The Lowndes County Circuit Clerk's office is now providing absentee ballots for the primary election in March.
Officers with the Columbus Police Department at press time Saturday evening were still searching for two men accused of robbing residents at a Maple Street apartment in East Columbus on Friday night.
In celebrating Black History Month, Columbus Municipal School District hosted Negro League baseball historian Larry Lester and Robert Paige -- the oldest son of Leroy "Satchel" Paige, a longtime Negro League star -- at a presentation Thursday morning at Cook Elementary Magnets Fine Arts School.
A Thursday night car chase involving an officer from the Columbus Police Department ended in a wreck in North Columbus.
After five months of touring the U.S., Patience Namata, a 7-year-old from Uganda, will perform a concert at the First United Methodist Church in Columbus on Sunday with 17 other African school children.
Work is progressing smoothly on Columbus city hall's renovations.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees announced awards for teachers and administrators of the year Wednesday.
Oscar Lewis III will begin his duties as chief of the Columbus Police Department on Friday, Feb. 19, according to a statement released by the mayor's office Wednesday.
Columbus resident Jeremy Shanklin, 24, of 504 Avenue B, has been arrested and charged with robbery.
Mississippi University for Women's 2016 International Series will begin its focus on Japan with Tadaharu Yamamoto, president of Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi, presenting the talk "Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi and Cross-Cultural Communication."
The Columbus City Council approved a $46,400 quote for an emergency repair to the North Lehmberg Road bridge during its Tuesday meeting.
The four candidates for the Ward 5 City Council seat have each been invited to speak Saturday at the Mississippi Derby Tea Social.
Federal authorities have taken a Columbus Middle School educator into custody after a grand jury indicted the teacher on charges of aiding a methamphetamine ring.
Around 45 pictures by nine photographers representing five years of Catfish Alley Magazine will be on display at the Columbus Arts Council in downtown Columbus this month.
Mike Tagert likened the current condition of Mississippi's highway and bridges to a leaking roof during his visit Tuesday to the Columbus Rotary Club at Lion Hills Center.
A host of educational and inspirational events have been scheduled to celebrate Black History Month at Mississippi University for Women.
Fencing is a game of distance. That was my main takeaway after I observed nearly two hours' worth of instruction at the Mississippi University for Women early Monday afternoon.
A Columbus school bus collided with a Ford Fusion on Main Street about 2:30 p.m. Monday.
While the Mississippi legislature debates a proposed $375 million project to repair the state's bridges and highways, Lowndes County will have to wait only until late spring to begin its work on improving county roads.
Authorities say a juvenile was behind a bomb threat that shut down the Columbus Walmart on Highway 45 North for a little less than an hour Monday afternoon.
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