Next week, Columbus attorney Corky Smith -- along with thousands of other lawyers across the country -- will be keeping a close eye on opiate litigation that begins in federal court in the Northern District of Ohio.
Mississippi University for Women will host its 40th Oktoberfest for students and the Columbus community.
The Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously to extend Superintendent Cherie Labat's contract to Oct. 14, 2023.
A Lowndes County murder suspect who was mistakenly released from Mississippi Department of Corrections custody last week has turned himself in.
Rob Roberts hasn't smoked a cigarette in nine years.
Before his wife died of lung cancer in 2006, he smoked nearly two packs a day. After some "arm twisting" from friends and family, he turned to vaping instead about seven or eight years ago.
As an eighth grader at a predominantly white Catholic school in Jackson in the 1980s, Kiese Laymon said he and fellow black friends sometimes had to remind themselves and each other they were "abundant."
Almost 150 suspects wanted for sex offenses, drug charges and violent crimes throughout the Golden Triangle area were arrested during a six-week joint operation between federal and area law enforcement earlier this summer, authorities announced Wednesday during a press conference in West Point.
A Clay County Justice Court judge has ordered the husband of a candidate for the state Legislature to pay more than $2,500 to a contractor for work done at the couple's home.
When state legislators were debating the "Mississippi Terroristic Threats Law," Dist. 16 Sen. Angela Turner-Ford (D-West Point) had one primary concern with the bill: Would juveniles charged under the law go straight to circuit court to be tried as adults?
Edna McGill began chemotherapy to treat breast cancer on her 60th birthday, in July 2014.
It would prove to be 100-percent effective.
That didn't mean her battle with breast cancer was over, McGill explained from her home in Columbus Thursday.
On Sept. 25, as an unfamiliar truck was pulling up to Cedarhill Animal Sanctuary in Caledonia, the sanctuary's lone lion Zeus got up and began running around in excitement.
Sarah Collie was sitting in the bathroom of the house she owned on 18th Street North the evening of Feb. 23 when a tornado touched down in North Columbus.
"I looked up and there it was," Collie said.
Those hoping to be elected to a seat on the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors disagreed on the state of the board's relationship with city of Columbus officials during a political forum at the Columbus Municipal Complex Monday night.
Nora Miller knows the challenges universities face today.
Voters will have two opportunities next week to meet and ask questions of candidates in the upcoming Lowndes County general election at separate political forums.
Second Lt. Michelle Strickland was in the gym at Columbus Air Force Base in May when she noticed a flier on wall advertising the base's Alpha Warrior competition.
In June, Lt. Tammy Prescott was up until 3 a.m. painting individualized pictures on pillowcases for children at Camp Rising Sun, the annual summer camp that serves children with cancer.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's deputy and long-time volunteer for organizations all over the Columbus area had at that point been fighting her own battle with cancer for about a year and was determined not to let it interfere with her involvement at the camp.
Columbus Police Department Officer Melvin Shirley did not expect to be recognized by the city council for his first ever footchase.
A 15-year-old student at Caledonia High School was arrested Monday after he allegedly told other students he had made a list of people he planned to shoot at school.
Officials with Lowndes County, the city of Columbus and Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau all said they were open to a sit-down meeting to clarify language in interlocal agreements among the entities regarding the funding of local events.
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