Columbus Fire and Rescue Capt. Richard McBride received recognition as the Firefighter of the Year on Thursday at the Columbus Exchange Club meeting.
Columbus Police Department officers are searching for an armed robbery suspect who allegedly held up a Sprint Mart on Highway 45 North Thursday.
Mississippi University for Women has been given the approval to name two buildings in honor of a pair of educators who devoted almost 60 years of combined experience in shaping the lives of students from age 6 to their 20s.
A local man is being treated at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson after being shot in the chest in Columbus Thursday night.
Photography is more than a hobby for Starkville mothers and Mississippi State University researchers Jennifer Seltzer and Diana Outlaw. It's a way to understand and connect with their autistic children.
On the first Thursday of every month, Josephine Ward goes to OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville and spends an hour with people like her.
After addressing minimum pay standards and progression plans this term, the Starkville Board of Aldermen authorized a new staffing study that will position the incoming administration to continue tinkering with personnel issues beyond next year.
Southern Cross Transmission has invited local construction companies and other area businesses to a vendor fair Tuesday related to a proposed $700 million wind energy transmission line that may run through the Golden Triangle.
The Columbus Lowndes Chamber of Commerce has announced new members and new officers for the 2016-18 term.
A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law that banned the state's Medicaid program from spending money with any health care provider that offers abortions.
Donald Trump has stepped back only slightly from his refusal to say during his debate with Hillary Clinton whether he would concede if he loses on Election Day, failing to stem the criticism that flowed from Republicans and Democrats over an attitude some contended struck at the heart of American democracy.
A Mississippi county has had enough of the creepy clown craze, at least until after Halloween.
The final faceoff between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump reached 71.6 million television viewers, meaning two of the three most-watched presidential debates in history occurred during this campaign.
The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a white-tie gala in New York that is often the last time the two presidential nominees share a stage before Election Day, is traditionally a time when campaign hostilities are set aside.
A U.S. military member assisting Iraqi forces in their push to retake Mosul was killed by a roadside bomb Thursday, marking the first American combat casualty in the campaign to oust the Islamic State group from its last major stronghold in northern Iraq.
Ward 4 Councilman Marty Turner has filed a petition for preliminary injunction against the city of Columbus and Mayor Robert Smith.
Golden Triangle school districts maintained their ratings for the 2015-16 school year despite facing a third new test in three years.
After six years at Mississippi State, Martin Kinsey's next few months are all about tying up some loose ends.
Former Starkville Alderman Frank Davis says he's once again prepared launch a door-to-door petition drive in Oktibbeha County in an effort to force any potential OCH Regional Medical Center transaction to a countywide vote.
Starkville Main Street is gaining another new face in the historic State Theatre building.
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