An otherwise affable candidate forum grew testy near the end as two mayoral candidates traded barbs with their closing remarks.
An organization's recent probe into how well hospitals in Mississippi and Louisiana informed low-income and indigent patients of their charity care policies found one Golden Hospital Triangle lacking.
Armstrong Middle School is preparing to bring local ministers and grief counselors on campus Monday to help students begin to deal with the tragic loss of one of their classmates.
Robby D'alessandro, seven months, rocks his "eye" survived cancer shirt with his mom, Savannah D'alessandro, during the Lowndes County American Cancer Society Relay for Life at the Soccer Complex in Columbus on Friday.
Mississippi State University's T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability became the first local charity to win Starkville Restaurant Week's $5,000 grand prize donation twice, securing first place in this year's event with 4,741 votes.
For nearly a decade, gun owners felt like they were living on pins and needles, worried about gun rights being taken away and feeling as though their way of life was scorned and under attack.
The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending.
Thousands of people across the U.S. marched Saturday on President Donald Trump's 100th day in office to demand action on climate change.
Pope Francis wrapped up a brief but deeply symbolic visit to Egypt on Saturday with an open-air Mass for the country's tiny Catholic community, defying security concerns to show his support for the Christians of this Muslim majority Arab nation who have increasingly become targeted by Islamic militants.
A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters.
His "FAKE NEWS" tweets don't rocket like they once did. His exclamation points (!) don't excite quite the same old way.
Oktibbeha County supervisors will get their first look at a request for proposals for the sale or lease of OCH Regional Medical Center at 9 a.m. Monday when attorneys from Butler Snow and hospital consultant Ted Woodrell reveal a draft of the document to the board.
Montrell Coburn is in it to win it.
A Columbus woman is behind bars on a child endangerment charge.
Billboards and fliers pushed by an anonymous group that attack Columbus mayoral candidate Selvain McQueen could violate Mississippi campaign finance laws.
Oktibbeha County residents wishing to safely dispose of prescription medications may do so at two locations Saturday during the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency's Drug Take-back Day.
A pair of candidate forums this weekend will allow residents a few last chances to hear from candidates before Tuesday's Democratic primary election.
The Columbus Cares grant program is making progress on its first home.
Fewer Mississippians are looking for work than at any point since 1999, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a major Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.
1. Anti-McQueen ads could violate state law COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Two women accused in separate embezzlement cases COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Candidates attack absent mayor at forum COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Smith campaign raises near $20K COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY