A former Columbus police officer involved in the October shooting death of Ricky Ball has filed a lawsuit against the city claiming he was wrongfully terminated.
Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi has hired 300 employees and hopes to hire 500 -- most from the Golden Triangle region -- by the end of 2016.
A recently-filed brief by the city of Columbus claims that the Mississippi Ethics Commission overstepped its bounds when it ruled that the mayor and city council violated the state's Open Meetings Act.
Columbus Municipal School District will soon have a way to track students for success as young as kindergarten.
On Monday, the Columbus Police Department recognized two of its officers for their work reviving a shooting victim outside the Princess Theater early Sunday morning.
Starkville firefighters are providing an additional service to business owners with courtesy walkthroughs that identify potential fire code violations.
Starkville officials are asking residents to attend a three-day set of meetings designed to gather public input for its park system's master planning efforts.
Columbus poet Kendall Dunkelberg will publish his third collection, titled "Barrier Island Suite," in March.
For the fourth consecutive year, families of current Mississippi State students are invited to visit campus to learn more about the university experience and Bulldog family.
More than half the people killed last year by house fires in Mississippi were in homes without working smoke alarms, the Mississippi State Fire Marshal's Office said.
Two guns were used in a shooting that killed two men and injured four other people after a Mardi Gras parade in Mississippi, but investigators don't know how many people fired them, the police chief said Monday.
A Continental AG tire executive said Monday that the company is likely to make a mix of heavy truck and passenger vehicle tires at the $1.45 billion factory it plans near Clinton, saying the company has been unable to satisfy demand in North America despite rapid expansion in recent years.
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary today with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would lend needed credibility to the unexpected contenders' pursuit of their parties' nomination.
A man is in stable condition after he was shot early Sunday morning in downtown Columbus, according to officials with the Columbus Police Department.
Chris McDill, a local artist and craftsman, died yesterday after a lengthy illness.
Several forthcoming pieces of legislation seek to rename portions of Golden Triangle highways after longtime local legislators.
Dr. Robert Luckett, director of the Margaret Walker Center for the Study of the African-American Experience at Jackson State University, will present "This Is My Century: Margaret Walker and the Black Arts Movement" at 7:30 p.m. Friday at The W's Poindexter Hall.
Four Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science students are among 4,000 candidates selected across the U.S. for their test scores and academic achievement to qualify for the U.S. Presidential Scholar Award, which recognizes the most distinguished graduating seniors in the nation.
The four candidates running for the Ward 5 seat on the Columbus City Council spoke at Hunt Museum during the Mississippi Derby Tea Social on Saturday.
A Columbus child was struck by a car while riding a bicycle near Seventh Street North on Saturday.
1. McDill, popular artist and craftsman, dies at 33 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Downtown shooting injures one COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Columbus child struck by vehicle COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Stansbury looks to jettison lake lease STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Ward 5 candidates outline goals, platforms COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY