An arrest affidavit The Dispatch obtained from Lowndes County Justice Court sheds light on the tumultuous relationship between a weekend fatal shooting victim and the woman he was allegedly attacking when he was shot.
Authorities with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office are searching for a suspect in a roadside armed robbery Tuesday afternoon.
Columbus Chief Financial Officer Milton Rawle has been suspended for 16 working days without pay for failure to comply job performance standards.
Lowndes County supervisors are prepared to submit three projects to the state for funding under the Legislature's Emergency Roads and Bridges program, which was approved in the August special legislative session.
The Grinch made an appearance in the annual Columbus Christmas Parade to the delight of groups of screaming, excited children.
According to Lowndes County Sheriff's Office records, a Columbus man arrested for manslaughter over the weekend shot the victim while the victim was beating a woman.
A Macon man died Saturday morning after being shot in what authorities are calling a domestic dispute at Greentree Apartments in Lowndes County.
A former house parent at Palmer Home sentenced to spend 40 years in prison told a jury Friday he did not molest three girls living with him at the Columbus children's home.
In college athletics, the biggest factor in success is recruiting. But attracting talented people is not confined to the world of college sports, and when it comes to the field of court reporting, the inability to recruit people to the profession is reaching a near crisis across the country.
Columbus police are looking for suspects in two non-fatal weekend shootings that occurred about three hours apart.
Columbus police are seeking a suspect in a Friday evening armed robbery at Total Look Beauty Supply on the 1200 block of Main Street.
The wife of a former Palmer Home employee accused of sexually abusing children testified Thursday her husband was charged after more than a year of a strained relationship with one of the two alleged victims.
Kyle McConnell still remembers sitting in the first grade classroom of Annunciation Catholic School the year it opened in 1963. Now, McConnell sits on the school's building committee, which worked with contractors and architects for the school's next expansion.
Jared Rabren may only be 25, but interestingly enough his experience helped land him a shot at a contract to run the Columbus-Lowndes Airport.
A Crawford man is accused of shooting into an occupied dwelling, according to the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office.
A witness in the sexual battery trial of a former Palmer Home employee is claiming to be a third victim of sexual abuse, and there appears to be at least one document to back up her story.
The attorney for a former Palmer Home employee accused of sexual battery was formally sanctioned in Lowndes Circuit Court Wednesday after he referred to a victim's medical history in front of the jury.
Although it's likely to be at least a half-dozen years away from reality, Columbus and Aberdeen may one day be home to hydroelectric power plants.
Twin sisters who once lived at Palmer Home for Children testified Tuesday that as children they sometimes woke up to their house parent sexually assaulting them.
Kara Price holds her daughter, Kylee, 6, up to catch "snowflakes" during the Columbus Christmas Tree Lighting at the Riverwalk in downtown Columbus Monday evening. Kylee's father is Eliot Price.
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