A 30-acre plot of land that was once home to the Ceco Metal Building Systems plant on Highway 45 has a new owner.
Supervisors unanimously voted to name Roger Short the county's interim recreation manager Friday. The vote follows the board tabling the matter on Monday, because the county had not created a job description for the position.
Tensions mounted in the Columbus mayoral race last week between incumbent Robert Smith and one of his challengers, former city police chief Selvain McQueen, as both accused the other of unprofessionalism and dirty politics.
A judge on Friday ordered Volkswagen to pay a $2.8 billion criminal penalty in the United States for cheating on diesel emissions tests, blessing a deal negotiated by the government for a "massive fraud" orchestrated by the German automaker.
Chances are you haven't heard the last of Bill O'Reilly. He'll have options, and retirement seems unlikely.
Young immigrants brought to the U.S. as children and now in the country illegally can "rest easy," President Donald Trump says, telling the "dreamers" they will not be targets for deportation under his immigration policies.
The top government lawyers from 19 states are telling President Donald Trump and the Republican leaders of Congress not to pass health insurance changes that would stop the flow of federal drug treatment money.
Lawmakers returning to Washington this coming week will find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget deadline dramatized by the prospect of a protracted battle between President Donald Trump and Democrats over his border wall.
Heather Evans drove up from her home in Kemper County to Columbus Thursday to spend the day with her daughter, Hannah, a freshman at Mississippi University for Women.
Cheyanne Allred was shocked to hear her name called.
A Clay County man has been indicted for possession of child pornography.
Incoming Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Eddie Peasant says he's committed to creating a 21st century school district that prepares students for future job markets many have yet to envision.
Three empty chairs sat in front of constituents during a town hall meeting at the Oktibbeha County Chancery Courthouse in Starkville Thursday evening, in what was meant to be a discussion between citizens and their U.S. congressional delegation. Indivisible Golden Triangle staged the town hall, inviting Sen. Thad Cochran, Rep. Gregg Harper and Sen. Roger Wicker. All three declined. The questions constituents would have asked the men were written down and will be delivered to their respective offices.
The U.S. Marshal Task Force, along with local law enforcement agents, served warrants on a Starkville man Thursday for residential burglary and shooting into a dwelling.
The major protests in Washington that have greeted President Donald Trump's first year in office are set to return in force, continuing an already expensive year for city officials who work to keep people safe during mass gatherings.
Teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones -- which could explain why they're the biggest and most frequent users of mobile-friendly social media apps Snapchat and Instagram.
Mississippi's governor has vetoed a criminal justice bill because of a typographical error that he says could have unintended consequences.
Mississippi does not need to spend $50,000 on a public relations campaign to tell people that wild hogs are dangerous, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said this week in blocking part of a budget bill.
Acoustic sensors mounted on lampposts and telephone poles picked up the crack of gunfire and rapidly enabled police to zero in on where it was coming from.
1. Anti-McQueen ads could violate state law COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Two women accused in separate embezzlement cases COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Candidates attack absent mayor at forum COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Smith campaign raises near $20K COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY