Columbus poet Kendall Dunkelberg will publish his third collection, titled "Barrier Island Suite," in March.
For the fourth consecutive year, families of current Mississippi State students are invited to visit campus to learn more about the university experience and Bulldog family.
More than half the people killed last year by house fires in Mississippi were in homes without working smoke alarms, the Mississippi State Fire Marshal's Office said.
Two guns were used in a shooting that killed two men and injured four other people after a Mardi Gras parade in Mississippi, but investigators don't know how many people fired them, the police chief said Monday.
A Continental AG tire executive said Monday that the company is likely to make a mix of heavy truck and passenger vehicle tires at the $1.45 billion factory it plans near Clinton, saying the company has been unable to satisfy demand in North America despite rapid expansion in recent years.
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary today with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would lend needed credibility to the unexpected contenders' pursuit of their parties' nomination.
A man is in stable condition after he was shot early Sunday morning in downtown Columbus, according to officials with the Columbus Police Department.
Chris McDill, a local artist and craftsman, died yesterday after a lengthy illness.
Several forthcoming pieces of legislation seek to rename portions of Golden Triangle highways after longtime local legislators.
Dr. Robert Luckett, director of the Margaret Walker Center for the Study of the African-American Experience at Jackson State University, will present "This Is My Century: Margaret Walker and the Black Arts Movement" at 7:30 p.m. Friday at The W's Poindexter Hall.
Four Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science students are among 4,000 candidates selected across the U.S. for their test scores and academic achievement to qualify for the U.S. Presidential Scholar Award, which recognizes the most distinguished graduating seniors in the nation.
The four candidates running for the Ward 5 seat on the Columbus City Council spoke at Hunt Museum during the Mississippi Derby Tea Social on Saturday.
A Columbus child was struck by a car while riding a bicycle near Seventh Street North on Saturday.
A season is drawing to a close for Patricia Brock.
Former Mississippi State University basketball coach Rick Stansbury wants to jettison his Oktibbeha County Lake lease and sell Starkville Wet N Wild waterpark and its associated campground improvements to the county.
The Lowndes County Circuit Clerk's office is now providing absentee ballots for the primary election in March.
Officers with the Columbus Police Department at press time Saturday evening were still searching for two men accused of robbing residents at a Maple Street apartment in East Columbus on Friday night.
The final pieces are coming together for commercial air service to start again in Tupelo, five months after the last carrier left.
An Associated Press analysis finds that the package of state aid and tax abatements to attract a $1.45 billion, 2,500-job Continental AG tire plant to Hinds County is worth approximately $600 million, and probably more.
Budget problems are forcing the Mississippi Department of Corrections to cut the state inmate population at county regional jails.
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