Surrendering to Russia's inexorable seizure of Crimea, Ukraine announced plans Wednesday for mass troop withdrawals from the strategic peninsula as Moscow-loyal forces seized control of Kiev's naval headquarters here and detained its commander.
It's been nearly a decade since the latest round of military base realignment and closures (BRAC) resulted in the decommission of nine military bases in the U.S. Now, the Department of Defense is pushing for more base closures beginning in 2017.
A Columbus man has been arrested after a game warden said he observed the man molesting a child at a state park.
Columbus Federal Programs Director Travis Jones was suspended 15 days without pay and voluntarily demoted himself to a project coordinator position within the office Tuesday.
A $20 million development along Miss. Highway 12's frontage area will soon hold a seven-space retail center and a full-service, 117-bed Holiday Inn, Cotton Mill Marketplace Developer Mark Nicholas confirmed Tuesday to aldermen.
Millenials and Baby-Boomers: Mawmaw may soon be sending you a Facebook friend request.
Have some heavy freight that needs to be weighed? The City of Vernon will soon have an industrial scale open to public use.
Traffic on U.S. Highway 45 South from Carson Road to four miles south of U.S. Highway 82 will be switched Thursday morning for more road and bridge work.
The West Point Board of Selectmen has authorized the hiring of four new police officers plus three new patrol vehicles and two unmarked cars for criminal investigators.
Viking Range Corp. has announcement more layoffs in Greenwood.
Four months after she started work, Carey Wright's position as Mississippi's state superintendent of education is official.
Mississippi senators on Tuesday rejected a proposal to give a $1,000 pay raise to all state employees, but a top budget writer said legislators still might consider a raise for lower-paid government workers.
Clarissa Dickson Wright, a vivid and outspoken British television personality who found fame as half of the food-loving duo "Two Fat Ladies," has died at the age of 66.
Crimea's self-defense forces today stormed the Ukrainian navy headquarters in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, taking possession without resistance a day after Russia signed a treaty with local authorities to annex the region.
The plane must be somewhere. But the same can be said for Amelia Earhart's.
Cancer patients relieved that they can get insurance coverage because of the new health care law may be disappointed to learn that some the nation's best cancer hospitals are off-limits.
Two deputies with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department were shot and another injured Tuesday afternoon in a residential area of New Hope.
The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors unanimously appointed Lester King to serve as its treasurer during its meeting Monday. Also, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors appointed Brock Reynolds to replace Wise as its business and industry appointee.
Columbus Fire and Rescue Chief Kenneth Moore will retire at the end of the month. Mayor Robert Smith announced Moore's retirement at a press conference Monday afternoon.
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