Turkish police captured the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year's nightclub attack in Istanbul, with officials saying today that he's an Uzbekistan national who trained in Afghanistan and confessed to the massacre.
Thanks to Shell Oil, with a major assist from one of its distributors, Dutch Oil of Columbus, two area organizations devoted to helping men and women recover from drug/alcohol dependence will be getting a financial shot in the arm this month.
Lowndes County supervisors unanimously approved a new lease to allow AbilityWorks to continue using its current facility near the Columbus-Lowndes Airport.
As Gov. Phil Bryant cut state budgets by $51 million last week, he and Republican lawmakers went through the ritual obligations of sorrow and dismay.
The Lowndes County School District elected new officers to its board on Jan. 13 at its regular meeting.
Every third Monday in January, Arkansas state offices are closed in observance of an unlikely holiday: the shared birthdays of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after, but how many will actually arrive to party or protest is an open question.
When Tupelo native Tina Mabry decided to go to Hollywood more than 15 years ago, her goal was to tell stories she believed in.
Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures on Sunday in Michigan to hear Sen. Bernie Sanders denounce Republican efforts to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, one of dozens of rallies Democrats staged across the country to highlight opposition.
After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth."
His inauguration days away, President-elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress who are vowing to skip his swearing-in ceremony.
Sending a forceful message to Israel's prime minister and the incoming Trump administration, dozens of countries called Sunday on Israel and the Palestinians to revive work toward long-elusive peace -- including an independent Palestinian state.
Yokohama's tire manufacturing operation in West Point is asking the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality to modify its wastewater pretreatment permit to allow for more zinc discharge.
A legal challenge against a recent zoning change, implemented by the Starkville Board of Aldermen, will delay the development of a 360-acre industrial park, Golden Triangle Development LINK Chief Executive Officer Joe Max Higgins confirmed Friday.
A Pontotoc man was sentenced to 22 years in prison with 10 suspended, 12 to serve for two counts of aggravated DUI.
The future of an electric car maker that once had grand promises for a corner of the Mississippi Delta is growing even murkier.
Former Mississippi Gov. William Winter has been released from a hospital six days after he fell on his icy driveway and injured his head.
The city of Biloxi has sparked a debate about the holiday honoring the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. after announcing on social media that city offices would be closed Monday for "Great Americans Day."
A new Furniture Academy in Mississippi is designed to give workers the skills they need for manufacturing jobs.
Donald Trump tore into civil rights legend John Lewis for questioning the legitimacy of the Republican billionaire's White House victory.
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