The United Way will hold its "Little Hands, Big Trucks" event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Columbus Soccer Complex.
The candidates atop the GOP presidential field are ramping up political attacks aimed at Muslims, a move designed to appeal to hardline conservatives.
An 18-year-old man wanted by Starkville police for questioning turned himself in to authorities Thursday without incident.
The Senate Banking Committee endorsed a bill Thursday to lift the four-decade-old ban on crude oil exports, the latest sign of congressional support for legislation that President Barack Obama opposes.
Armed with multiple guns, a 26-year-old man walked into a morning writing class at the community college in this rural Oregon town and opened fire, hitting some students with multiple gunshots.
A grim President Barack Obama says the U.S. has "become numb" to mass shootings like Thursday's incident in Oregon, where 26-year-old gunman killed 9 people at Umpqua Community College.
Potential voters who take their curiosity about presidential candidates to Google are interested in Hillary Rodham Clinton's age, Jeb Bush's height, Chris Christie's weight, Donald Trump's net worth, Carly Fiorina's marital status and Bobby Jindal's birthplace.
Hurricane Joaquin is locked in a dance with an extraordinarily heavy rainstorm that is already drenching the Carolinas.
Barrett Donahoe's office is like many high school football coaches in the area.
Beginning today, businesses that accept credit card payments must be equipped to receive charges from chip-embedded cards or face liability for fraudulent transactions.
The president of East Mississippi Community College has suspended the school's football coach for two games following an on-field altercation last weekend between the coach and an alternate official.
There is a new watering hole in Columbus.
A Starkville man now faces multiple burglary charges after he was arrested for the second time in September.
A long-range planning exercise could determine future upgrades and expansion for Starkville Parks and Recreation's facilities.
Lowndes County supervisors signed off on a variety of requests linked to a pair of major projects during a board meeting Wednesday.
Some non-violent drug offenders could get reduced prison sentences under a bipartisan Senate package that would overhaul the criminal justice system and encourage rehabilitation.
The private meeting Pope Francis held with defiant Kentucky clerk Kim Davis is a strong papal endorsement of religious resistance to gay marriage, but it doesn't necessarily mean he approves of how she's waged her fight, experts said Wednesday.
The Kansas City Barbeque Society will hold its 14th annual Roast-N-Boast at the Columbus Fairgrounds on Friday and Saturday.
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