One week before Thanksgiving, Ayandria Barry sat in a hospital in Virginia receiving chemotherapy treatment.
With the Lowndes County Circuit Court in session, defendants from all over the county are coming to the courthouse for trials, sentencing and other hearings -- or just to check in with their attorneys and the judges.
Sixteen-year-old Justina, left, and her 15-year-old sister, Chelsey, right, from Palmer Home for Children, prepare the 3,700 poinsettia plants in their green houses to be delivered to their customers by Monday.
Voters will decide the winners in two judicial race runoff elections Tuesday. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Between Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday and retailers opening their doors in advance on Thanksgiving Day this year, Black Friday in Columbus looked like most other shopping days close to Christmastime, except shoppers were out at 6 a.m.
Columbus Fire and Rescue's new Fire Station 4 could lower the city's fire rating, which could lead to lower insurance premiums for residents and attract more businesses.
An Alabama man is in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center for alleged sexual battery.
Work on the Seventh Avenue ditch environmental remediation project is moving at a quicker pace than expected.
Douglas spent his first Christmas at Palmer Home for Children when he was 15, opening presents and spending time with his house parents and the other children in their cottage.
Deborah Phinisey stacked a pile of men's button-up shirts on a table in the Belk men's department on Tuesday in preparation for Belk's Black Friday sale.
Whoever gets to spend the night at Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary in Caledonia could wake up to the sound of tigers roaring just outside their guest house in the early morning.
Lunch was ready at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Columbus Salvation Army headquarters on Main Street, but Glenn McDonald wasn't eating.
Thanksgiving travelers should prepare for busy roads this year.
Two North Carolina men are in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center on identity theft charges after authorities said they were using stolen credit cards to make purchases at local convenience stores.
A Monday afternoon fire has left a mobile home near New Hope in ruins.
Christmas displays have been in stores since Halloween, but one of the sure signs the Christmas season is soon approaching is the arrival of "real" or "live" Christmas trees.
A "For Sale" sign has appeared in front of First Baptist Church of Columbus downtown.
Columbus police plan to use security camera footage to identify a suspect who vandalized the Catfish Alley mural over the weekend.
A man critically injured in an alleged hit-and-run earlier this month has died.
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