Cities across Mississippi and throughout the Golden Triangle have chosen to take the state flag down in recent weeks, but the flag remains flying at one of Columbus' leading institutions.
Authorities say a Columbus man accused in a 2014 shooting death in the city shot someone else Saturday night.
When voters go to the polls Tuesday, they'll mark ballots for six local races -- three Democratic primary races and three Republican primary races, as well one state senate and a state house primary.
Ten of Oktibbeha County's 44 county-wide candidates failed to turn in campaign finance forms due Tuesday, and two more candidates submitted their respective documents after the deadline.
Golden Triangle residents have until noon Saturday to cast in-person absentee ballots at their local circuit clerk's office.
Kevin Bannister is hoping to bring a little bit of old-fashioned fun to Columbus when Cirque Millennia arrives at the Trotter Convention Center on Saturday.
The Columbus Police Department is welcoming the community to its annual National Night Out Against Crime block party next week.
About two dozen people who want to keep the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag held the banner in silent protest Thursday as Republican state House Speaker Philip Gunn spoke at the Neshoba County Fair.
A 25-year-old Starkville woman faces eight counts of credit card fraud.
Police worked Thursday to identify two white males who were caught on surveillance camera laying Confederate battle flags neatly on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church.
If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use their knowledge of ocean currents to trace back its path and pinpoint the bulk of the wreck?
In one of his first forays into policy as a presidential candidate, Republican Donald Trump calls for the deportation of all 11 million people estimated to be living in the country illegally while allowing the "really good people" to return.
As lawmakers head out of the Capitol for a five-week summer recess, they leave behind a pile of unfinished business that all but guarantees a painful fall.
A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to a charge of murder and was ordered jailed on $1 million bail.
Here's the challenge for the five candidates running in Tuesday's primaries for two seats on Mississippi's Transportation Commission: Officials say Mississippi needs $400 million more each year to maintain current roads and bridges.
Though it has been open since 1988, there is something new about Image Maker Hair Salon in West Point.
Starkville's lowest-paid employees will earn at least $10 per hour starting July 2017, and aldermen still must figure out how to financially cover the salary increase.
The budget presented by the Columbus Municipal School District at Tuesday's public budget hearing creates a potential for Columbus taxpayers to owe less this year.
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