For the uninitiated, it might be assumed the terms "timber" and "lumber" are interchangeable, different words to describe the same segment of the forestry industry.
Roughly 20 percent of students who originally signed up for virtual learning at Lowndes County School District will be back in their classrooms by Oct. 12, Superintendent Sam Allison said Friday
Columbus police are seeking two suspects from a pair of Friday morning drug store burglaries.
Over the summer, after Kalyn Fuller agreed to be the art teacher for all 1,600 elementary students at Columbus Municipal School District for the upcoming school year, she told her husband she was concerned about how the students would obtain art supplies -- or school supplies in general.
In Caledonia, 2019 was known as "the year without a pumpkin patch," something the town had not experienced in almost two decades. It was no trivial matter in the community.
When Rotarians asked Col. Seth Graham to speak to their club about the newly launched Space Force, Graham -- whose specialty as commander of the 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base is training pilots how to fly airplanes -- decided he had some research to do.
Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton said there have been times in his 30-plus year career as a police officer when he's responded to a call and had the complainant say, "I didn't want a Black police officer."
Jake Bandock has been something of a political junkie since seventh grade.
It's been a tough year for airlines, and the Golden Triangle Regional Airport is certainly no exception as the industry struggles with the continuing effects of COVID-19.
Gene Smith had just released two bombs in the sky over North Vietnam on Oct. 25, 1967, and was pulling out of a dive in his F-105 Thunderchief aircraft when the plane was hit by enemy fire.
Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency will give face masks the public Saturday in hopes of helping curb the spread of COVID-19.
A Columbus man was arrested last week for allegedly molesting a child.
Two men were arrested Tuesday for an assault and armed robbery at a New Hope home last week
Columbus City Council voted Tuesday to approve a series of project developments, including a grant application for pedestrian access improvements, bid advertisement for the city's latest series of street paving and construction work on Lee Park.
In a unanimous vote Tuesday morning, Lowndes County Board of Supervisors rejected the county school district's request for $27.4 million in local property tax funds for Fiscal Year 2021 and instead agreed to allocate roughly $3.5 million less than the requested figure.
A Crawford man died in a single-vehicle accident in south Lowndes County Tuesday night.
Lowndes County School District is standing by a local property tax request that could hike the tax rate by almost 10 percent. But Lowndes County Board of Supervisors may sue the district to keep that from happening.
As of this week, it is not a question of if 4-County Electric Power Association will offer broadband internet service, but when.
Betty Clyde Sharp almost didn't make it to the Columbus Exchange Club's weekly meeting on Thursday. She had an early morning doctor's appointment in Birmingham. On her way back, she received a text saying Exchange Club President Jerry Fortenberry would be speaking at the meeting, which was at noon at Lion Hills Center.
Two people were injured and Columbus police are searching for at least one suspect after a shooting in East Columbus Tuesday night.
Last year, when Columbus Municipal School District began making plans for the 200th anniversary of Franklin Academy, the state's first public school, $5,000 was set aside for a rebrand of the district to coincide with the anniversary.
1. 'Legacy' of pine plantations falls short of projections COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. LCSD lets students switch from virtual to in-person learning mid-semester COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Police seek suspects in drug store burglaries COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Blackjack, Poor House roads receive state funding for construction STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
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