Dale Robertson said Beverly Norris has been encouraging him as a musician since he was a teenager.
A man walks through a neighborhood or parking lot, tugging on vehicle door handles until he finds one unlocked.
When he opens the door, there's a handgun in plain view on the passenger seat. The burglar takes it, along with some other unsecured valuables, and leaves the area.
Jerome Trahan can still remember when students from Carver Middle School in Meridian visited the new Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience, also known as The MAX, in downtown Meridian.
In June, construction was completed on two new cells, each designed to hold only one person at a time, in the Clay County Jail.
Issues facing the city from its finances to sewer and drainage problems and ongoing clean-up in north Columbus from a Feb. 23 tornado were topics raised by candidates hoping to fill the recently vacated Ward 4 city council seat during a forum at Lion Hills on Friday.
Dana McLean will represent House District 39 in 2020 after she beat 28-year incumbent Rep. Jeff Smith in Tuesday's Republican primary.
Ward 2 Councilman Joseph Mickens can remember the last words he heard Ward 1 Councilman Gene Taylor say, Sunday afternoon as the two men were leaving church.
Both Columbus and Starkville will host their annual National Night Out on Crime block parties this week.
Nearly $45,000 has been poured into the race for Lowndes County sheriff in the run up to Tuesday's primary election, according to campaign finance reports from the four candidates.
Getting stolen guns off the street has become a priority for Columbus Police Department, Chief Fred Shelton told the CPD Overview Committee during its meeting Thursday at the Columbus Municipal Complex.
Anthony Brown's baseball coaches all agreed: You didn't want to be at the plate when Brown was pitching.
"He was a ace of a pitcher in baseball," said Bubba Woods, who coached Brown in youth league ball. "He was a good athlete, and a good boy. I looked at him as a son back then."
For the second straight year, chancery judges are holding a free legal clinic for those planning to represent themselves in court.
An individual at a party where a Columbus teenager was fatally shot has been issued a citation for also firing a weapon at the party.
Fifty years ago tomorrow astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to ever walk on the moon.
They left behind ample evidence of their more than 21-hour visit, including boot prints, medals of Soviet cosmonauts who died before the Apollo 11 mission and a small plaque inscribed with messages of peace from world leaders. That evidence is still there.
Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has awarded Community Recovery of Lowndes County a $250,000 grant to aid homeowners still repairing and rebuilding after a Feb. 23 tornado and subsequent flooding.
Jan Miller went from painting to framed poster to quilt in the art gallery at Rosenzweig Arts Center Thursday afternoon, pointing out her favorite pieces and explaining how each of the artists hails from the Golden Triangle area.
Lowndes County Sheriff's Office has arrested a couple on Hughes Road after deputies found four children in the home living in "unbearable conditions," according to a LCSO press release.
The first two candidates have qualified for the Ward 4 city council vacancy.
A few years ago, Lt. Tony Cooper of the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office visited an area school to talk to teenagers about sex crimes and the dangers of sending inappropriate texts and pictures through social media.
The 1900 census lists two children -- 11-year-old Lillie and her 10-year-old brother -- living with the Eubanks family in Louisville.
The problem is, said Columbus native Carol Anne Beard, Lillie's great-granddaughter, that Eubanks isn't the last the name the children were born with.
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