A search is underway for a new chief executive officer for the Greater Starkville Development Partnership.
Golden Triangle Development LINK Chief Executive Officer Joe Max Higgins says he's pleased at the progress local entities are making to develop an almost 400-acre industrial park in Oktibbeha County, but minor changes to the site plan are possible.
Mississippi University for Women, Columbus antebellum homes, Waverly Mansion in West Point and Mississippi State University are just a few of the "haunted" historical places that appear in Alan Brown's new book "Ghosts of Mississippi's Golden Triangle," which he discussed during a book talk at the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library Monday.
Rural tourism doesn't come without challenges, according to Tom Chestnutt. Chief among them, he said, is community buy-in.
One suspect is in custody and West Point police are searching for a second in connection with an armed robbery at a convenience store Monday morning.
An ongoing drought is starting to damage some of Lowndes County's roads. County Road Manager Ronnie Burns said the drought is causing the ground to move, which is cracking paved roads.
Local and visiting trick-or-treaters and the parents of costumed, ghoulish creatures will gather downtown Friday for Pumpkinpalooza, the Greater Starkville Development Partnership's annual fall harvest festival and its signature New South Weekends event.
People have been disappearing from the old tax office behind Zachary's restaurant on Second Avenue North. A Columbus native named Dementia recently returned to town to look for her family, the building's most recent victims. She's asked the Columbus Police Department to investigate. And what they've found is nothing short of terrifying.
District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks is hoping a study on county wages across the state may help lead to higher wages for Lowndes County workers.
A fire consumed a house in the Sunset Subdivision near Starkville early Monday morning, according to Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan.
The city of Columbus is now accepting applications for a federally-funded housing improvement program.
Alcorn County is paying tribute to a former Mississippi judge and lawmaker who wrote a speech that's a classic example of political doubletalk.
An effort to change or rewrite Mississippi's school funding formula kicks off in earnest this week as representatives of EdBuild arrive in Jackson.
Former Central Intelligence Agency officer and author Valerie Plame highlighted the Welty Gala at Mississippi University for Women Friday night, where she pressed on gala attendees the importance of staying engaged in national conversations and challenging the government.
Methamphetamine arrests are on the rise in the Golden Triangle.
When narcotics agents in the Golden Triangle arrest a drug addict with several grams of ice methamphetamines, they're seeing the small-town result of a global industry dedicated to manufacturing and selling what is quickly becoming Mississippi's drug of choice.
There was a banquet Friday afternoon at the Bost Extension Center on the Mississippi State University campus. Ninety normally ravenous MSU students, mostly freshmen, gathered for the meal. But for once, nobody seemed to have much of an appetite.
When Armstrong Middle School Principal Tim Bourne offered eighth grader Tyquerius Doss an opportunity to stick to a wall in a Velcro suit, he didn't know quite to make of it at first.
The College Board is giving raises to presidents of four public universities.
The Tennessee Historical Commission is blocking a plan by Memphis city leaders to move a statue honoring a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader out of the downtown area.
1. Gregory resigns from Partnership leadership position STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Columbus police seek bank fraud suspect COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. CMS exhibits culture of giving COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Ex park ranger gets 5 years for child exploitation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Are ghosts haunting the Golden Triangle? COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY