Voters in Amory will decide Oct. 14 whether to legalize the sale of alcoholic beverages.
The Tupelo City Council has approved an ordinance that bans the use of e-cigarettes at most restaurants and businesses.
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them, officials say.
In 2011, just after James Foley was released from the Libyan prison where he'd been held for six weeks, he acknowledged the peril journalists face covering the world's most dangerous places, soberly conceding that a mistake could mean death.
Women are a growing force in the business world, but if they own a company, they may still struggle to get a loan from a bank.
Jackie Chan apologized to the public Wednesday over his son's detention on drug charges in Beijing, saying he's ashamed and saddened.
A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his job.
At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged today from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said.
Family Dollar is rebuffing Dollar General's takeover bid, citing antitrust issues. The discounter's board remains supportive of its existing deal with Dollar Tree.
A lover's quarrel led to a woman being gunned down in a Columbus parking lot early Sunday, according to the shooting suspect's family. Tarkesha Carter, 25, is charged in the shooting death of 27-year-old Brittany Foster.
Expect to begin seeing some major road and drainage work on 14th Avenue North in October. Columbus councilmen accepted a bid from Colom Construction Tuesday of $755,394 for the long-awaited improvement project.
The Jackson Veteran Mobile Clinic was in the Walmart parking lot Tuesday. It was in town to provide counseling for local combat veterans.
The Golden Triangle sales tax revenue uptick continues. For the fourth month in a row, revenue was up in Columbus, Starkville and West Point.
Workers are expected to replace Starkville's 13,002 electric and 11,037 water meters with automated, usage-measuring devices in 2016 after city aldermen approved an implementation plan that is not expected to increase either utilities' rates.
Highway 50 will be shut down from 10 p.m. tonight until at least 4 a.m. Thursday for the installation of a water line crossing for the Love's truck stop.
1. Two local nonprofits get Dutch Oil grants COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Man arrested after allegedly shooting into murder victim's home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local attorney invited to inauguration COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Columbus hires police consultant COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY