Adeline Rollins was born on Dec. 6, 2016, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus. But in a very real sense, life will begin for the little girl on Tuesday at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
After almost a year on the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board of Trustees, Melissa Luckett is stepping away.
A police response to a disturbance call ended with a Starkville man in jail for attacking a police officer.
Starkville aldermen will likely call for a pair of public hearings on creating a leisure and entertainment district when they meet on Tuesday.
Federal and state agents are investigating the death of an African-American man found hanging from a tree in Mississippi.
In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel has accused 13 Russians of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton.
A 15-year-old boy accused of opening fire inside his Kentucky high school will be tried as an adult on murder charges.
The FBI received a tip last month that the suspect in the Florida school shooting had a "desire to kill" and access to guns and could be plotting an attack, but agents failed to investigate, the agency said Friday.
A Cajun seafood restaurant is coming to the former Chili's location in Columbus, The Dispatch has confirmed.
Investigators with Lowndes County Sheriff's Office are searching for a suspect in a felony child abuse case.
A social media post claiming a student had a gun at Armstrong Middle School caused "panic and confusion" on Thursday, but students and employees remained safe through the day, according to district officials.
By the end of 2019, Lowndes County will have more $55 million in new, state-of-the art workforce training facilities.
A Lowndes County jury has found the defendant in a sexual battery case guilty of robbing a local convenience store at gunpoint, forcing the two employees on duty into a back room, sexually assaulting them and then driving one to West Point in February 2015.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors have made it unanimous.
A major mixed-space residential project is closer being underway at Mississippi State University after getting an OK from the State Institutions of Higher Learning on Thursday.
Local law enforcement agencies have denied receiving any reports of rape around Highway 389 in response to a social media post.
State officials said Thursday that a record 83 percent of Mississippi seniors graduated on time from high school in 2016-2017, even as some lawmakers demand an end to subject tests that affect whether students can graduate.
For a brief moment after the Las Vegas massacre last fall, Republicans and Democrats in Congress talked about taking a rare step to tighten the nation's gun laws. Four months later, the only gun legislation that has moved in the House or Senate instead eases restrictions for gun owners.
Declaring the nation united and grieving with "one heavy heart," President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and "the difficult issue of mental health" in response to the deadly shooting in Florida. He made no mention of the scourge of gun violence.
The massacre at a Florida high school is again raising concerns about whether the FBI missed signs that might have stopped a mass shooting.
1. Cannizaro out as MSU baseball coach STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Petition calls for Baptist to reinstate privileges for longtime OBGYN COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Aldermen shoot down Pride parade request STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Defendant sentenced to 40 years for second-degree murder COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Police make attempted kidnapping arrest STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY