The ubiquitous white potato has scored another victory on Capitol Hill.
First lady Michelle Obama is striking back at House Republicans who are trying to weaken healthier school meal standards, saying any effort to roll back the guidelines is "unacceptable."
After retiring in 2006, Lillie Cole was looking for something to do. She's not one to sit.
"Brilliant." "Beautiful." "Proud." Those were just some of the words used to describe the performance of the city of Columbus this past weekend in its first time as host of the state of Mississippi's blockbuster soccer event.
An Ethelsville, Alabama, man has died following a Memorial Day drowning incident in the Buttahatchie River in Lowndes County.
The Columbus Police Department confirmed this morning that a man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting Friday has turned himself in.
City Engineer Edward Kemp will present a $1.2 million Fiscal Year 2014 capital improvements work list for improvements to Starkville's roads, drainage systems and sidewalks to aldermen today during a 5:30 p.m. recess meeting at City Hall.
It seems like a simple proposition: American lakes, rivers and offshore waters are filling up with destructive fish and crustaceans originally from other parts of the world, many of them potential sources of food.
A prison system warden was shot and killed by her nephew at a family gathering in Holmes County.
A Madison County Justice Court judge faces accusations that he struck a mentally disabled man and used racial slurs while working as a security guard at an event in Canton.
An ATV accident has claimed the life of a Smithville teenager.
A furniture factory that was once had more than 1,000 employees in Senatobia is closing.
An investigation into price-fixing and bid-rigging in the auto parts industry has mushroomed into the Justice Department's largest criminal antitrust probe ever, and it's not over yet.
A 19-year-old man told investigators he caused a three-car crash when he fainted while holding his breath as he drove through a tunnel northwest of Portland, Oregon State Police said.
Nuclear power plants across the United States are building or expanding storage facilities to hold their spent fuel -- radioactive waste that by now was supposed to be on its way to a national dump.
Sebastian Junger wants 84 minutes of moviegoers' time, especially civilian moviegoers.
Colorado movie theater shooter James Holmes. Sandy Hook school attacker Adam Lanza. And now Elliot Rodger.
Nigeria's military has located nearly 300 school girls abducted by Islamic extremists but fears using force to try to free them could get them killed, the country's chief of defense said Monday.
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5. City hires public defender for Municipal Court COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY