Months after a former Columbus school was designated for State Landmark status, Columbus Municipal School District plans to apply for the same designation for its sister school, district officials said Friday.
State representatives last week affirmed their support of Starkville's planned request to the Legislature for a 1-percent increase in food and beverage taxes when the next legislative session begins in January.
Candidates in Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff are competing with college football, Thanksgiving turkey and the mad dash of Christmas bargain hunting as they try to hold voters' attention.
A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row."
A steady stream of customers waited patiently in line Saturday at American Deli in Leigh Mall when Briana Jackson began her shift at 4 p.m.
Starkville resident James Bardwell had a choice. He could go to trial for sexual battery and two counts of being a convicted felon in possession of a weapon. Or, he could accept a plea agreement from the state to confess to the weapons charges, spend the next 18 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections and not have to register as a sex offender when released.
Nearly every time the board of trustees for Recovery House meets, Executive Director Stephanie Johnson is there with a letter from a woman who has been touched by the program.
The East Room of the White House -- with its vaulted ceilings, ornate chandeliers and gold curtains -- is the closest thing to a throne room the United States has.
A Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi is accepting an invitation to debate her Democratic opponent a week before the Nov. 27 runoff, but it was not immediately clear whether the event will happen.
For a Starkville brother-sister duo, a series of "wonderfully weird" coincidences will culminate with the premiere of a new home renovation show on HGTV.
As recently as four years ago, Ohio was just a place on a map and politics wasn't even on the radar for Allison Russo. But on Tuesday, Russo was elected to represent Ohio's 24th District in the statehouse, winning her first political campaign as a Democrat in her suburban Columbus, Ohio district.
The runoff picture for the Chancery District 14, Place 1 judgeship remained unclear Thursday evening after Oktibbeha County released updated vote totals.
An antebellum house in north Columbus is slated to be demolished.
When the Mississippi Legislature convenes in January, Lowndes County officials will ask for the right to assess taxes on businesses operating on Golden Triangle Regional Airport land, a move that will restore $800,000 in revenue for the county and its school district.
Two more stores are vacating Leigh Mall. The Cookie Store, once located by the mall's main entrance, has already shuttered, though a store representative could not be reached by press time.
Paula Drungole-Ellis cruised past Roy A. Perkins en route to the only clear victory in a trio of elections for the 14th Chancery District judge on Tuesday.
Voter turnout in Golden Triangle area counties Tuesday either approached or topped 50 percent, according to unofficial counts from circuit clerks' offices.
Columbus police are searching for a suspect who allegedly attacked a driver who gave him a ride on Thursday. The attack occurred about 7 p.m., according to a Columbus Police Department press release.
A Steens man is behind bars for multiple counts of child molestation.
1. American Deli cashiers speak out after mall melee COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. After 30 years of helping women at Recovery House, Johnson to retire COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CMSD explores designating Hunt a Historic Landmark COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY