A decade has made a marked difference on assessment values and tax collections in Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties.
Another candidate running for Lowndes County circuit clerk has put the field at seven.
An aluminum company that based its offices in Columbus last year will locate a proposed $2.4 billion aluminum manufacturing complex in Louisiana.
A messy legal fight over copyrights to streetscape photos shot by a Chicago nanny whose life is chronicled in "Finding Vivian Maier," which is nominated for an Oscar today, threatens to slow or even stop new releases of her once-unknown work that has become a sensation only after her death.
Jim Hood filed papers Friday to run for a fourth term as Mississippi attorney general.
Far fewer veterans than expected are taking advantage of a new law aimed at making it easier for them to get private health care and avoid the long waits that have plagued Department of Veterans Affairs facilities nationwide.
Never underestimate the staying power of big tobacco.
In a new setback for the health care law and the people it's supposed to help, the government said Friday it made a tax-reporting error that's fouling up the filings of nearly a million Americans.
Islamic State militants unleashed suicide bombings Friday in eastern Libya, killing at least 40 people.
With only weeks left to the deadline to reach a first-stage nuclear deal with Iran, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday that "significant gaps" remained.
The United States is considering slowing its military exit from Afghanistan by keeping a larger-than-planned troop presence this year and next.
An ex-Marine charged with shooting "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and another man was not legally insane, a prosecution expert said.
Four of Mississippi's public universities are likely to begin charging student activity fees this fall, moving further away from the state's one-time policy of tuition including all charges.
In the summer of 2014, two friends in Augusta, Georgia, were looking to grab a bite. A thought came to mind -- what restaurants are safe to eat at?
Student athletes from Columbus and elsewhere in north Mississippi will soon have an opportunity to meet a heavyweight boxing champion in person.
Janie Shields, the life enrichment program coordinator at Mississippi University for Women, was honored Wednesday with a diversity award by the Mississippi Board of Trustees of the State Institutions of Higher Learning.
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.
1. Signing off: Longtime WCBI anchor retiring after 44 years on the air COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Trotter shooting suspect arrested COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Big cat sleepover: Cedarhill holds fundraising raffle for second year in a row COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Ex-circuit clerk arrested for slapping woman STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Bond denied for alleged Thanksgiving shooter COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY