Main Street Columbus has postponed its annual Christmas Tree Lighting event due to the threat of severe weather.
Starkville's annual Christmas parade will not be held this year after the threat of bad weather forced the Greater Starkville Development Partnership to cancel Monday's event.
Law enforcement agents from across the area are searching for an escaped Calhoun County inmate after his getaway vehicle was found in Oktibbeha County.
Columbus police have launched a homicide investigation after authorities found a body near a burned car in south Columbus early this morning.
At first blush, the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program might seem like a pretty simple affair.
Throughout 23 years of service in the United States Air Force, Clay County native Leroy Alford always had one plan - to move back to the land where he grew up outside West Point.
One week before Thanksgiving, Ayandria Barry sat in a hospital in Virginia receiving chemotherapy treatment.
With the Lowndes County Circuit Court in session, defendants from all over the county are coming to the courthouse for trials, sentencing and other hearings -- or just to check in with their attorneys and the judges.
Sixteen-year-old Justina, left, and her 15-year-old sister, Chelsey, right, from Palmer Home for Children, prepare the 3,700 poinsettia plants in their green houses to be delivered to their customers by Monday.
Oktibbeha County Road Manager Victor Collins' recent request for slight pay increases for eight of his workers could lead supervisors to discuss the county's overall policies on raises next month.
Voters will decide the winners in two judicial race runoff elections Tuesday. Polls will be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Delta State University wasn't going to raise tuition next fall, but President Bill LaForge said state budget cuts changed the university's mind.
President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday condemned a growing push to force recounts in three states pivotal to his Nov. 8 victory, confronting the Green Party-backed effort for the first time even as he worked to address key Cabinet vacancies.
The white man charged in the shooting deaths of nine black parishioners at a South Carolina church last year is competent to stand trial, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Fidel Castro, who led his bearded rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half-century of rule in Cuba, has died at age 90.
As Liberty University grew from a tiny Baptist college into a touchstone institution for evangelicals, it also became a hub of conservative politics, a revolving door of politicians and their surrogates courting young voters.
President-elect Donald Trump's proposals would modestly cut income taxes for most middle-class Americans.
One woman is dead following a shooting in West Point early Friday morning.
Between Cyber Monday, Small Business Saturday and retailers opening their doors in advance on Thanksgiving Day this year, Black Friday in Columbus looked like most other shopping days close to Christmastime, except shoppers were out at 6 a.m.
Columbus Fire and Rescue's new Fire Station 4 could lower the city's fire rating, which could lead to lower insurance premiums for residents and attract more businesses.
1. SOCSD bans former teacher from campuses STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Armed robbery case ends in mistrial COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. War hero honored during graveside service COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Sunday fire damages EMCC's Mayhew campus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY