A former reserve Columbus police officer was sentenced to 20 years in state prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to statutory rape last week in Lowndes County Circuit Court.
Mississippi University for Women's tenured professors' jobs aren't in danger for fiscal 2012.
Lowndes County supervisors Jeff Smith and Leroy Brooks Tuesday again made appeals to improve the quality of life for residents of Crawford and Artesia, using part of a bond issue approved for renovations and additions.
Aurora Flight Sciences has been awarded a contract by the United States Department of Defense to build an unmanned vehicle -- the Orion Unmanned Aerial System -- which is developed at Aurora's Columbus facility.
A former reserve Columbus police officer was sentenced to 20 years in the state prison this morning after pleading guilty to statutory rape last week.
A 38-year-old Columbus woman who worked as a cook at the Waffle House was killed Sunday or Monday after her Lowndes County apartment was broken into.
The Lowndes County Health Department showed off its new, $2.8 million, state-of-the-art facility at a grand opening celebration Monday.
Columbus police are urging caution after an attempted child abduction was reported Friday night.
Columbus-Lowndes emergency response agencies, in cooperation with Mississippi University for Women and Columbus Air Force Base, will conduct a disaster drill on Wednesday, at approximately 8:30 a.m. on the MUW campus.
Students at Cook Elementary Fine Arts Magnet School are less than a month into the school year and already have performed for a U.S. congressman.
A third man wanted for the armed robbery of the Black Creek Grocery in Lowndes County was arrested early Sunday at a Columbus hotel.
At least two juveniles face charges stemming from an incident Friday after the Columbus High-Noxubee County football game. And a juvenile was Tased after refusing to obey an officer, who was trying to contain a fight.
Sitting on the fender of his grandfather's crusty tractor was one of the highlights of Steve Nutter's childhood summers.
In federal court Friday, a Lowndes County man pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography.
Mississippi lawmakers on Friday swiftly approved a multimillion dollar incentive package for what state and company officials call a first-in-the-world project to convert timber products to a crude oil substitute.
On Monday, Aug. 29, 2005, Patricia Jordan and her son, Teche, watched the waters outside their Ocean Springs home, which was four blocks from the beach, rise until their mailbox was under water. Then they watched their car float down the street like a boat. When water began pouring through the electrical outlets of their one-story home and waves started buckling the walls, Jordan knew it was time to get out.
After smoking hogs through the night, Columbus and Batesville teams took home the bacon, winning first in their categories Saturday at the annual Roast-n-Boast.
A clerk at Black Creek Grocery foiled an armed robbery Saturday evening, hitting one of the suspects in the head with the cash register drawer.
Mississippi lawmakers met in special session Friday and quickly approved a multimillion dollar incentive package for a company that plans to convert timber products into a crude oil substitute.
In federal court today, a Lowndes County man pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography.
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