A Starkville man was sentenced to eight years in federal prison Wednesday after pleading guilty this spring to one count of conspiring to support the Islamic State.
In the computer lab at Stokes-Beard Elementary School, fourth graders sat in pairs Tuesday morning with their heads bent toward computer screens.
A Columbus man was arrested for an Aug. 17 burglary when he arrived at the Lowndes County Courthouse to face indictments for other felony charges, including a previous burglary.
Clay County Sheriff's Office is working to untangle a complicated web in an "arson for hire" plot.
This month, the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board selected an architecture and a design firm to transform the old Elks Building into a children's discovery center and museum.
The 12th annual Travis Outlaw Day is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at McKee Park and features a number of outdoor events aimed at bringing the community together.
Local non-profit groups and event organizers have until 5 p.m. Friday to submit applications for Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau's annual sponsorship grants.
A Starkville man was charged with aggravated assault Monday after he allegedly shot his girlfriend in the back of the head last week.
Columbus police have arrested two more suspects in an ongoing cyberstalking case.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK will officially announce Plum Creek Environmental Technologies' West Point expansion on Aug. 31.
The driver of a pickup was taken to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with unknown injuries Wednesday at about 8:15 a.m. following a collision between his truck and another pickup at the intersection of Highway 45 North and the Kroger Grocery Store parking lot near 18th Ave. North.
A top staffer for Mississippi's only Democratic member of Congress faces charges of tax evasion.
A group suing over how Mississippi's charter schools are funded and governed is pushing for a quick ruling in the case.
Mississippi's ACT scores fell sharply in the first year that all public school seniors in the Magnolia State took the test.
Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his message beyond arenas filled with white supporters and venture into the inner cities.
Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana "even after the TV cameras leave" on a visit aimed in part at stemming campaign-season criticism that he's been slow to respond to the disaster.
Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he is open to "softening" laws dealing with immigrants in the country illegally, the latest sign that the Republican presidential nominee is considering easing the hardline stance he has taken since the beginning of his campaign.
More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money -- either personally or through companies or groups -- to the Clinton Foundation.
A planned Bud and Burgers fundraiser for the Columbus Main Street Association has been canceled.
Ever since she began teaching math at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science eight years ago, Lauren Zarandona has been applying for the national Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
1. MSMS teacher wins national award for math, science teachers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Suspected burglar arrested at courthouse COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Bud and Burgers event canceled COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Oktibbeha road plan draft calls for $2M in work STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. MUW planning new culinary arts building COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY