Sitel, a customer service provider, will add 500 new jobs to its Starkville call center, the company announced Tuesday.
Two-thirds of Oktibbeha County's justice court seats are now set after Larnzy Carpenter defeated long-serving District 2 Judge W. Bernard Crump in Tuesday's Democratic runoff election.
A television reporter and cameraman were shot to death on the air during a live broadcast this morning from a shopping center in Virginia.
The man accused of gunning down a Louisiana state trooper who stopped to offer him roadside assistance spent much of the past two decades in and out of prison, including a stint for setting his mother's house on fire.
Fox News chief Roger Ailes said Tuesday that Donald Trump owes the network's Megyn Kelly an apology for an unprovoked Twitter attack that "is as unacceptable as it is disturbing," but Trump isn't backing down.
Mississippi's ACT scores were flat last year, although a few more Magnolia State students are ready for college by the standards of the test.
In what's been a violent year in St. Louis, a common theme has emerged: The gun used in any given crime was probably stolen.
A key Republican committee chairman acknowledged Tuesday that the White House lobbying campaign for the Iran nuclear deal has generated results, and said he doesn't know if opponents of the deal can prevail.
Blues musician Eddie "Son" House will be honored with a Mississippi Blues Trail maker in Rochester, New York.
More jobs and cheaper gasoline come with a big, honking downside: U.S. roads are more clogged than ever now that the recession is in the rearview mirror.
Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the website for cheaters after hackers released personal and detailed information of millions of users, including financial data and sexual proclivities.
An American college student who along with two friends helped stop a terror attack on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris returned home to California.
Donald Trump took heat when he spoke about "anchor babies" and seemed to relish the fallout from his latest provocation in the race for the GOP presidential nomination.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump engaged in a prolonged confrontation with the anchor of the nation's leading Spanish-language network during a news conference Tuesday, first having the well-known news personality removed before allowing him back in.
The Republican candidate for Lowndes County Circuit Clerk has been determined.
Carol Newell, left, and Frank Howell, of Columbus, cast their votes at Brandon Central Services this morning.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway will return to work Sept. 8 following a period of unpaid leave.
The driver of a 2004 Ford Ranger which collided with a Columbus police officer's vehicle on Nash Road on Friday was Bruce Kendall Owings, according to the Columbus Police Department.
An Illinois educator has filed a lawsuit against the Columbus Municipal School District and its superintendent claiming he was not given a job with the district despite the school board voting to hire him.
1. CRA distances itself from Realtor's 'threatening' letters to Burns Bottom property owners COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Online targeting of children by predators increasing COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Developer agrees to purchase Lee for $450K COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Maynard leaving Partnership for FSU job STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY