The first paving projects included in the $4.5 million Columbus street improvement project are under way.
A former Sunday school teacher convicted of sexual battery has been denied a new trial by the state Court of Appeals.
Shawn O'Hara has a perfect record in Mississippi politics -- a string of more than a dozen losses over the past 25 years.
Halloween ghosts, ghouls and spooks of all ages are invited to "Howell at the Moon" with Mississippi State astronomers.
A captive British photojournalist has been used by the Islamic State group to take on the role of a war correspondent in the extremists' latest propaganda video.
More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Christians who preach that gay relationships are sinful.
With stock market gains replacing steep losses in the accounting ledger, Mississippi's main public employee pension fund posted stronger results last year.
Southern Co. says it will cost at least another $496 million to finish the power plant it's building in eastern Mississippi's Kemper County.
The mother of two slain children testified Tuesday that she trusted the youngsters would be cared for by her ex-husband, now on trial in their killings.
It's the stuff of a campaign manager's dream.
She has delivered the same 64-word speech eight times already, but Gabby Giffords is struggling to get through the ninth.
State transportation officials are investigating where faulty guardrails have been installed along Mississippi roadways.
AT&T is being sued by the government over allegations it misled millions of smartphone customers.
An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening.
In the Guinean village where the current West African Ebola outbreak began, 14 graves mark the spot where the lethal virus began to spiral out of control.
A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient was released Tuesday from a hospital isolation unit.
The design stage for the restoration of two downtown Columbus alleyways has begun.
A wireless provider seeking more favorable location guidelines for cell tower sites in Columbus will have to wait until next month to find out if its request will be granted.
What started as a dispute over a wandering cow left two people shot Monday.
1. Tax liens on judicial candidate exceed $550K COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Police standoff leads to 2 arrests COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Columbus man arrested for machete COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. District 17 candidates offer platforms at MUW debate COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY