Alligators aren't the only prehistoric creatures lurking in the depths of the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge's waterways.
The Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees approved its $59.4 million Fiscal Year 2016-17 budget Thursday, and figures from the county tax office show the value of a school mill will bring in about $15,000 more to the district than it did last year.
A little piece of Hollywood is coming to Columbus. Columbus will be the film set to the independent movie "Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff," said Robert Weinbach, the film's producer and screenwriter.
Lowndes County is hoping an unexpected hitch in a planned downtown building demolition doesn't turn into an extended delay.
With students returning to school in less than two weeks, some area districts are scrambling to fill multiple last-minute teaching vacancies before classes begin.
In the swirl of balloons and cheers of the masses, Donald Trump finally had his Rocky moment after a rocky convention, and now Democrats are eager to step up for their own spectacle.
A defiant Sen. Ted Cruz declared Thursday he's no "servile puppy dog" as he faced a torrent of GOP criticism over his refusal to endorse Donald Trump on the Republican National Convention stage.
With five letters, Donald Trump brushed off decades of Republican reluctance to voice full-throated support for gay rights -- at least for a night.
Roger Ailes is out as chief executive at Fox News Channel, his career at the network he built from scratch and ran with an iron hand for nearly 20 years over with stunning swiftness following allegations that he forced out a former anchor after she spurned his sexual advances.
The shooting of a man who didn't speak English by a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer in Mississippi is under investigation, authorities said.
Former Mississippi State University quarterback Dak Prescott will go to trial next week for a driving under the influence charge after Starkville Municipal Court Judge Rodney Faver denied a motion to dismiss the case on Wednesday.
The Columbus Redevelopment Authority acquired an option to purchase the S.D. Lee Middle School property on Military Road, a move which the Columbus Municipal School District board unanimously approved at a special-called meeting Wednesday.
The Magnolia Market in Brooksville is now under new ownership.
Construction on Columbus' new Fire Station 4 will soon be underway, after city officials broke ground on Wednesday morning.
Demolition of the Waters Building, located at 530 Second Ave. North, was halted today when the city of Columbus notified Lowndes County, owners of the building, that there were some issues involving the building's historic status.
A Starkville woman was arrested last week after she allegedly cut a victim in the Wal-Mart parking lot.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation will implement a new traffic signal to provide a safer and more efficient left-turn for motorists in Oktibbeha County.
The Pines and Cady Hill Recovery Center, a division of Community Counseling Services, in partnership with Pine Grove Treatment Center of Hattiesburg, will offer a training session titled "Successful Residential Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Effective Therapeutic Interventions" from 9:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Friday.
A defense lawyer said that a Jackson physician indicted on federal bribery charges fell victim to a "shakedown" by former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner Christopher Epps.
1. Hollywood comes to Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Prescott to face trial for DUI STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. CMSD commits Lee property for redevelopment COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY