The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted during its regular meeting Monday to hold a public hearing about abandoning a section of Old Yorkville Road South that hasn't been maintained for years.
Lowndes County Coroner's Office is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in the Regal Inn in Columbus.
There are very few animals in need that Pam Eads will turn away. Her 12-acre property has become home for chickens, rescue horses, stray cats, dogs, goats and even peacocks.
At 22, Joseph Stoll, a senior at Mississippi State University, is the youngest fire chief in Lowndes County.
After almost a week, the road washout on Plymouth Road near Miller Lane has been filled temporarily.
Marion Coscia had been worried about his son, New Hope resident Kenneth Coscia, for several weeks leading up to the day Kenneth Coscia shot two Lowndes County Sheriff's deputies in 2014.
Palmer Home for Children has announced it will move the children in its residential program from its Columbus campus to its Hernando campus in June.
For the past week, Lowndes County Emergency Management Director Cindy Lawrence has been holding regular briefings for groups involved in responding to the Feb. 23 tornado and flooding that swept through the county.
The final field of candidates for Lowndes County sheriff stands at four following Friday's qualifying deadline for county races.
A Lowndes County man collapsed Saturday while sheriff's deputies were questioning him about a vehicle accident. He later died at the hospital.
Airbus, the Columbus plant which builds helicopters, is looking to hire 40 employees within the next few months.
Columbus Municipal School District is looking to fill about 25 classroom teacher vacancies with its upcoming district job fair.
A bill that will close tax exemptions for industries located at airports is heading to Gov. Phil Bryant after passing both chambers of the Legislature.
For the dozens of historic homes in Columbus, Saturday's EF-3 tornado was no more than a close call. There was, however, one exception.
The first night B.R. Hawkins introduced dogs to Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, it was chaos.
In wake of Saturday's tornado, public officials have compiled lists of needed items with drop-off locations for those wishing to aid victims of the storm.
Renee Sanders has assumed the official role of executive director of the United Way of Lowndes County.
Main Street Columbus presented awards to 13 local businesses and developers during its annual awards program at Events Off 5th Thursday.
A Columbus man died Wednesday while trying to repair a roof damaged in Saturday's tornado.
Saturday evening, about an hour after an EF-3 tornado ripped through Columbus, Willie McCord went to check on his church.
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