An otherwise amicable town hall meeting Monday briefly became chippy when a Columbus councilman accused a former political opponent of lying about his address.
A teenager accused of threatening a crowd at a public park with an AR-15 is in custody at Lowndes County Adult Detention Center for attempted aggravated assault.
Two Columbus teens are charged with burglary of a commercial building for allegedly breaking into a local business last week and stealing 20 guns.
Three candidates vying to succeed former District 38 Rep. Tyrone Ellis will have a chance to make their cases to the public at a forum set for Thursday at Mississippi State University.
A 21-year-old Columbus man faces charges of burglary and touching a child for lustful purposes after he allegedly entered a neighbor's home and assaulted a child younger than 14.
Elvis Presley fans and collectors have an unusual opportunity to bid on a link to musical history when 16.5 acres in Tupelo previously owned by Presley family members come up for auction Nov. 11.
The jury in the tense murder trial of a Mississippi man charged with setting a 19-year-old friend on fire and leaving her to die handed a bailiff a note: They have reached a verdict. What followed was confusion.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was captured and held by the Taliban for five years after walking away from his post in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty Monday to desertion and endangering his comrades -- charges that could put him behind bars for the rest of his life.
President Donald Trump said Monday that he believes Cuba is responsible for unexplained, invisible attacks in Cuba that have harmed American government workers.
Carlton Rhodes saw a need for extra teaching materials in his classrooms.
According to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES), there are 4,130 eligible workers in the Golden Triangle without a job.
Deputies with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office are seeking a suspect who allegedly pointed at AR-15 at attendees of a Saturday night event at the Plum Grove Community Center in the southern part of the county.
A second day of jury deliberation starts today in the trial of a Mississippi man charged in the burning death of a woman.
Facing a potential Republican primary battle in 2018, U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi is stepping up his praise of President Donald Trump, who won the state with 58 percent of the vote last November.
A Clay County man convicted of beating a Marine in West Point three years ago will spend five years in prison.
Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins asked Lowndes County Board of Supervisors for a resolution backing the renewal of the county's 2-percent restaurant sales tax Friday.
Executives from Retail Strategies updated aldermen on the progress of retail recruitment efforts for Starkville during a Friday afternoon work session.
The significance of hailing Starkville Police Department's long-awaited move into its new headquarters on a Friday the 13th wasn't lost on former mayor Parker Wiseman.
An Oktibbeha County supervisor who openly supports selling OCH Regional Medical Center has gone to extraordinary lengths in an effort to prove she's not deliberately misleading voters for personal gain.
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