A man sentenced to life in prison for robbing and sexually assaulting two Sprint Mart employees three years ago told the court he'd only committed the crimes because he was on drugs and "the devil took him over."
The city is continuing to take applications for two open spots on the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees.
Adeline Rollins was born on Dec. 6, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus. But in a very real sense, life will begin for the little girl on Tuesday at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
A Cajun seafood restaurant is coming to the former Chili's location in Columbus, The Dispatch has confirmed.
Investigators with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office are searching for a suspect in a felony child abuse case.
By the end of 2019, Lowndes County will have more $55 million in new, state-of-the art workforce training facilities.
A Lowndes County jury has found the defendant in a sexual battery case guilty of robbing a local convenience store at gunpoint, forcing the two employees on duty into a back room, sexually assaulting them and then driving one to West Point in February 2015.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors have made it unanimous.
The victim in a kidnapping, armed robbery and sexual battery case told a Lowndes County jury Wednesday that when Autravious Gaston kidnapped her at gunpoint and drove her to West Point three years ago, her only goal was survival.
A Lowndes County man was hospitalized with serious injuries and his wife arrested for attempted murder after she allegedly stabbed him Wednesday.
A Lowndes County man who allegedly fired a weapon in the presence of volunteer firefighters was arrested Monday.
A man accused of kidnapping a woman last week and driving her around Columbus is now in custody.
A suspect in a December armed robbery at the Mississippi University for Women is in custody and also facing burglary charges stemming from incidents this month.
Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering readily admits state finances can make a boring conversation, but he still takes seriously the task of education citizens about how the numbers work.
A grand jury in Lowndes County has indicted six people connected to three separate cases where witnesses were intimidated or bribed.
The trial for a man accused of holding up a Sprint Mart, kidnapping and assaulting two employees begins this week.
Three people have been charged in relation to a shooting in New Hope over the weekend, one with attempted murder.
The Mississippi School Board Association will hold a pair of community meetings in March to gather input as it begins its search for the next Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent.
For sale or not for sale? That was the question during Monday's meeting of the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees.
Travelers flying out of Golden Triangle Regional Airport will have the opportunity to apply for expedited security check-in next month.
1. Cajun seafood restaurant coming to Highway 45 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Parents rush to get children at Armstrong Middle School after false gun scare STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Police dressed as joggers nab man for indecent exposure STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Woman jailed for allegedly stabbing husband COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY