Articles by Andrew Hazzard
Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott might not be the most heavily guarded man in Starkville on Saturday.
Representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday recognized 17 graduates from a job training program giving local residents the skills to clean-up the defunct Kerr-McGee plant in Columbus.
Inside a large, open classroom at Columbus High School, Chuck Mullins and Kayla Patel are building an elephant.
Tuition at Mississippi University for Women will be $6,065 beginning next fall, an increase of $284.
A West Point woman claims she was wrongfully passed up for employment at a local community college based on her age and gender.
The Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees approved two bids on 16th Section land and set in motion a process to change the time of their regularly scheduled meetings Monday at West Lowndes Elementary School.
When Shilica Rice wants to smoke, she steps outside her apartment and lights up.
Two Columbus men have been indicted for their alleged roles in a June 2 drive-by shooting and another has been indicted for an April hit-and-run that killed a woman.
Students at Columbus Municipal School District’s McKellar Technology Center are getting an up close and personal look at local industries where they may one day work.
A Lowndes County grand jury has brought indictments against a mother and daughter in connection to a New Hope murder.
West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley brought props with him to Tuesday night’s board of selectmen meeting.
The Lowndes County School District has chosen a spot for its $11 million career-technical center to be housed on.
The Columbus Municipal School District was named one of six ambassador districts nationwide in a national program encouraging schools to use openly licensed educational materials.
The Mississippi Supreme Court may decide a Lowndes County case that could set precedent on whether a private employer can lawfully terminate an employee for storing a firearm in a locked vehicle on company property.
High school students within the Lowndes County School District and the former Starkville district scored above the state average on English and algebra assessments, while Columbus Municipal School District students scored below state averages.
District Attorney Forrest Allgood said his 26-year tenure as lead prosecutor for Lowndes, Clay, Noxubee and Oktibbeha counties has filled him with purpose and passion.
Golden Triangle voter turnout was under 50 percent during Tuesday’s election.
The Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees held a special session meeting Wednesday to approve bids for three construction efforts totaling $2.56 million.
Columbus attorney Scott Colom on Tuesday ousted Forrest Allgood as the chief prosecutor for Mississippi’s 16th District.
Tony Carleton submitted a letter of resignation to Columbus Mayor Robert Smith on Sunday announcing his intent to step down as the chief of the Columbus Police Department.