A woman's body was found in Noxubee County Tuesday night.
Mayor Robert Smith said Tuesday he expects a five-month timeline for tracking the progress of Columbus police chief Oscar Lewis.
A man accused of killing a woman and burning her trailer pleaded guilty this week in Lowndes County Circuit Court to second-degree murder.
Columbus city councilmen unanimously approved a one-mil tax increase for Fiscal Year 2018 to help fund a $3.2 million urban renewal bond for the Columbus Redevelopment Authority.
Starkville mayoral candidate Johnny Moore's election challenge remains on hold after Special Circuit Judge Barry Ford stayed the matter ahead of an anticipated appeal from Mayor Lynn Spruill.
Historians in Mississippi say the Confederate battle emblem is a "symbol of racial terror" that needs to be stripped from the state flag.
Regulators and Mississippi Power Co. disagree over how much money the company should get for the functioning portion of its Kemper County power plant.
President Donald Trump opened his political rally in Phoenix with calls for unity and an assertion that "our movement is about love." Then he erupted in anger.
The Charlottesville City Council voted to drape two Confederate statues in black fabric during a chaotic meeting packed with irate residents who screamed and cursed at councilors over the city's response to a white nationalist rally.
The commander of the Navy's Asia-based 7th Fleet was dismissed Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions about its operations in the Pacific.
As North Korea vowed "merciless retaliation" against U.S.-South Korean military drills that it claims are an invasion rehearsal, senior U.S. military commanders today dismissed calls to pause or downsize exercises they called crucial to countering a clear threat from Pyongyang.
Stubborn clouds lingered over Mississippi State University's Drill Field for nearly 45 minutes leading to the Great American Eclipse's peak in Starkville.
Ward 3 Alderman David Little will not call for a non-binding public vote on two proposed changes to Starkville's alcohol ordinances after the Mississippi Secretary of State's Office informed him a November referendum must be paid for and administered by the city.
Columbus Police are seeking three suspects in connection with an alleged armed robbery Monday evening.
A man accused in a 20-year-old Columbus homicide has been indicted for one count of capital murder.
A potential property acquisition could move many of Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's administrative functions to the former Mississippi State Department of Health office on Lynn Lane and give Oktibbeha County supervisors access to surplus property.
Military investigators are trying to piece together the cause of a crash that killed 15 Marines and a sailor in Mississippi in July, but it could be a year or more until any information becomes public.
The University of Texas' abrupt decision to remove Confederate statues in the middle of the night after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, raises the question of whether other public universities, cities and towns across the state will follow its lead.
Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring U.S. troops must "fight to win."
2. Little rescinds call for alcohol referendum STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. SOCSD eyes new administrative home on Lynn Lane STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Man accused of killing, burning victim pleas COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Man accused of siccing pit bull on officer slated for trial COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY