By the end of 2019, Lowndes County will have more $55 million in new, state-of-the art workforce training facilities.
A Lowndes County jury has found the defendant in a sexual battery case guilty of robbing a local convenience store at gunpoint, forcing the two employees on duty into a back room, sexually assaulting them and then driving one to West Point in February 2015.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors have made it unanimous.
The victim in a kidnapping, armed robbery and sexual battery case told a Lowndes County jury Wednesday that when Autravious Gaston kidnapped her at gunpoint and drove her to West Point three years ago, her only goal was survival.
A Lowndes County man was hospitalized with serious injuries and his wife arrested for attempted murder after she allegedly stabbed him Wednesday.
A Lowndes County man who allegedly fired a weapon in the presence of volunteer firefighters was arrested Monday.
A man accused of kidnapping a woman last week and driving her around Columbus is now in custody.
A suspect in a December armed robbery at the Mississippi University for Women is in custody and also facing burglary charges stemming from incidents this month.
Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering readily admits state finances can make a boring conversation, but he still takes seriously the task of education citizens about how the numbers work.
A grand jury in Lowndes County has indicted six people connected to three separate cases where witnesses were intimidated or bribed.
The trial for a man accused of holding up a Sprint Mart, kidnapping and assaulting two employees begins this week.
Three people have been charged in relation to a shooting in New Hope over the weekend, one with attempted murder.
The Mississippi School Board Association will hold a pair of community meetings in March to gather input as it begins its search for the next Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent.
For sale or not for sale? That was the question during Monday's meeting of the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees.
Travelers flying out of Golden Triangle Regional Airport will have the opportunity to apply for expedited security check-in next month.
The 10 children on the stage at Rosenzweig Arts Center Friday night didn't need to be asked by the adults in the audience what they wanted to be when they grew up.
Rebecca Leftwich is dipped by her husband, Chase Leftwich, during a concert put on by Gill Harris and the Big Band Theory at Trotter Convention Center Friday. "We are a little rusty but we were excited to come here to dance together again to a live band," Rebecca said. The couple, who live on Columbus Air Force Base, met while taking dance lessons when they lived in Utah and have been swing dancing ever since.
Columbus Police Department are searching for a suspect in a Thursday night kidnapping.
Three applicants had filed paperwork with the city as of Thursday to replace Angela Verdell on the Columbus Municipal School District board of trustees.
Two Columbus Municipal School District trustees who openly supported outgoing superintendent Philip Hickman are calling it quits.
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