Mississippi officials say they haven't gotten any money from faltering biofuel firm KiOR and don't expect any on Friday, the deadline for KiOR to make a $1.9 million debt payment.
A yearly Thanksgiving luncheon for senior citizens in Columbus will not happen this year.
A Columbus man was arrested earlier this week after officers found a machete in his pants.
As children prepare to go trick or treating tonight, local law enforcement is offering tips to make Halloween a safe and fun holiday.
Both owners and diners alike could see changes to next year's Starkville Restaurant Week.
The deadline for absentee voting in next week's general election is Saturday at noon.
The HOME Investment Partnership Program has a little more than $4 million in its upcoming funding cycle, and Columbus councilmen have begun working to find consensus on what residences will be on the city's application.
They searched for him in impenetrable woods and forbidding caves, in schools and vacation homes and even in a roadside clothing donation bin, all the while hoping that ambush suspect Eric Frein wouldn't take a potshot at them from some unseen, distant perch.
Applicants from Democratic-held districts won 48 percent of the so-called TIGER grants for road, bridge and rapid transit projects, rail line repairs and port upgrades.
U.S. safety regulators are ordering Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. to provide more information about air bags that can explode and shoot shrapnel toward drivers and passengers.
That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could.
In between going on a bike ride and taking delivery of a pizza, nurse Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend did chores and watched a movie while state officials struggled to reach a compromise in a standoff that has become the nation's most closely watched clash between personal freedom and fear of Ebola.
Prosecutors in Poland questioned filmmaker Roman Polanski on Thursday at the request of U.S. prosecutors who are seeking his arrest on charges from 1977 of having sex with a minor.
A Brooksville man accused of shooting at a Columbus police officer received a $100,000 bond for the charge on Wednesday.
The Internal Revenue Service has placed liens totaling more than half a million dollars against a local candidate running for Circuit Court judge, according to Lowndes County courthouse documents.
Columbus is getting a juice and smoothie bar.
Several strategic city planning objectives have been met while other goals set at the time continue to be addressed.
A West Point man was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.
Besides an apparent lack of public desire, there's an even bigger reason Oktibbeha County supervisors are unlikely to enact zoning regulations.
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