With the shopping crowds out for Black Friday, local law enforcement are gearing up to increase patrol and doling out tips to shoppers who want to stay as safe and comfortable as possible.
This week, 40 families living in Columbus Housing Authority residences will receive a laundry basket filled to the brim with fruits, vegetables, cake mix, canned goods, baking ingredients and more.
Use of marijuana has increased by 7.5 percent since 2007, Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Lt. Eddie Hawkins said.
On his first day as a law enforcement officer, Phillip Goodwin pulled over Keith Worshaim near the Lowndes County Soccer Complex for reckless driving three times.
In youth centers, fire stations and convenience stores throughout the Golden Triangle, teenagers can see a diamond-shaped yellow sign saying simply: "Safe Place."
At a luncheon of the Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce, Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins said Mississippi would have to get creative to compete with surrounding states like Alabama, Georgia and Arkansas.
The firing of Columbus High School football coach Randal Montgomery earlier this week caught the Columbus Municipal School District board of trustees off guard.
A former Jack's Restaurant employee charged with serving unwholesome bread after she was accused of smearing bodily fluids on a burger in January pleaded guilty Tuesday.
When Columbus resident Annie Barry began preparing Thanksgiving meals to take to the city's elderly and disabled residents back in 1994, she only to made about 50 plates.
A Columbus police officer shot and killed a local man early Saturday morning outside a night club.
A Columbus High School student has died after he apparently shot himself in a game of "Russian Roulette" on Poplar Street in Columbus Tuesday night, police say.
Throughout his Air Force career, Col. Doug Gosney has lived in about a dozen different communities -- but he says none have been as welcoming to him as Columbus and Lowndes County residents are to airmen at the Columbus Air Force Base.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has asked Circuit Judge Lee Howard in writing for a status update on a case questioning bite mark evidence that landed a Lowndes County man on death row.
Find what you're good at and make a living at it. That was Justin Evans' message to kids at the Boys and Girls Club of Columbus Friday.
Fifteen-year-old Destanne Barker's vision was blurry. She had been instructed to throw a ball into a basket only a few feet away, but there appeared to be three different baskets.
Seventy-nine years from the day Orson Welles' infamous radio broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" aired on CBS (then Columbia Broadcast Systems), a Columbus audience will have the chance to sit through a Reader's Theater production of the same play.
A man is behind bars in Clay County in connection with a West Point shooting.
A contentious dispute over building permits on a Southside lot in downtown Columbus has been put to rest.
Area construction companies and other local businesses will have the opportunity to attend a vendor fair Tuesday for information on the Southern Cross Transmission Project, a proposed $700 million wind energy transmission line, which if approved, will run through the Golden Triangle.
A spontaneous burst of applause greeted CNN legal analyst and The New Yorker contributor Jeffrey Toobin at the Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus Friday night after he read aloud from a 1943 Supreme Court decision declaring public officials cannot force citizens to participate in patriotic ceremonies.
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