Johnny Littlefield, who had a 38-year career with the West Point Fire Department including the last 13 as its chief, has died.
Former Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill spent Tuesday night surfing the Internet as the city's first resident to experience C Spire's Fiber to the Home initiative.
A federal judge heard five hours of arguments Wednesday about whether to overturn Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage.
Investigators are looking into the collapse of a World Trade Center scaffold that left two window washers dangling from the nation's tallest skyscraper.
Health officials are scrambling to begin human testing of a handful of experimental drugs for Ebola.
Maryland's largest school district has voted to strip religious labels from holidays on next year's school calendar after Muslims sought recognition of a holy day.
Investigators in the nation's second-largest dog fighting bust said defendants' stiff sentences should send a message that the cruel spectacles will not be tolerated.
A political gambit by an endangered Senate Democrat broke loose long-stalled legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as the lame-duck Congress returned to a Capitol where results of last week's GOP blowout are still sinking in.
Eat With Us is excited to announce a new Director of Sales and Marketing, Shannon Barkley.
Palmer Home for Children is pleased to introduce Paul Hogg as the new Executive Director of Jonah's Journey.
Students at Cook Elementary are embarking on a tour of Japanese culture -- and they don't even have to leave Columbus.
In the past year, Columbus Police Chief Tony Carleton has focused on community policing and building a strong department with top-notch officers.
Barring an appeal, companies entrusted with cleaning up Kerr-McGee sites across the country are going to receive the money they need to do so within weeks.
A federal judge has given opponents of a silicon metal plant in Mississippi's northeast corner a chance to make their case in court.
The Japan-America Society of Mississippi was founded in 2002 as an avenue to bridge cultural gaps between families that were moving in for the then-new Nissan factory and their suppliers in Central Mississippi.
A delayed audit of Starkville School District's Fiscal Year 2012-2013 shows the district spent more than it received.
In last week's elections, Alabama Republicans shrank their once-powerful Democratic opponents to just eight seats in the state Senate.
1. Convictions for police officer defendants rare COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. New Columbus Arts Council director looks for more long-term donations COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Fireworks on the Water set for July 1 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. The Book of Joe: LINK CEO Higgins enlists ghostwriter to work on book project COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Phelps retiring from OCEMA, constable positions STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY