In April 2013, Friends of the Library for the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library kicked off an endowment campaign to support the library's children's programs.
After coming under fire for its special education model over the past year, the Columbus Municipal School District has increased its efforts to make corrections and improvements.
Work is well under way on a major paving project for Columbus.
An Oktibbeha County justice court judge is recovering after he was injured Sunday in a three-car accident.
A Caledonia man is in custody at the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center for allegedly stealing a friend's pick-up truck.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday that he expects a consulting firm to submit its recommendations for changing Mississippi's education funding formula in about a week or so.
Facing a week of high-profile tests for his administration-in-waiting, President-elect Donald Trump predicted Monday that all of his Cabinet picks would win Senate confirmation even as Democrats charged that Trump's team was ignoring standard vetting protocol.
Growing numbers of Republicans showed discomfort Monday over obliterating President Barack Obama's health care overhaul without having a replacement to show voters.
With steamy nights, sticky days and torrential downpours, last year went down as one of the warmest and wildest weather years on record in the United States.
Joyce Brown was 12 when her parents first took her to visit the "drive-thru tree," a giant sequoia in California famous for a car-sized hole carved into the base of its trunk.
Officers with the Columbus Police Department arrested two last week for allegedly using stolen credit cards at local businesses.
While one Golden Triangle city mulls a short-term billboard ban, another has had one in place for more than a decade.
While a study by the Mississippi State Extension Service forecasts a possible farm crisis for 2017, local farmers hold a more optimistic view, thanks to what they believe will be a strong cotton crop.
Four candidates have qualified for November's special election for Oktibbeha County's chancery clerk position.
A Starkville man faces a felony drug charge after he was picked up by U.S. marshals serving an unrelated warrant Thursday.
Mississippi State University and Starkville Area Habitat for Humanity officially welcomed Lena and LaShay Evans into their new home Friday.
When Jane Jordan was a little girl, she showed cows she'd raised at the fair on the Columbus Fairgrounds where her father, Robert Burns, was property manager.
Friday's icy weather led to an abundance of issues for travelers on area highways.
An eleven-year-old in Amory is in custody at a juvenile detention center after he allegedly threatened a man with a gun.
The Mississippi Department of Human Services says it has increased by 50 percent the share of federal welfare money used to subsidize child care for low-income families.
2. CPD opens investigation into alleged Jack's incident COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Thriving neighborhood watches becoming more effective COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Industrial park legal challenge will delay project STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY