The Columbus-Lowndes NAACP has sent letters to several hundred businesses in the community asking business representatives to publicly state whether they support the effort to have District 1 Supervisor Harry Sanders resign from the county board of supervisors.
As of this month, Starkville Fire Department officially boasts a Class 3 rating from Mississippi State Rating Bureau, Chief Charles Yarbrough announced at a ceremony at Fire Station 1 Monday.
Two Columbus police officers had to be tested for COVID-19 after a woman who had tested positive for the virus entered the police station without wearing a mask to talk to them.
An Iowa man has filed a federal lawsuit against Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle and several of its medical staff, alleging negligence after he said it took him three trips in consecutive days to the hospital's emergency room to see a doctor for an infection that eventually resulted in a stroke, took multiple surgeries to treat and ended his career as an airline pilot.
A man already listed on the Mississippi Sex Offender Registry has been charged with kidnapping two children and taking them to Meridian, investigators with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office say.
A West Point business that oversees gymnasiums has filed a class action lawsuit in federal court against its insurance company, alleging the company is refusing to pay for losses incurred by several of the gyms earlier this year when they temporarily shut down due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
When Christie Lawrence learned Mississippi Business Group on Health had not hosted events for employers in northern Mississippi, she wanted to change that.
Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins said over the last two decades, he's worked with about 20 companies looking to bring solar farms to Lowndes, Oktibbeha or Clay counties. Until recently, those companies -- barring the odd two-megawatt solar farm located near a substation - have been unsuccessful.
District Attorney Scott Colom criticized the timing and method of Attorney General Lynn Fitch's decision to dismiss charges against a former Columbus police officer who fatally shot an African American man during a traffic stop in 2015 and said he plans to ask her office to release the evidence they have in the case so the public can see for themselves that justice had been served.
Nearly five years after the fatal police shooting of a Columbus man during a traffic stop, the Mississippi Attorney General's Office has dismissed charges against former Columbus police officer Canyon Boykin.
Law enforcement officers in the Golden Triangle issued at least 260 citations for violations of curfew and other temporary restrictions implemented in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic -- about half of which were written in the city of Columbus alone.
What Michael Jones' siblings remember most about him is his smile.
In the Golden Triangle, numbers indicate domestic violence could be on the rise during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The owner of a local tanning salon has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Columbus for forcing it to close for 51 days to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
A former investigator with Columbus Police Department has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and Ward 2 Councilman Joseph Mickens, among other council members, claiming the council fired him unjustly last year.
When Christina Clark graduated from Mississippi University for Women in a virtual commencement ceremony on May 9, she was the youngest person with a Bachelors of Science degree in nursing this year -- and possibly ever -- to do so.
Officials at both Mississippi State University and Mississippi University for Women are making plans to have students back on campus for the fall semester.
Jamie Baldwin noticed Wednesday when she went grocery shopping that it was a little harder than usual to "find something worth her buck."
The Mississippi Court of Appeals has reversed a two-year-old decision by an Oktibbeha County circuit court judge to grant a new trial to a woman convicted in 2011 of killing her husband.
Court officials are asking those reporting to the Lowndes County Courthouse for the first day of circuit court term on Monday to sign in outside rather than enter the building, in an attempt to control the size of crowds in the courthouse and help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
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