Poets, writers, musicians and one novelist gathered in the second-floor meeting room of the Columbus-Lowndes Public Library on Monday for the library's first ever open mic.
William Malcolm "Mack" Egger, a revered high school math and physics teacher and a tireless doer of good deeds for the townspeople of his native Caledonia, died Monday afternoon.
U.S. District Judge Michael P. Mills approved the Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's desegregation order Monday after school representatives and Department of Justice officials struck a temporary agreement on a number of guidelines last week.
If you build it, Ohio will come.
Judy May and her sister Julia Stroud drove back to their hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, and snatched up the first two copies as Harper Lee's new novel "Go Set a Watchman" as the book went on sale at midnight.
The son of a Boston police captain has been accused of plotting to detonate pressure-cooker bombs at an unidentified university and to broadcast the killings of students live online, extremist acts aimed at supporting the Islamic State group, authorities said.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called today's nuclear deal with Iran a mistake of "historic proportions" and vowed to keep up efforts to block the Islamic Republic from obtaining an atomic bomb.
After 18 days of intense and often fractious negotiation, world powers and Iran struck a landmark deal Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions -- an agreement designed to avert the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military intervention in the Muslim world.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter has ordered a six-month study aimed at formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, saying the Pentagon's current regulations banning transgender individuals from serving in the military need to be examined.
DPM Fragrances announced today its plans for a $5 million expansion project that will bring an additional 100 jobs to Starkville.
Starkville earned its fourth-straight Playful City USA designation this year as it and four other Mississippi cities were recognized for their investments in public play spaces for children.
One majority project is behind schedule and another may soon be.
Not long ago, Columbus resident Ruth Berry took to Facebook to draw attention to the sorry state of the recycle bin by Joe Cook Elementary.
A one-vehicle wreck Friday night in Monroe County claimed the life of a Smithville woman.
If you aren't looking for them, produce stands can blend into the landscape as you drive by.
Now that South Carolina has removed a Confederate battle flag from its statehouse lawn, the next big struggle over Old South symbols is shaping up in Mississippi, where the rebel X has fluttered over the Capitol and other public buildings for more than a century as part of the state flag.
Bond has been set at $20,000 for a Jones County man who allegedly claimed to have found a lost dog and wanted a reward.
The Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame project is over in Clarksdale.
1. Lee Middle deal possibly a month away COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Innovation Challenge gives young entrepreneurs a head start STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. CAFB air show reduced to one day COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. The view from above: Flights offer insight into Wings Over Columbus acts COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Photos: Super Bulldog Weekend STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY