Mayor Robert Smith is in the process of appointing five members of what will be Columbus' redevelopment authority and hopes to have the group ready for councilmen to review sometime in the next two months.
A botched execution in Arizona last week has sent many states scrambling to make sure their executions don't follow a similar grim scenario.
At least three Starkville aldermen have not yet committed their support to a bond issuance next month that could fund a new industrial park near the Miss. Highway 182 and Miss. Highway 25 interchange.
Mississippi University for Women will host its first August graduation on Aug. 2.
An Oktibbeha County man was detained Friday after a New Light Road shooting injured another man.
Mississippi Republican Party Chairman Joe Nosef said Friday that Chris McDaniel should hurry up and challenge the June 24 runoff results if McDaniel intends to do so.
Two inmates could face charges after injuring three prison guards in a fight at East Mississippi Correctional Facility.
A candidate for Congress from Mississippi's 1st District is drawing harsh criticism for having called himself a "Green Beret veteran."
FedEx Corp., the latest company accused in a federal probe involving illegal online pharmacies, says it will fight the charges that it knowingly shipped drugs to people who lack valid prescriptions.
More families with higher incomes could claim the popular child tax credit under a bill that won approval Friday in the House. But in a dispute that divides Republicans and Democrats, millions of the poorest low-income families would still lose the credit in 2018, when enhancements championed by President Barack Obama are set to expire.
President Barack Obama's request for billions of dollars to deal with migrant children streaming across the border set off Democrats and Republicans. Lawmakers in both parties complained that the White House -- six years in -- still doesn't get it when it comes to working with Congress.
Thousands of women whose genitals might have been photographed during gynecological exams can share a $190 million settlement from Johns Hopkins Health System. But they'll have to describe their trauma before seeing any money.
A series of unanswered questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 shows the limits of U.S. intelligence gathering even when it is intensely focused, as it has been in Ukraine since Russia seized Crimea in March.
Two carjackers who fled after ramming a stolen SUV into a family selling fruit for their church, killing three young siblings, were still on the run Saturday as the reward for their capture topped $100,000.
Top legislative Republicans are promising that Mississippi will get performance-based budgeting right this time.
4-County Electric Power Association officials are asking customers to call law enforcement if they have received phone calls asking for bill payments.
Mississippi University for Women is partnering with a community college to offer a bachelor's degree to culinary students.
Columbus Light and Water board members on Thursday sent a message to the company installing new water meters in the city: Pick up the pace.
1. Two local nonprofits get Dutch Oil grants COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Local attorney invited to inauguration COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Man arrested after allegedly shooting into murder victim's home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Supervisors approve AbilityWorks lease COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY