A Columbus woman escaped from her burning home Tuesday afternoon with her 2-year-old granddaughter in her arms.
"Partnership" was the key theme at Columbus Municipal School District's annual Title I meeting at Brandon Central Services Tuesday night.
Mississippi State freshman Mitch Graves was walking through the university activities fair on the Drill Field his first week of classes, looking at his different extracurricular options, when someone from one of the booths shouted: "Hey! You wanna be a fireman?"
Austin Shepherd had been with the Columbus Police Department as a crime scene investigator not quite four years in 2007 when he and a police investigator went to then Chief Joseph St. John and pitched the idea of starting a local crime lab.
A man accused of sexually assaulting two children under the age of 16 will spend 15 years in prison.
He's 21 years old. He has a high school education and a higher-than-average ACT score. He's just been handed 75 pounds worth of weights and is told to climb a stairclimber with them on his back for three minutes and 20 seconds.
The family of a man kept in jail for 11 years has filed a wrongful imprisonment lawsuit against Clay County and multiple public officials.
Less than four months after taking the position, Rick Young has resigned as interim president at East Mississippi Community College.
A Lowndes County jury awarded $2.4 million to the plaintiff in a medical malpractice lawsuit against a Columbus obstetrics and gynecology doctor Friday.
Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is looking into the death of a Lowndes County man who apparently killed himself after a six-hour standoff with county deputies.
A Lowndes County man will spend life in prison after a jury found him guilty of molesting a 13-year-old autistic child.
For most of their lives, Nashville resident Jason B. Jones and his brother Simon have wanted the answer to one question: Who killed their step-grandmother, Betty Jones, and her friend Kathryn Crigler in Starkville on Labor Day 1990?
In 1856, Catherine Atkins, a 26-year-old free woman of color from Maryland, sued Lowndes County resident Dunston Banks for illegally holding her as a slave -- and won.
A former Palmer Home house parent accused of sexually assaulting twin 8-year-olds girls in 2006 has had his trial postponed after not enough people showed up for jury duty.
Law enforcement discovered and destroyed an illegal moonshine operation in southern Lowndes County Monday morning.
The Columbus City Council heard from the first of what could be several retail recruitment consulting firms at its meeting Monday.
The Trotter Convention Center is getting a privacy wall on its north-facing patio on Second Avenue.
Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton released more details on last week's armed robbery outside The Princess Theater during a Columbus Police Department Overview Committee meeting Thursday.
A Columbus woman has sued Connecticut food corporation Pepperidge Farm after she says she was hospitalized eating contaminated Goldfish crackers.
Since Mississippi Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith took office four months ago, she said she has witnessed an "amazing time in our country."
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