When the nation's first black president steps onto the Edmund Pettus Bridge to honor the marchers beaten there 50 years ago, he'll be standing on a structure that's at once synonymous with the civil rights struggle and a tribute to a reputed Ku Klux Klan leader.
Alabama's stand against same-sex marriage regained ground Wednesday after the state's highest court ruled that its ban remains legal.
When word began to spread about a proposed ban on a popular type of ammunition, the market responded faster than a speeding bullet.
Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson expects the price of oil to remain low over the next two years because of ample global supplies and relatively weak economic growth.
The Senate on Wednesday failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill to construct the Keystone XL pipeline, the first of many confrontations between the Republican-controlled Congress and the White House this year over energy policy.
The meeting, scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight at New Hope Elementary School, has been canceled for bad weather.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith cast two tiebreaker votes Tuesday that effectively decided appointments to the Columbus Municipal School District Board.
Oktibbeha County law enforcement agents landed a major blow against drug trafficking Tuesday after a year-long investigation yielded 11 arrests and the seizure of drugs, firearms and cash.
Precisely a week after a winter storm dumped four-to-eight inches of snow in the Golden Triangle, another storm will move into the area late this evening.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors approved loans for a total of $172,000 to allow for two new fire stations in the county while deferring action on a third substation during Monday's regular meeting.
Local parents interested in making an impact in their public schools are in luck.
Starkville aldermen ended months of speculation surrounding a potential purchase of Cadence Bank's Main Street property Tuesday by shifting their attention to renovating City Hall for Starkville Police Department's permanent home.
The Caledonia Board of Aldermen recognized the town's volunteer fire department Tuesday night for receiving a class promotion from the state.
The first Airbus Helicopters AS350 AStar helicopter completely assembled in the U.S. has received airworthiness certification from the Federal Aviation Administration.
1. SPED parent speaks at school board meeting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus police chief retiring at year's end COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local toy drives, fundraisers still short of goals COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Commission delays decision on Lipscomb House demolition COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. County OKs franchise agreement with MaxxSouth STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY