As the November election creeps closer, voters statewide find themselves under siege from both sides of the education funding debate.
With just one more reporting date remaining to file campaign finance reports, the biggest money among Lowndes County races is being spent in the District 16 District Attorney's race.
Columbus police officer Kelvin Lee died Monday night after a long battle with stomach cancer. He was 51.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office is looking for a missing Pontotoc man, Christopher Vanhaaften.
A Caledonia man has filed a federal suit against Lowndes County and two of its animal control officers following a dispute with the county over the man's care of his horses.
The Mississippi Supreme Court ordered a Vernon, Alabama man convicted of manslaughter in Lowndes County be awarded a new trial last week.
The Lowndes County School Districts board of trustees sped through a light agenda of routine housekeeping measures, meeting for just 20 minutes before retiring to a brief executive sessions to handle a part of student discipline issues on Friday.
First Baptist Church is weighing a continued partnership with the Boy Scouts after a summer decision by the Boy Scouts of America's national leadership to end a ban on gay scout leaders.
This year's Mississippi University for Women's Welty Gala will feature best-selling author and political satirist P.J. O'Rourke.
A couple of years after his first effort to help area kids "back to nature" in the form of a mini-farm withered away, Leroy Brooks is trying again.
Vibrant Church has launched a $17 million initiative that includes projects from an expanded worship center to founding a ministerial college.
When you think of "Youth Movements" in America, you most often think of Vietnam, where students on college campuses throughout the country helped change the nation's attitude toward the war.
Local law enforcement had mentally braced itself for a long evening last Wednesday, when thousands converged upon a farm near Artesia to see a country music star.
A one-half mile section of Highway 69 will be temporarily closed for railroad crossing maintenance tomorrow.
A man who evaded authorities from the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office by running into Luxapalila Creek has been captured and is being held at the Lowndes County Adult Detention Facility.
A new, $1.2 million ladder truck is replacing a 25-year-old piece of equipment for Columbus Fire & Rescue and, Chief Martin Andrews hopes, improving the department's capabilities in the process.
In Canada, he was known as Jim "Long Gone" Thomas, who as a running back for the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos once ran a franchise record 104-yard touchdown and holds the record for the three longest scoring runs in team history. But back home in Columbus, he was affectionately and simply known as "T."
The Magnolia State Cotton Pickin' 100 will take over Columbus Magnolia Motor Speedway tonight. The races begin at 8 p.m. and last through Saturday.
It's never too early to think about Christmas.
Mississippi University for Women's annual fall celebration, Oktoberfest, will be held Friday, Oct. 16, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Shattuck Lawn.
2. Local church reconsidering Boy Scout partnership COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Lowndes manslaughter conviction under re-examination COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Officer Kelvin Lee dies after cancer battle COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Upright citizen: Starkville man monitors community STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY