A Columbus man who pleaded guilty to shooting his brother will spend eight years in prison for aggravated assault.
At 8:25 Thursday morning, test proctor Terry Logan escorted eight people from the lobby at East Mississippi Community College to a classroom equipped with desktop computers, a calculator and pencil and paper.
Friday morning the auditorium at Franklin Elementary School was filled with the chatter of students -- and the buzzing of robots those students helped program.
Columbus Municipal School District's board of trustees has appointed an interim principal for Columbus High School, following the apparent departure of three-year principal Lori Cargile.
Thursday, Caledonia Mayor Mitch Wiggins provided notice to stores in town of a new ordinance banning the sale or possession of Kratom, which is commonly sold in convenience stores as a pain relief/energy supplement.
Keenyn Wald, director of Alcohol and Drug Services at Community Counseling Center in Columbus, believes it takes more than quitting "cold-turkey" to overcome addiction.
Volunteer coordinators, religious leaders and other community leaders will soon have the opportunity to join a local committee directing recovery efforts in the wake of the Feb. 23 tornado and subsequent flooding.
At Caledonia Elementary School on Wednesday, 19 students in the school's special education department became champions.
Just how much monetary damage a Feb. 23 tornado and days of flooding caused is still being determined as city, county and state officials continue to coordinate recovery and assessment efforts.
Columbus councilmen heard a report on the "dire" state of city finances behind closed doors Tuesday night, claiming the issue was an "investigative" matter.
A Columbus police investigator is out of a job after he drove a city vehicle to apply for employment in another town while he was on duty.
It's been a quiet week along the Tombigbee River. The familiar sight of barges moving up and down the waterway is strangely absent and the routine of loading and unloading at the Lowndes County Port has slowed to a trickle.
Danika Meeks has been a stay-at-home mother for 13 years. Tuesday, she sat in the lobby at the Columbus Airbus facility awaiting a job interview with company supervisors.
A Columbus man arrested three years after he reportedly sexually assaulted a woman pleaded guilty to the assault in Lowndes County Circuit Court last week.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted during its regular meeting Monday to hold a public hearing about abandoning a section of Old Yorkville Road South that hasn't been maintained for years.
Lowndes County Coroner's Office is investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in the Regal Inn in Columbus.
There are very few animals in need that Pam Eads will turn away. Her 12-acre property has become home for chickens, rescue horses, stray cats, dogs, goats and even peacocks.
At 22, Joseph Stoll, a senior at Mississippi State University, is the youngest fire chief in Lowndes County.
After almost a week, the road washout on Plymouth Road near Miller Lane has been filled temporarily.
Marion Coscia had been worried about his son, New Hope resident Kenneth Coscia, for several weeks leading up to the day Kenneth Coscia shot two Lowndes County Sheriff's deputies in 2014.
1. Sticking together: Triplets coming to MSU together after brother's acceptance to ACCESS program STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Suspect nabbed for harassing phone calls to business COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Monday profile: Local antique shop owner offers wisdom on helping others COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Retail Coach to update council on progress COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Man arrested for allegedly shooting into a dwelling COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY