As Lonnie Bunch walked through the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Thursday, he mused to museum director Pam Junior about the prominent figures on display that he knew -- like the Ku Klux Klan leader with whom he came face-to-face, and the family of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old African-American boy whose brutal murder in 1955 is widely regarded as the nation's final push into the civil rights movement.
The Budweiser Clydesdales ride through the Cotton District Thursday. The team had a meet and greet at Fire Station Park after making deliveries to downtown establishments.
Power rates are going up in October for Columbus Light and Water customers. Exactly how much is still up in the air.
For the first time in four years, Columbus Air Force Base is hosting an air show.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees will look at 19 of the 21 applications of superintendent candidates.
Whenever someone asks Andy Andrews what he does for a living, he tells them he's a noticer.
As the second phase of work along Highway 12 progresses, work on a new Mississippi Department of Transportation project is underway, and another one will be sent out for bids in the summer.
Mississippi's eight public universities plan to raise tuition by an average of 4 percent next fall, saying lingering effects from state budget cuts two years ago require them to get more revenue from students.
The number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year, showing their biggest drop in 25 years and continuing a decline amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness of the dangers of addiction, new data show.
One of Mississippi's U.S. senators has announced the state has been awarded a multi-million dollar grant to fight the opioid crisis.
The last train car full of New York City sewage sludge that has stunk up a small Alabama community for more than two months has finally been emptied, the town's mayor said this week.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, an outspoken supporter of Donald Trump since the early days of his campaign, is joining the team of lawyers representing the president in the special counsel's Russia investigation.
In a series of startlingly candid conversations, President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment of a top adviser, asked about the possibility of jailing journalists and described a boast from Vladimir Putin about Russian prostitutes, according to Comey's notes of the talks obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday night.
A student who led a two-day demonstration outside of his central Michigan high school this week said it was in response to the unpunished theft of a Confederate battle flag from his pickup truck.
The famous Budweiser Clydesdales make their way through downtown Columbus to deliver cases of beer to local bars and restaurants Wednesday. Driving the horses are Benny Raber, left, and Rudy Helmuth of Missouri and riding along is Bud the Budweiser Dalmatian. After making deliveries the team had a public viewing at Leadership Plaza.
The Recruitment and Training Program (RTP), which has been in operation throughout the state since 1983, provides an array of services, but the focus in Columbus is narrower.
Two Kosciusko men are facing drug trafficking charges after being arrested at a traffic stop on Tuesday.
A Monroe County man missing since Saturday has been found unharmed in Tupelo.
Lowndes County could finalize a sale for the purchase of the old Lipscomb property as early as June, Columbus attorney David Sanders said Wednesday.
Super Troopers actor Erik Stolhanske will make an appearance at the third Golden Triangle Comic Con on Aug. 18.
1. Lee Middle deal possibly a month away COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Innovation Challenge gives young entrepreneurs a head start STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. CAFB air show reduced to one day COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. A house to love: The Haven, historic downtown home, passes to new ownership COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Future of Ryan's uncertain COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY