The 20th Market Street Festival wrapped up early Saturday evening after being blessed with what is often called "Chamber of Commerce" weather.
Lowndes County residents will go to the polls May 12 to vote on a proposed bond issue for the Lowndes County School District worth $44 million.
David Owen, a Columbus attorney, had a surprise for Market Street Festival attendees downtown Saturday. He helped them register to vote.
Rural Lowndes County has seen a steady downtick of violent crime and property crime in recent year, according to Sheriff Mike Arledge.
First Baptist Church of Starkville will hold the dedication of its new children's building on Lafayette Street today.
The eagle atop the Mississippi Capitol has a new golden glow.
With the demand for skilled and educated employees in the health field increasing, Mississippi University for Women will begin offering health care management education opportunities in the fall.
State troopers say an inattentive driver caused a crash that killed a west Alabama school bus driver.
Mississippi sheriffs say they are dismayed and puzzled by Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher's decision to abolish a program that sends inmates to 30 county jails.
The wife of former Mississippi prison chief Chris Epps isn't ready to give up the Flowood house that her husband agreed to forfeit as part of a guilty plea in a bribery scheme.
About 100 candles lit up the area around the Bryan Green Gazebo on Mississippi University for Women's campus Thursday night as students, faculty and Columbus community members held a candlelight vigil to honor the country of Nepal.
Everything about the most famous boxer in the world screams "Vegas" -- the money, fame, headlines, and glitz. Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s roots, though, appear to trace to Monroe County.
In the past two months, 24 Golden Triangle parents and community members graduated from a course that educates parents on the inner workings of public schools.
Grammy Award-winning bluesman Taj Mahal canceled his band's Tuesday show in Meridian after doctors ordered the 72-year-old performer to rest after he recently fell ill with the flu.
Starkville residents can enjoy two outdoor events Saturday as the community market begins its summer season and the city's arts council hosts a Main Street art walk.
Fresh croissants emerged from a popular bakery and were quickly snapped up.
A common type of pesticide is dramatically harming wild bees, according to a new in-the-field study that outside experts say may help shift the way the U.S. government looks at a controversial class of chemicals.
This city once known as Saigon was blanketed in red banners on Thursday that read "Long Live the Glorious Communist Party of Vietnam," 40 years after northern forces seized control of the country and America walked away from a divisive and bloody war that remains a painful sore.
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