The Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Monday to select the Golden Triangle Development LINK's large industrial park option - 400 acres near the Highway 82-Highway 25 juncture - as a potential development site and directed the organization to prepare a $7 million bond intent notice for the project.
The Columbus Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a 19-year-old allegedly involved in a Columbus shooting Saturday.
Three local high school seniors have been be awarded the Gates Millennium Scholarship.
Two entertainers will be heading to the Market Street Festival before their show launches across Mississippi.
Even the Mississippi Supreme Court gets to change its mind.
Twelve of 31 elected officials in Oktibbeha County -- including three state lawmakers, three supervisors, three county incumbents and three Starkville aldermen -- failed to file their 2015 statements of economic interest online with the Mississippi Ethics Commission by Sunday's deadline.
An early-morning shooting incident Saturday sent one person to a hospital with a gunshot wound in the ankle.
Some people leave home and become famous. Dennis Bailey, better known simply as "Cookie," became a local celebrity mainly sticking around.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report in April found that suicides across the U.S. have risen since 1999. That trend seems to hold true for Mississippi, too.
Oktibbeha supervisors could call for public hearings to be scheduled Monday for the county's first set of site development guidelines and regulations.
A man charged in the burning death of a Mississippi woman might be taken back to that state for trial even if he is convicted on unrelated charges in Louisiana.
A new group trying to reduce metal theft from agriculture operations in Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas.
The Natchez-Adams School District will pay about $127,500 to a former principal, who successfully sued the district for wrongful termination.
She has no stamina. She shouts. She's got nothing going for her but being a woman. Donald Trump, after toying with gender politics off and on during the campaign, is all in on a mission to undercut Hillary Clinton's credentials by syncing up his say-anything campaign strategy with his alpha-male persona.
Two months, 31 arguments and 18 decisions since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, is the Supreme Court hopelessly deadlocked or coping as a party of eight?
Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities.
Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said.
The Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering whether doctors who prescribe painkillers like OxyContin should be required to take safety training courses, according to federal documents released Friday.
Two Texas residents have been arrested for allegedly breaking into a Columbus pharmacy.
Volunteer Columbus will host Volunteer Appreciation Day for young people from Lowndes, Noxubee and Monroe counties at the John C. Stennis Lock & Dam in Columbus on Saturday.
1. Habitat for Humanity provides home for beloved CHS manager COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Shots fired at Columbus Sprint Mart COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Area high school students earn national scholarships COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY