More than a dozen members of the Black Butterfly production company Tuesday rushed around The Attic vintage clothing store as they briefly transformed the Columbus business into a snapshot of Hollywood.
A Columbus man charged with capital murder in the 2008 shooting death of another Lowndes County man will face trial in the next Lowndes County session of 16th Circuit Court, in August. His trial — set to begin today — has been continued.
Four Columbus police officers will miss nearly a month of work without pay after a Columbus Police Department investigation found the officers guilty of misconduct in the Vicksburg National Military Park.
The following incidents were reported by the Columbus Police Department:
“Let every man be swift to hear, slow to speak, slow to wrath.”
Those who worked closely with W.G. “Bit” Thompson, remember the longtime supervisor as the epitome of these words, penned by the apostle James.
Mississippi’s Office of Homeland Security has awarded an $80,000 grant to the Columbus Police Department for the purchase of hazard detection equipment and training for designated personnel.
The grant was presented on behalf of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety.
The Columbus City Council tonight is expected to take action on an internal Columbus Police Department investigation of four officers involved in an incident at the Vicksburg National Military Park.
United Way of Lowndes County, WCBI, Main Street Columbus, the city of Columbus, Papa John’s and WLZA 96.1 will host a United Blood Service drive May 26 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Trotter Convention Center lower level.
Active kids are more likely to succeed, say Columbus and Lowndes County elementary school principals, urging parents to keep children engaged in learning activities, even when their school days have ended for the summer.
For almost 20 years, customers of the Columbus Kroger grocery store have been treated to a smile and a wink from Lillie Brown. A wife and mother of two, Brown has been bagging, checking, stocking, organizing and smiling for 19 years. During her time with the grocery store, she has never lost her positive attitude, which has made her a staple of Columbus residents looking for their staples.
So far, drug offenders have made up the vast majority of the criminal cases coming before the Lowndes County Circuit Court, the majority of which are related to methamphetamine possession, sale or manufacturing.
A few kids from the Palmer Home for Children got the chance to get out into the great outdoors and do a bit of angling Saturday in Columbus.
Two different Columbus stores were almost the victims of a counterfeiter this week.
The early bird catches the worm, but Mississippi remains one of the few states in the nation without a state-funded pre-kindergarten program, which likely would go a long way toward moving the state up from the bottom rankings of educational progress.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors next month will make what may be the final decision on land for its upcoming new health department, board members said at a Friday meeting.
Two nationally known musical artists will be performing in the Friendly City Memorial Day weekend.
“American Idol” winner Fantasia Barrino and R&B artist Tank will headline a show May 24 at the Columbus Fairgrounds.
DETROIT — A day after Chrysler LLC told a quarter of its dealers that it won’t renew their contracts, owners of General Motors Corp. dealerships are awaiting word on whether they will be next.
A man who Columbus police say has eluded them for a month is now behind bars.
On April 14, CPD Officer Copey Grantham was involved in a high speed chase with an individual that spanned much of north Columbus.
The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway has an economic impact locally and nationally, a recent study shows.
The waterway serves Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee, connecting Mid-America and the Gulf of Mexico.
Thursday’s announcement from Chrysler that it will eliminate 789 dealerships soon will have an impact on a longtime local company.
The Columbus Motor Co. on Highway 182 near Propst Park is losing its support from the nation’s third largest automaker. The local company has been in Columbus for more than 45 years, and has been an authorized Chrysler dealer for nearly 33 years, said dealership owner Tom Younger.