Local law enforcement is investigating an incident at Columbus Middle School earlier this month in which a male student found a handgun in his belongings on campus.
Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Philip Hickman is out of a job.
An attempted kidnapping suspect is in jail for the third time in a week after local law enforcement found him after a Friday afternoon manhunt.
A planned "community conversation" event aims to better inform and engage citizens about the challenges facing Lowndes County.
Over the decades, the way news is processed, packaged and delivered has evolved -- from newspapers to radio to TV and, now, social media.
Longtime board of supervisors attorney Jack Brown passed away Saturday after a bout with cancer.
Mississippi has granted a tax break worth just over $6 million to a hotel developer affiliated with the Trump Organization.
A Mississippi state lawmaker who lost a bitter U.S. Senate race in 2014 says he will "get into a dark place and pray" about whether to run this year.
When President Donald Trump raised the idea of banning "bump stocks" and curbing young people's access to gun, gun owners and advocates who helped his political rise talked about disloyalty and desertion.
Motorists pulled aside and well-wishers lined freeway overpasses to see the Rev. Billy Graham's motorcade barrel through his beloved home state of North Carolina on Saturday in a running tribute to "America's Pastor."
The idea of arming teachers to take out a shooter is alarming some law enforcement experts, who say it takes more than just being a good shot at a gun range.
The progression has become numbingly repetitive -- mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals, the mourning, the talking heads and the calls for change that dwindle into nothingness.
Ruby Bridges Hall, who faced threats and harassment when she integrated a southern school as a child several decades ago, said Friday that she is distressed by mass shootings in U.S. schools.
Rick Gates' guilty plea to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges turns him from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel's probe of President Donald Trump's election campaign and Russia's interference.
Local pastor Willie Petty Sr. hopes his third try to get on the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees proves the charm.
Charlie Box didn't expect what he found in his last utility bill. But Columbus Light and Water officials did.
A juvenile is in custody in West Point following a tip from the Federal Bureau of Investigation that he may have been planning to attack West Point High School.
The Partnership on Thursday issued a statement of support for an LGBT Pride parade that Starkville aldermen voted 4-3 to deny on Tuesday.
As the fallout continues from the Starkville Board of Aldermen's Tuesday vote to deny a request for a local LGBT group to hold a parade, three alderman have said they would be willing to consider putting the item to a second vote.
John Almond knows of a police officer who, on his first day of work, was the first to respond to the scene of an 11-year-old who was accidentally shot.
1. Hickman fired as CMSD superintendent COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Former alderman: LGBT issues expected under 'lesbian leadership' STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Bond revoked again for attempted kidnapping suspect STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Bond reinstated for attempted kidnapping suspect STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Lawsuit looms for Starkville over parade denial STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY