When Austin Shepherd graduated from high school in 1997, his native city of Columbus was amid reeling from a string of violent murders that had already claimed two elderly victims.
Ward 6 Councilman Bill Gavin believes Columbus schools' poor performance is a major issue stunting the city's growth.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation has almost completed nearly five miles of paving along two entrances to the Columbus Air Force Base, thanks to amenable winter conditions.
Budget cuts are forcing the Mississippi Forestry Commission to reorganize and cut 75 jobs in the process.
Canyon Boykin's trial is set to begin exactly two years to the day after he shot and killed Ricky Ball in Columbus.
Ward 3 Councilman Charlie Box said he's proud of the Columbus' progress in his time on the council, but there's still work to do.
In the fall, local students will take part in the inaugural year of the new Mississippi Coding Academy program.
Local insurance agent Fredrick Jackson will take incumbent Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner's place on the Columbus City Council on July 1.
Melonie Weeks said she didn't cry, but came close.
Artesia residents could see less expensive homeowners insurance, thanks to the town's fire rating improving.
Columbus Police Department is getting a body camera upgrade.
Local third graders who failed the Mississippi Assessment Program reading exam have access to intervention that could spur them to higher academic achievement in years to come.
Independent mayoral candidate Montrell Coburn issued a promise to Columbus Exchange Club members on Thursday during his closing remarks of a forum hosted at Lion Hills Center.
For many of the six local legislators who attended the Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon, sagging revenue and the state budgetary cuts seemed to be the most obvious challenge facing the state.
A former Caledonia marshal wants at least $1 million in damages from a defamation lawsuit he's filed against an alderman and the town.
Ward 4 city council candidate Fredrick Jackson picked up a pair of endorsements Monday from Leroy Brooks and Kabir Karriem, who issued a warning that they'll be watching the use of absentee ballots leading up to the May 16 runoff election.
An emergency medical technician is in prison after pleading guilty to fondling a vulnerable person on the job.
There's a long road ahead to recovery for JoJo Rushing, but his family is counting their blessings.
Marty Turner and Pierre Beard are teaming up in the Ward 4 race.
Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner said his First Amendment rights are some of the most valuable available to him as an elected official.
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