Mississippi -- the "birthplace of the blues" -- has produced more Grammy winning musicians than the next five states combined.
Columbus police have arrested a Columbus man for allegedly stealing a vehicle.
Mard Inc., formerly known as KiOR Inc., and its former CEO, Fred Cannon, have settled charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding information in the company's initial public offering, according to a report in the Houston Business Journal.
Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks is threatening to sue the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau if the board does not pay the second half of a $7,500 grant it awarded for the local Juneteenth festival.
Ricky Ball's family has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Columbus and several Columbus Police Department officers.
Lowndes County supervisors and Columbus city officials will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the lower level of the Trotter Convention Center to discuss the future of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority.
Next month, Columbus Air Force Base will welcome civilian aviators to land on its runway for the first time in four years.
Lowndes County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in Labor Day shooting at a Texaco on Highway 45.
The drivers of a Ford Expedition and a tractor-trailer were both taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with moderate injuries following an accident on Highway 82 East Wednesday at about 2:45 p.m.
Local law enforcement officers have arrested two men in the last week and charged them with domestic violence-aggravated assault.
The city of Columbus has spent more than $16,000 defending itself against a pair of open meetings complaints filed with the Mississippi Ethics Commission.
Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley visited Lowndes County Tuesday to promote his Small Business Incentives Rider, a program which saves small businesses money on utilities.
An Alabama bank has taken care of delinquent taxes owed to Lowndes County on the defunct Southern Wood Fiber's wood chipper facility at the Lowndes County Port.
Columbus city councilmen voted Monday to give easements to the Greenfield Multistate Trust for the duration of an environmental remediation project for the Seventh Avenue ditch.
Work is progressing smoothly on the first phase of the Lowndes County Horse Park ahead of its expected December completion.
Work on the Sen. Terry Brown Amphitheater is expected to begin this week.
On Thursday, Mississippi University for Women's Gordy Honors College Forum Series will feature Angela Stuesse, author of "Scratching Out a Living: Latinos, Race, and Work in the Deep South."
A man recently shot to death in Columbus was already a victim in an ongoing aggravated assault case, Lowndes County Circuit Court documents indicate.
A Lowndes County man convicted of capital murder will get a new trial.
2. Oktibbeha County Chancery Clerk Monica Banks dies STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Columbus drops $16K on complaint defenses COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Ricky Ball Shooting: Ball family sues city, CPD officers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CAFB to host civilian 'fly-in' COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY