Articles by Zack Plair
Two Mississippi Senate bills seeking to more specifically define what constitutes a public meeting have both died in committee, according to the legislature’s website.
A fifth applicant is seeking appointment to the Columbus Municipal School District’s board.
While a nationwide debate on the racial makeup of law enforcement agencies continues, statistics show agencies in Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties are working toward becoming mirrors of the communities they serve.
A Louisville Democrat is now seeking election as District 35 state representative.
A school that costs $30 million shouldn’t have walls, according to Mississippi State University professor Devon Brenner.
The Columbus Lowndes E911 board of commissioners has hired Shalonda Givens as the department’s new director.
The race to become Lowndes County’s next circuit clerk now has six candidates.
Mississippi legislators are considering whether to redefine what a “public meeting” is and Columbus is at the center of the debate.
A 27-year-old man accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son inside their home this week appeared in Lowndes County Justice Court on Wednesday.
A fourth applicant is now seeking appointment to the Columbus Municipal School Board.
A Lowndes County man is in custody for murder in the Monday morning shooting death of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son.
The Columbus City Council now has three names to consider in filling a pair of vacancies on the Columbus Municipal School District board.
A Lowndes County boy is dead following a shooting incident at his home Monday morning.
With four simple words Thursday, a new partnership between Columbus Air Force Base and Moody Air Force Base became official.
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.
Kabir Karriem announced Monday his candidacy for District 41 state representative.
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.
The race for Lowndes County sheriff has become a three-candidate affair less than a week after qualifying for county elections began.
As Lowndes County resident Candi Knight stood in her front yard Thursday morning and watched fire ravage her home of 13 years, she had some comfort in knowing both she and her husband, Steve, were safe.