A Columbus man was sentenced to life in prison after a jury found him guilty of murder Friday morning. Ranzino Ahmad Harris, 25, was convicted in the 2010 shooting death of Justin Murray on Schoolhouse Avenue.
Starkville and Oktibbeha County officials are working to deliver a Golden Triangle Development Link-backed project, an almost-$20 million investment for data processing, to the Thad Cochran Research Park.
Elizabeth "Betty" Jane Dice, whose tenure as an art professor at Mississippi University for Women spanned nearly 40 years, died August 22. She was 94.
West Lowndes High School students experienced real world scenarios when they toured a mobile technology lab Friday.
The Clay County Sheriff's Department has arrested two individuals in connection with a home burglary that occurred on Aug. 29 on Mhoon Valley Road in Western Clay County.
They like the idea of public buses. They don't like the idea of bus stop shelters at the intersection of Fifth and Main streets. That's what downtown business owners and residents told the Columbus Historic Preservation Commission during a meeting Thursday. The commission was considering a request from Lawrence Transit System to construct four shelters at that intersection, as well as one at the intersection of 12th and College streets.
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