The biblical film "Exodus: Gods and Kings" has come under fire for white actors being cast in the main roles as Egyptians.
Like several Lowndes County supervisors, Leroy Brooks is a native of his district.
Three teachers in the Lowndes County School District recently received national board certification.
Top-ranked EMCC made it back-to-back National Junior College Athletic Association national championships with a 34-17 win against No. 2 Iowa Western C.C.
For weeks, Rebecca "Becky" Bickett and her longtime partner Andrea Sanders kept a bag packed with wedding clothes.
The United States did not know about talks on the reportedly imminent release of a South African hostage who died in a U.S. raid on al-Qaida militants in Yemen.
After a police officer wasn't indicted in a fatal chokehold caught on video, some officials are reviving calls to entrust such cases to special prosecutors, rather than local district attorneys.
Raucous demonstrations hit Berkeley's streets for a second straight night as protesters angered by police killings in Missouri and New York clashed with officers, vandalized businesses and even fought with each other, officials said.
A new character has made his way to downtown Columbus.
For the second time in less than a year, a Columbus group hoping to open a charter school has been denied.
Kaitlin Jones, 12, left, and her friend, Elizabeth Ludwig, 12, right, thank Rose Evans, owner of Rose's Corner Boutique, for the wassail during Wassail Fest in downtown Columbus on Friday.
The Mississippi Ethics Commission issued a final order Friday stating that meetings the Columbus mayor and city council held earlier this year violated three sections of the state's Open Meetings Act.
Officials with the Golden Triangle Development LINK are already developing covenants to limit future noise pollution and unsightliness in the area near the Highway 182 and Highway 25 junction.
Mississippi University for Women graduates will hear from the state's top elected official at commencement Friday at 2 p.m. in Rent Auditorium.
A judge has ordered another round of psychiatric examinations for a Greenwood doctor.
During the first four months of Mississippi's new welfare drug testing law, 3,656 people have applied for welfare, 38 of them have been tested for drugs and two tested positive.
Three federal appeals court judges will hear arguments next month about Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage.
For Americans, today marks the 73rd anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese sneak attack on the Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor.
1. CPD officer suspended for Facebook posts COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Suspects lead police on chase through two counties COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Childhood home of noted Disney animator, painter Joshua Meador is on the market COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. County pushes city to relax Cornerstone regulations STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Proposed pay raise for councilmen fails COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY