A late applicant effectively saved the Columbus Historic Preservation Commission from temporarily losing its authority to act.
Columbus Fire Chief Martin Andrews says his department is willing to pay big bucks to halt a recent rash of suspected arsons.
A tip from a Mississippi resident led authorities to one of the FBI's most wanted criminals Saturday in Virginia.
The Columbus Municipal School District is hosting its annual parent planning and input session Thursday.
When Clare Mallory O'Nan asked the Rotary Club of Columbus how many of them had tried acupuncture, five people in a room of about 60 raised their hands.
Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn's attempt to create and adopt stricter city vehicle-usage rules was pulled from the agenda Tuesday after aldermen complained the new policy was not available for inspection before the meeting.
A national report published Tuesday finds that 57,000 of the 400,000 American children in the child welfare system live in group homes.
A House committee is moving swiftly to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.
Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and other former presidents who earn lucrative speaking fees and draw other income would no longer be able to count on taxpayer dollars to pay for their post-White House office space and staff under a bill in the House.
The prevailing images of protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, over police killings of black men were of police in riot gear, handcuffed protesters, tear gas and mass arrests.
States would continue to receive highway and transit aid for another two months under a bill the House passed Tuesday.
During two days of campaigning this week in Iowa, Hillary Rodham Clinton didn't make a formal speech.
A 24-year-old Lexington man was charged with disorderly conduct Friday after he allegedly stripped naked and charged at oncoming traffic on Blackjack Road.
The Columbus City Council will consider filling Historic Preservation Commission vacancies during its regular meeting at 5 p.m. today in the Municipal Complex.
A teacher and coach who led the New Hope High School softball program to numerous state titles and molded the lives of hundreds of girls has died. Cary Shepherd was 71.
President Barack Obama ended long-running federal transfers of some combat-style gear to local law enforcement on Monday.
Supervisors agreed Monday to invite Mike Slaughter, of the Oxford-based urban planning firm Slaughter and Associates, back to the Oktibbeha County board table for discussions on developing and implementing subdivision rules.
1. Hickman fired as CMSD superintendent COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Former alderman: LGBT issues expected under 'lesbian leadership' STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Bond revoked again for attempted kidnapping suspect STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Bond reinstated for attempted kidnapping suspect STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Pride parade reconsideration prospects grim STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY