Starkville aldermen dismissed Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill last week despite receiving consistently high performance marks from her elected bosses in 2010 and 2012, internal city documents show.
Chief of Police David Lindley said a call came in at 5:27 a.m. reporting a dead body at the Dawg Wash car wash on Stark Road adjacent to Dollar General.
Two local teenagers are heading to Meredian to compete in the Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi pagaent.
Parents who have been fretting over the low levels of arsenic found in apple juice can feel better about buying one of their kids' favorite drinks.
Officials from Yokohama Tire Co., have chosen Athens, Ga.-based Kajima Associates/Architects & Engineers for first-phase construction of its Clay County facility.
According to an audit of the city's financial statements by accounting firm Watkins, Ward and Stafford, Columbus governmental funds reported combined ending fund balances of $7,401,643 at the end of the 2012 fiscal year, an increase of $754,089 compared to 2011.
A Mexican national illegally living in Lowndes County has been arrested and charged with statutory rape.
Jamarquis Donshaye Easley, 25 of 803 Spruce St., and Lashun Harris, 21, of 90 Caribou Cove, were arrested Wednesday and each charged with six counts of aggravated assault after they allegedly opened fire on a home Sunday morning.
More than three months after local officials visited Lawrence Transit System's main headquarters in Indiana, negotiations to contract the public bus service for use in Columbus remain ongoing.
1. Photo of responding MSU officer goes viral STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. City to limit hours for some stores COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY