Although he has suffered from Sickle Cell Disease for all of his 45 years, West Point native James Gates is hard-pressed to describe a typical day for someone with the disease.
Veteran rocker Jack White, known for fronting such bands as The White Stripes and The Raconteurs, will perform at Mississippi State University's Humphrey Coliseum Jan. 27.
This week we have Columbus restaurant news involving Italian, Thailand and southern seafood fare.
A grand jury cleared a white police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of an unarmed black man stopped for selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, triggering protests in the streets by hundreds of New Yorkers.
The stepfather of Michael Brown has apologized for angry comments he made after the grand jury decided not to indict the police officer who killed his stepson.
Millions of Medicare Advantage customers are fast approaching a deadline for a task they'd rather avoid: Researching and then settling on coverage plans for 2015.
The number of sexual assaults reported by military service members rose again this year, with an increase of 8 percent, officials told The Associated Press.
Texas is leading a 17-state coalition suing over President Barack Obama's recently announced executive actions on immigration.
An Iraqi official denied Wednesday that a woman detained in Lebanon is a wife of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group, adding that she is the sister of a terror suspect being held in Iraq.
Two of the three women on the Supreme Court vigorously questioned a UPS lawyer Wednesday over the company's refusal to give lighter duty to a pregnant worker.
If a man accused of killing and dismembering a Bourbon Street dancer gets an alleged jailhouse confession thrown out and the ruling stands up on appeal, it could end the use of "jailhouse snitches" nationwide, says a defense attorney unconnected to the case.
Two Columbus nonprofits received donations Tuesday as part of "Giving Tuesday."
An incident at a Columbus nightclub this weekend ended with a man being arrested for assaulting three police officers.
Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott was so good this season there was little doubt he'd be the winner of the Conerly Trophy.
2. Little rescinds call for alcohol referendum STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. SOCSD eyes new administrative home on Lynn Lane STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Man accused of siccing pit bull on officer slated for trial COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Energy efficiency program improves 139 local homes COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY