Let's start in Starkville, where by the end of summer there will be a new barbecue restaurant and watering hole.
A conservative Mississippi blogger accused of taking an unauthorized photo of Republican Sen. Thad Cochran's ill wife and posting it online was to appear today in Madison city court.
Two Oktibbeha County residents escaped a Wednesday structure fire in the Sunset community after the blaze severely damaged the home and a vehicle parked in a carport.
Organizers of a leadership course for college students say they're trying to increase the number of women in Mississippi politics.
E-commerce site eBay is asking users to change their passwords after a cyberattack compromised a company database containing customers' names, encrypted passwords, email addresses, physical addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth.
Who cares which party controls Congress? Only about half of Americans. The other 46 percent, not so much, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will open a Walmart Express on Mississippi Highway 363 in Mantachie.
Mississippi has become the latest test site for the United States Postal Service's new business model in an attempt to help shave costs and stop the federal agency from hemorrhaging funds.
After three years of construction, seven miles of northbound lanes on Highway 45 South will be opened today. Southbound lanes still require a finishing layer of asphalt and should be completed by July 4, contractors said.
Thailand's army chief seized power today in a bloodless coup, mounting the country's 12th military takeover since 1932 in what he called a necessary move to restore stability after nearly seven months of political deadlock and deadly violence.
After tabling the matter two weeks ago, the Columbus City Council has agreed to pay cash for half of cost overruns after the lowest base bid for the bullet trap and building for the shooting range for Columbus Air Force Base exceeded the initial project budget.
The Mississippi Charter School Authorizing Board held a public forum in Columbus Tuesday night. Approximately 50 people gathered at Genesis Church, and what would be the home of Inspire Charter School, to hear from ICS's executive director Darren Leach and offer their input.
Mississippi's largest soccer tournament will take place in Columbus this weekend. One hundred and twenty teams from every corner of the state are scheduled to take part in the Mississippi Soccer Association's President's Cup.
Columbus Municipal School District Interim Superintendent Edna McGill announced Wednesday that she will apply to be the district's next superintendent.
Starkville aldermen unofficially delayed receipt of recommendations on possibly outsourcing the city's sanitation services Tuesday after Chief Administrative Officer Taylor Adams and department head Emma Gandy asked for more time to study internal, cost-saving measures.
1. Starkville moms embark on project that looks through the lens of autism STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. CPD investigates northside shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Former CIA operative urges citizen engagement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. One killed, one severely injured in house fire COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. After nearly disappearing, local meth arrests make comeback COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY