Ward 4 city council candidate Fredrick Jackson picked up a pair of endorsements Monday from Leroy Brooks and Kabir Karriem, who issued a warning that they'll be watching the use of absentee ballots leading up to the May 16 runoff election.
Murder suspect Barry Boozer, 41, has been indicted by a grand jury for a November 2016 stabbing death at a local motel.
An emergency medical technician is in prison after pleading guilty to fondling a vulnerable person on the job.
A Lowndes County grand jury has indicted a woman accused of serving a customer a cheeseburger smeared with bodily fluids at Jack's Family Restaurant on Hwy. 45 in Columbus.
Davius Smith feared for his life the day he shot his father to death in the family's home.
A group of college students at Mississippi University for Women are working with the Department of Homeland Security to fight terrorism.
There's a long road ahead to recovery for JoJo Rushing, but his family is counting their blessings.
At least one murder suspect and one aggravated assault suspect also accused of murder are set to go before juries in Lowndes County Circuit Court's next session which starts Monday.
Jaquaylan Colvin, 10, rides a bull in the children's activity area during the 22nd Annual Market Street Festival in Columbus on Saturday. Jaquaylan is the son of Kisa Colvin and Aaron Colom.
On May 8, 1865, federal troops arrived in Columbus, Mississippi and freed the black slaves who remained in bondage in the city
Marty Turner and Pierre Beard are teaming up in the Ward 4 race.
Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner said his First Amendment rights are some of the most valuable available to him as an elected official.
Shortly after moving to Pluto, a small town in Holmes County, freelance journalist and book author Richard Grant heard this bit of wisdom from his friend the cookbook author Martha Foose, who had taken him on a long-promised trip through the Mississippi Delta.
City officials are growing optimistic about Columbus Police Department's manpower.
Jennifer Stephenson and Cherry Williams, right, sing in the Frank P. Phillips YMCA gym during the National Day of Prayer event in Columbus on Thursday. "We came here because we love the Lord and prayer," Williams said.
Eric Thomas is challenging the Ward 2 Democratic primary results.
Downtown streets will begin closing Friday for the 22nd annual Market Street Festival.
It wasn't really close. Mayor Robert Smith, after a contentious and at times confrontational campaign, easily dispatched Democratic challengers Carl Lee and Selvain McQueen in Tuesday's primary election.
Tuesday's luncheon at Lion Hills Center could be viewed as a coming of age celebration for the Lowndes Young Leaders program.
Two suspects in separate violent crimes have been returned to Columbus from other counties.
1. Boykin manslaughter trial moved to south Mississippi COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Former Belk employee gets five years house arrest for embezzlement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Tenn-Tom is more than meets the eye COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Howard to call for OCH referendum STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY