Ecolab will reduce its Columbus workforce by roughly 43 percent over the next several months as the company shifts some of its operations to a new facility in Jacksonville, Florida.
The state fire marshal office will investigate the cause of a Saturday evening fire that destroyed a Columbus home on Moores Creek Road.
A statewide census of the homeless population in Mississippi will be taken this week, including in the Golden Triangle.
The race to become Lowndes County's next circuit clerk now has six candidates.
Columbus Fire Chief Martin Andrews said his department responded to a call around 5:35 p.m. regarding a fire in the 700 block of Moores Creek Road.
They say the customer is always right. Dr. Rick Young, president of East Mississippi Community College, thinks they are on to something.
The Alabama attorney general is asking a federal judge to stay a ruling that overturned Alabama's ban on gay marriage, as advocates cheer what once seemed an improbable victory in the deeply conservative state.
A man who police say has been on the run since he escaped from a Mississippi jail 34 years ago was arrested Thursday in a small central Utah town, police said.
Mississippi has some of the worst rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease in the U.S., but public health officials brag that it ranks best in the nation for childhood immunization.
Drug smugglers are turning "trusted travelers" into unwitting mules by placing containers with powerful magnets under their cars in Mexico.
A Texas lawmaker would strip the salaries from government officials who honor same-sex marriage licenses.
U.S. accident investigators recommended Thursday that all passenger planes making long flights over water carry improved technology that will allow them to be found more readily in the event of a crash.
The Obama administration appears to be making broader changes to protect consumer information on the government's health insurance website, after objections from lawmakers and privacy advocates.
A visibly shaken Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said early today that Japan was working to free two hostages held by the extremist Islamic State group.
Mississippi legislators are considering whether to redefine what a "public meeting" is and Columbus is at the center of the debate.
Starkville's former Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill confirmed Wednesday she is in the process of filing an Open Meetings Act violation against the city.
The newly renovated Trotter Convention Center will host its first big event Saturday, despite continued construction on the buildings exterior.
Business and community leaders from the Golden Triangle attended the Mississippi Economic Council's annual Regional Round-Up at East Mississippi Community College in Mayhew on Thursday.
Starkville police are seeking a suspect in a reported armed robbery early this morning where a store clerk was wounded.
Mississippi House members overwhelming approved a pair of bills Thursday that may immunize members against controversy over Common Core State Standards, but could have little effect over what's taught in the state's public school classrooms.
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2. Lowndes supes OK budget with deficit, tax increase COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Area students check out college options COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Human remains discovered on banks of Tenn-Tom COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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