Mississippi -- the "birthplace of the blues" -- has produced more Grammy winning musicians than the next five states combined.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway will not appeal two misdemeanor simple assault convictions handed down in Oktibbeha County Justice Court in August, his attorney, Roy Carpenter, confirmed Thursday.
The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus will hold a town hall meeting Saturday at the Starkville Sportsplex, one of a series of town halls the group has been holding throughout the state since the end of the legislative session in April.
Columbus police have arrested a Columbus man for allegedly stealing a vehicle.
Mard Inc., formerly known as KiOR Inc., and its former CEO, Fred Cannon, have settled charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission regarding information in the company's initial public offering, according to a report in the Houston Business Journal.
Anita Lindsey Bush lost her daughter in 2008 to what she called a crime of passion.
Donald Trump says he took the moral high ground at the first presidential debate by not mentioning the infidelities of former President Bill Clinton.
John Morales was interning for Bernie Sanders' campaign when the longshot Democratic candidate's hopes started to fade in the spring. That's when Libertarian Gary Johnson caught his interest.
Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton is making "nasty" ads about him. Most of Clinton's commercials about Trump, though, merely include clips of him speaking.
A judge will decide whether authorities can continue holding a teenager arrested after a school shooting that left two students and a teacher wounded and a tiny South Carolina community coping with the aftermath.
The White House saw it coming, but still it stung.
A bitterly divided Congress adjourned Thursday for the election, having accomplished little more than the bare minimum, with lawmakers looking ahead to a lame-duck session and a weighty to-do list already piling up for next year.
The Obama administration failed to follow the president's health care law in a $5 billion dispute over compensating insurers for high costs from seriously ill patients, Congress' investigative arm said Thursday.
Lowndes County District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks is threatening to sue the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau if the board does not pay the second half of a $7,500 grant it awarded for the local Juneteenth festival.
Ricky Ball's family has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Columbus and several Columbus Police Department officers.
Monica Banks, Oktibbeha County's first African-American chancery clerk elected to office, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus Friday, Lowndes County Coroner Greg Merchant confirmed.
Lowndes County supervisors and Columbus city officials will meet at 9:30 a.m. Monday in the lower level of the Trotter Convention Center to discuss the future of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority.
Darryl Strawberry has a powerful message and he wants it to be heard, especially by college students.
A Mississippi state senator's son is facing another Golden Triangle felony charge, according to court documents.
Today is National Coffee Day and local coffee shops will be offering customers special deals.
1. Oktibbeha County Chancery Clerk Monica Banks dies STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Ricky Ball Shooting: Ball family sues city, CPD officers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Columbus drops $16K on complaint defenses COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CAFB to host civilian 'fly-in' COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY