days before Thanksgiving, a turkey came to Caledonia Elementary School.
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