A Brooksville man accused of shooting at a Columbus police officer received a $100,000 bond for the charge on Wednesday.
The Internal Revenue Service has placed liens totaling more than half a million dollars against a local candidate running for Circuit Court judge, according to Lowndes County courthouse documents.
Several strategic city planning objectives have been met while other goals set at the time continue to be addressed.
An incident Tuesday on the north side of Columbus that included gunshots, a man stripping out of his clothes, a large crowd and a three-hour-plus standoff ended with two men in custody.
The four candidates vying to represent District 17 in the state senate next year fielded questions on topics ranging from education to industry to gun control during a debate Tuesday at the Mississippi University for Women.
The first paving projects included in the $4.5 million Columbus street improvement project are under way.
A former Sunday school teacher convicted of sexual battery has been denied a new trial by the state Court of Appeals.
The design stage for the restoration of two downtown Columbus alleyways has begun.
A wireless provider seeking more favorable location guidelines for cell tower sites in Columbus will have to wait until next month to find out if its request will be granted.
A Caledonia man has been arrested and charged with embezzling from a local veteran's association.
Ann Coleman Peyton, granddaughter of Mississippi University for Women founding mother Annie Coleman Peyton, has provided a bequest gift of more than $2 million.
Roughly, 2,360 cases will be diagnosed in men in 2014. About 430 men will die from the disease, according to the The American Cancer Society.
In 10 days, Lowndes County voters will go to the polls to choose which of four candidates will fill the unexpired term of former District 17 state senator Terry Brown.
Columbus Municipal School District unveiled a new website last week.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department is searching for two men responsible for the armed robbery of a Crawford convenience store.
The Columbus Police Department and Columbus Fire & Rescue are organizing the 20th annual Turkey Drive.
The assistant to Columbus' mayor and chief operations officer is resigning.
A third-grader at Cook Elementary has been diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia and locals are rallying to support he and his family.
According to Columbus Air Force Base officials, a military working dog alerted on a vehicle attempting to enter the base through the main gate at approximately 11:05 a.m..
Randy Scott Watkins, 24, of 30 Thompson Cove in Lowndes County, was arrested Monday.
2. Police standoff leads to 2 arrests COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Arrest report: 10-28-14 STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. District 17 candidates offer platforms at MUW debate COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Downtown alley redesign begins COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY