A Democratic Primary for Starkville's mayoral race is now needed after a second resident filed their campaign paperwork Friday at City Hall.
An attorney representing Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner continues to assert that Mayor Robert Smith acted beyond the limits of his authority when he deactivated Turner's city-issued phone last summer.
Tonight, Starkville resident Karin Lee will get on a plane bound for Washington, D.C., with nothing but her purse, a change of underwear and a pair of socks.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman and Dist. 37 Rep. Gary Chism, R-Columbus, both said they're hopeful state lawmakers will help fund two Oktibbeha County-specific projects this legislative term.
Sometimes what you get depends on who you know.
A Columbus teen is in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center after officers with the U.S. Marshal's Fugitive Task Force arrested him Wednesday for a November shooting in Columbus.
A larger share of Mississippi high schoolers than ever before is graduating, thanks in part to stronger efforts to keep kids in school but also to changed graduation requirements.
The Republican-led Mississippi Legislature has resisted much of President Barack Obama's agenda, but in an apparent bipartisan gesture of goodwill, the state Senate adopted a resolution Thursday calling the Democrat "one of the most consequential presidents in recent history."
It's supposed to feel just like home when Donald Trump steps inside the White House residence for the first time as president on Inauguration Day.
Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump's pick as Treasury secretary, clashed with Democrats during a lengthy confirmation hearing Thursday over his handling of thousands of mortgage foreclosures and his failure to initially disclose to the committee nearly $100 million in assets and interests in a Cayman Islands corporation.
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, tapped by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Energy Department, vowed to be an advocate for an agency he once pledged to eliminate and promised to rely on federal scientists, including those who work on climate change.
In a last major act as president, Barack Obama cut short the sentences of 330 federal inmates convicted of drug crimes on Thursday, bringing his bid to correct what he's called a systematic injustice to a climactic close.
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious drug kingpins, is finally headed for a court date the United States sought for two decades while he made brazen prison escapes and spent years on the run in Mexico.
A Columbus man is in the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center after a former romantic partner came home Friday night to find him in her house.
Officers with the Columbus Police Department are searching for a suspect in a Tuesday night armed robbery at the Texaco at the corner of Martin Luther King Drive and Military Road.
Norma Sanders, Rissa Lawrence and Brenda Willis started planning for Friday's presidential inauguration before even Team Trump.
The landscape of both downtown Columbus and Starkville is changing little by little.
Mississippi tax assessors are busy preparing to implement a new vehicle registration system that may help with stricter auto insurance enforcement.
Kemper County High School football coach Chris Jones left a good impression on Starkville High School Athletic Director Milton Smith Sr. after an interview for the new Starkville High football coach position.
1. Man arrested after allegedly shooting into murder victim's home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Columbus hires police consultant COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Man jailed after being caught in former romantic partner's home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY