A dump truck accident cut power to 400 4-County Electric customers and canceled early afternoon classes at East Mississippi Community College's Golden Triangle campus Monday.
Lowndes County revenues are projected to increase by more than $6 million in the upcoming fiscal year, based on the budget county supervisors will consider later this week.
Three Starkville attorneys -- Haley Brown, Brace Knox and Matthew Wilson -- have qualified for the Oktibbeha County prosecutor's special election scheduled for Nov. 5.
Florence Little McCully, 53, of Columbus, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle after she was involved in a head-on collision just after 10:20 p.m. Saturday, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
President Barack Obama is hitting the airwaves to try to convince Americans that limited strikes against Syria are needed for the United States' long-term safety, while Secretary of State John Kerry is vehemently defending the case against President Bashar Assad, saying his denial of chemical weapons use is "contradicted by fact."
The longest runway in Mississippi is officially open for business again. At Columbus Air Force Base on Friday morning, a little more than 100 people stood on one end of the base's 12,000-foot long center runway to watch a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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