Of the $1.1 million worth of textbooks the Columbus Municipal School Board of Trustees has voted to purchase in the last six months, $34,547 currently stands as a waste.
Three Columbus councilmen have qualified to run in county and state elections this year and if they are declared winners they would be forced to vacate their council posts mid-term.
Less than a week after addressing the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees, the Golden Triangle Development LINK made the same pitch to Columbus city schools Monday night.
With a native son headed west to lead the University of Nebraska, Mississippi's College Board is looking for a leader to oversee its eight public universities.
KiOR financier Vinod Khosla is asking a Mississippi state court judge to name a receiver for the company's Columbus plant.
A Mississippi congressman who is recovering from a series of health problems took his oath of office Monday while hospitalized in his hometown.
If you're among the millions of consumers who got financial help for health insurance last year under President Barack Obama's law, better keep an eye on your mailbox.
A 50-percent plunge in the price of crude oil raises critical questions about whether the Keystone XL oil pipeline is still needed or even makes financial sense.
Legislation approving construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared an initial Senate hurdle Monday.
Bulgarian authorities said Tuesday they have arrested a French citizen believed to have links to one of the Kouachi brothers.
A weekly anti-Islam rally in the eastern German city of Dresden drew its biggest crowd yet on Monday.
Organizers hoping to force a proposed $13.2 million Oktibbeha County School District bond to the polls are expected to hit the required petition tally after county officials worked Monday night vetting signatures.
A Columbus event that honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for nearly a decade is no more, but the city will have several events to celebrate the message of the civil rights icon.
Starkville aldermen previously bemoaned the issuance of certificates of participation to construct a new city hall and their subsequent passage by the prior administration as a financial burden that circumvented the will of the people.
The trial of 14 alleged members of a white supremacist prison gang in Mississippi has been pushed back again, this time to Aug. 3.
Divers retrieved one black box today and located the other from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago, key developments that should help investigators unravel what caused the aircraft to plummet into the Java Sea.
Every junior and senior attending Lowndes County high schools will have the opportunity to take the WorkKeys Test beginning in March.
The race for Lowndes County sheriff has become a three-candidate affair less than a week after qualifying for county elections began.
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