Weyerhaeuser Co.'s Columbus pulp mill is paying a $37,500 civil fine for exceeding emissions limits during a 2013 test.
A contractor for the Steel Dynamics mill in Columbus is paying a $61,867 civil fine for environmental violations relating to hazardous waste and emergency readiness.
A Lowndes County family lost their home Friday morning.
Flonzie Brown-Wright, Mississippi native, Civil Rights activist and former aide to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., visited Columbus and spoke at a prayer breakfast at Stephens Chapel M.B. Church on Saturday morning.
For Cathy Griffith and Rich Coachys, there is no sound more beautiful than the collective whir of 100-plus sewing machines.
The race for Lowndes County Circuit Clerk is now a five-person contest after three Republicans qualified to run.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Thursday to commit $125,000 toward an incentive package that Golden Triangle Regional Airport Director Mike Hainsey said is needed to help secure westbound air service for the airport.
With four simple words Thursday, a new partnership between Columbus Air Force Base and Moody Air Force Base became official.
A compliance check conducted Wednesday by the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department and the U.S. Marshal Service shows the vast majority of convicted sex offenders in the county are living at their registered addresses.
The state of Mississippi has sued billionaire Vinod Khosla and others, saying they knew long ago that bankrupt biofuel firm KiOR had poor prospects for success, but misled the state into loaning the company $75 million.
Columbus police have compiled statistics that show a staggering number of officer responses to Club Hiedi Ho.
The 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base will activate the 81st Fighter Squadron during a ceremony Thursday at Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta, Georgia.
State Auditor Stacey Pickering spoke Tuesday at the meeting of the Lowndes County Republican Women.
Kabir Karriem announced Monday his candidacy for District 41 state representative.
Of the $1.1 million worth of textbooks the Columbus Municipal School Board of Trustees has voted to purchase in the last six months, $34,547 currently stands as a waste.
Three Columbus councilmen have qualified to run in county and state elections this year and if they are declared winners they would be forced to vacate their council posts mid-term.
Less than a week after addressing the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees, the Golden Triangle Development LINK made the same pitch to Columbus city schools Monday night.
A Columbus event that honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for nearly a decade is no more, but the city will have several events to celebrate the message of the civil rights icon.
Every junior and senior attending Lowndes County high schools will have the opportunity to take the WorkKeys Test beginning in March.
The race for Lowndes County sheriff has become a three-candidate affair less than a week after qualifying for county elections began.
1. Arrest report: 1-30-15 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. CHS principal leaving district COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Castleberry recognized at Partnership banquet STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY