The case against three suspects charged with the August beating of a man will be presented to a grand jury this spring.
Despite one Starkville alderman's objection to Tuesday's interim fire chief appointment, outgoing Chief Rodger Mann says the move makes sense because it avoids numerous internal promotions.
Hundreds of products are being pulled from store shelves after traces of peanut were found in ground cumin spice.
Madison attorney Vicki Slater launched her campaign as Democrat for Mississippi governor Thursday.
As the Islamic State group tries to expand and take root across the Middle East, it is struggling in Syria.
Two years ago, Sen. Bob Corker wondered aloud whether the standstill Senate was worth a grown man's time.
A lingering letdown for fans after Eddie Murphy's half-hearted display on the recent "Saturday Night Live" bash has been rekindled by a report of what might have been: Murphy impersonating Bill Cosby.
Did you know Columbus has a private self-defense school?
Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn is leading the move for Starkville to sever ties with Tim Cox, the insurance agent who has served the city for almost two decades.
This week, the city released its most recent sales tax revenues figures based on sales tax collections from December.
The Magnolia Film Festival will feature films from seven Mississippi directors this year.
The Columbus Police Department wants to reenergize its neighborhood watch program, and Community Relations Officer Rhonda Sanders said east Columbus is an ideal place to start.
The music department at Mississippi University for Women will host the 2015 Southern Regional Conference of the College Music Society today through Saturday.
Three local charity organizations -- the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Clinic, Salvation Army and Starkville Habitat for Humanity -- will compete for a $5,000 donation during March's Starkville Restaurant Week.
Mississippi is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let it enforce an abortion law that had been declared unconstitutional by a lower court.
State officials say Mississippi's public schools will have another year to keep the high grades they have been given, even though test scores indicate lower ratings.
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