Investigators believe a candle burning atop a T.V. may be what started a house fire in Columbus this morning.
Jobless rates continue to decline throughout the nation, a trend that is true not only of Mississippi as a whole, but of the Golden Triangle, too.
Planner Mike Slaughter, of the Oxford-based Slaughter and Associates, is preparing new subdivision regulations for Oktibbeha County to ensure developers are responsible for any negative impact their projects inflict on area infrastructure in the future.
A Columbus man is behind bars on aggravated assault charges following a reported shooting incident.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has refused to overturn a judge's ruling that the state's seizure of cash and other items during a drug bust in 2013 was illegal because a search warrant was invalid.
Although University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones didn't get his contract renewed, he won't be going far.
A majority of Americans support allowing immigrants living in the country illegally to stay and be granted legal status, according to a new poll released Thursday.
Police say a 12-year-old boy is recovering after being attacked by a pit bull.
Ursula Miller knew that when she shouted her niece's name after she received her diploma at a north Mississippi high school graduation, she would probably be asked to leave the arena.
Hillary Rodham Clinton accused potential Republican presidential rivals such as Jeb Bush of Florida and Scott Walker of Wisconsin on Thursday of trying to make it more difficult for millions of Americans to vote, laying down an early marker on voting rights in her Democratic presidential campaign.
A Boston man shot to death by terrorism investigators showed no signs of radicalization, and his family was completely shocked by allegations that he planned to kill police officers, the family's attorney said.
China-based hackers are suspected once again of breaking into U.S. government computer networks, and the entire federal workforce could be at risk this time.
The Mississippi Department of Health issued a boil-water alert Thursday for the water at Rubens Fish & Steakhouse in Columbus.
United Way of Lowndes County announced this morning that Renee Sanders has been hired as its new volunteer center director following Leslie Peel's retirement in April, according to a press release.
Bankruptcy proceedings for Columbus entrepreneur and millionaire Donald R. DePriest hit a snag Wednesday at a hearing in Aberdeen.
Within a few months, New Hope may have a new playground, thanks primarily to a stipulation that jeopardized Lowndes County's ability to secure future grants from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
If you are a Starkville resident who likes the idea of getting fresh baked cookies delivered to your home until 3 a.m., you are in luck.
For the past two years, Mississippi native and world traveler Chris Herring has spent several autumn weeks in Southeast Asia to recruit international students to attend U.S. high schools.
Starkville's administration appears to have solved what past leaders, numerous studies and failed bond referendums could not in the last two decades: Mayor Parker Wiseman and the board of aldermen are on track to finance renovations that will give the city's police department a permanent home.
1. Cannizaro out as MSU baseball coach STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Pride denied: Aldermen shoot down LGBT parade request STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Petition calls for Baptist to reinstate privileges for longtime OBGYN COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Caledonia student arrested for weapon possession may have been bullied COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Liver transplant surgeries for Columbus mother and daughter a success COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY