Standing behind a podium in a near empty first-floor ballroom in Trotter Convention Center Thursday evening, Marian Turner sound-checked the microphone nearly a dozen times.
A Columbus man is accused of attempted murder for allegedly hitting someone with a vehicle intentionally after an argument.
Amy Edwards keeps separate books for her business, but there is nothing nefarious about it.
A tornado ripped through Propst Park Tuesday morning causing numerous fatalities and injuries. Though just a drill, local agencies responded to the scene as if the disaster happened in real life.
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.
Columbus City Council on Tuesday appointed five members to an intergovernmental relations committee of city and Lowndes County leaders.
Building a better community, according to Matt Bogue, starts with supplying nails to the people with hammers.
One person has died following a fire at a mobile home Monday afternoon.
Lowndes County sheriff's deputies are investigating a weekend shooting at Applewood Apartments on Yorkville Road.
One woman was hospitalized and a man jailed after he allegedly intentionally hit her with an all-terrain vehicle over the weekend.
An 18-year-old was arrested for a hit-and-run that sent one man to the hospital Thursday night.
Friday was supposed to be the first of several "listening sessions" held on the Mississippi University for Women campus during its process to find a successor to Jim Borsig, who retired as the university's president in June.
A "perfect storm" of bad circumstances necessitated Lowndes County hike property tax rates for residents next year, County Administrator Ralph Billingsley said Friday.
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.
Lowndes County Sheriff's Office has a person of interest in custody regarding a hit-and-run where a 21-year-old man riding a bicycle was hospitalized.
A Columbus man will spend 10 years in federal prison for his role in a 2016 shooting in Columbus.
A man accused of sexually assaulting two children under the age of 16 will spend 15 years in prison.
A commercial tenant has agreed to do business on the first floor of the old Columbus Depot. Kelly Pittman and her husband Matt are opening an events and catering venue they will simply call The Depot, giving a nod to the history of the 135-year-old building.
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