New Hope's YMCA is closing next month. The Board of Directors for the Frank P. Phillips Memorial YMCA, which has branches in downtown Columbus, Caledonia and New Hope, announced today the branch will close Aug. 31.
A man wanted in connection with a July 19 Lowndes County home invasion is in custody in Tennessee, according to the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office.
The latest food pantry to arrive in Columbus has no building, no staff and, best of all, no stigma.
Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science could be only a year away from drastically shrinking its operations, according to the school's executive director Germain McConnell.
Columbus Police have arrested four juveniles and an 18-year-old for burglary of a downtown Columbus office building.
From the time they were about 6 years old, Bruce Johnson's daughters knew he had guns in the house. They also knew not to touch the guns without an adult present, not to point them at anyone and not to show them to company.
Billie Crowell has lived in her home on Nashville Ferry Road for 30 years. For most of that time, she had to make do with a single window-unit air-conditioner, which meant many uncomfortable Mississippi summers.
The Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board is short one member after Lester "Pinky" King submitted his letter of resignation on Monday.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi customers may have noticed lowered health insurance premiums in recent weeks.
A flier circulating on social media calling for boycotts of three local businesses has made an already contentious Southside development issue even more divisive.
A talent show set to take place in Columbus at the end of July could be suspicious, according to two involved local business directors.
A person shot in a home invasion Wednesday in eastern Lowndes County is fighting for his life in a Jackson hospital.
Eight local nonprofits received grants at the Exchange Club of Columbus' weekly meeting at Lion Hills Center Thursday.
John Holliman was recognized as a pioneer upon his recent induction into the Home Builders Association of Mississippi Hall of Fame.
Two people are in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center after deputies found marijuana in their home within easy reach of children.
A Lowndes County man is behind bars after allegedly assaulting an elderly relative.
Lowndes County sheriff's deputies are seeking suspects in a home invasion Wednesday night in eastern Lowndes County which sent one person to the hospital with gunshot wounds.
Wednesday morning, when the town's election commission ruled that only one of the five affidavit ballots would be counted, the outcome of the Caledonia mayor's relied on that single vote.
Ward 6 Councilman Bill Gavin can remember standing in holes caused by eroded soil on either side of the bridge on Deer Run Road.
1. MSMS reserve fund reaching critical point COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Setting boundaries in homes with firearms COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Man arrested in Tenn. for Tabernacle Road home invasion COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Five educators sue SOCSD for age, racial discrimination STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY