Two escaped murderers remained at large as a woman charged with helping the killers flee from a maximum-security prison by providing them hacksaw blades, chisels and other tools made a second appearance in a New York court.
Willie Hill sat on a folding chair under the porch of a small utility building, waiting for the official dedication ceremonies for his new home next door.
Two Starkville men were charged last week in connection to a residential burglary in which a firearm was stolen.
Authorities say a falling tree branch killed a 10-year-old boy as baseball teams were leaving the field because of a storm.
The Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees approved the hire of a new business manager, appointed a new principal at Caledonia High School and approved a technology fee for students at Friday's board meeting.
Officers from the Columbus Police Department responded to a call about gunshots in the 2200 block of Washington Avenue shortly after 5:00 p.m. on Friday.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has corrected an error in the wastewater pretreatment permit it issued Yokohama that would have allowed the company's Clay County facility to discharge cadmium, a known cancer-causing agent, at a level that exceeds safe limits.
A tall, blue-collar man is eating at a gas station. His sewn-on nametag says 'Jimmy' in red letters and he's talking with another man over sandwiches. When asked if he knew what was in his tires, he laughed and looked around uncertainly.
Entities in the Golden Triangle have paid nearly half a million dollars in environmental penalties in fewer than five years.
A grand jury will review a complaint that a Perkinston man threatened a federal agent with a metal pipe when the agent visited the man's farm headquarters.
Jim Sterling didn't know what had hit his 156-year-old antebellum home when an earthquake struck Alabama's old plantation region early one morning last November. Startled, he grabbed a gun and ran outdoors.
The Great Tombigbee Duck Race will take place at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Columbus Riverwalk.
For roughly six weeks an area in the Southside of Columbus has been the scene of multiple shootouts.
When she first learned she would be teaching a class at the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center, Linda Winston was nervous.
More Golden Triangle and statewide third graders are moving on to fourth grade.
Starkville's mayor and seven-person board of aldermen have racked up a combined $60,121 travel bill this term, and the bills of three individual officials -- Mayor Parker Wiseman, Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn and Ward 7 Alderman Henry Vaughn -- each surpassed the $10,000 mark.
Local narcotics agents are predicting an increase in the use of synthetic drugs throughout Lowndes County in the near future.
A judge said Thursday that enough evidence exists to charge two white policemen in the fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy who was holding a pellet gun, a largely symbolic ruling because he can't compel prosecutors to charge them.
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