Kaitlin Jones, 12, left, and her friend, Elizabeth Ludwig, 12, right, thank Rose Evans, owner of Rose's Corner Boutique, for the wassail during Wassail Fest in downtown Columbus on Friday.
The Mississippi Ethics Commission issued a final order Friday stating that meetings the Columbus mayor and city council held earlier this year violated three sections of the state's Open Meetings Act.
Officials with the Golden Triangle Development LINK are already developing covenants to limit future noise pollution and unsightliness in the area near the Highway 182 and Highway 25 junction.
Mississippi University for Women graduates will hear from the state's top elected official at commencement Friday at 2 p.m. in Rent Auditorium.
A judge has ordered another round of psychiatric examinations for a Greenwood doctor.
During the first four months of Mississippi's new welfare drug testing law, 3,656 people have applied for welfare, 38 of them have been tested for drugs and two tested positive.
Three federal appeals court judges will hear arguments next month about Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage.
For Americans, today marks the 73rd anniversary of the Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese sneak attack on the Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor.
At least 400 people are killed by police officers in the United States every year.
Eric Garner was overweight and in poor health. He was a nuisance to shop owners who complained about him selling untaxed cigarettes on the street. When police came to arrest him, he resisted. And if he could repeatedly say, "I can't breathe," it means he could breathe.
An American photojournalist and a South African teacher were killed Saturday during a high-risk, U.S.-led raid to free them from al-Qaida-affiliated militants in Yemen.
A dog abandoned in Mississippi has a new home with the vice president's son -- Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden.
The start of the holiday shopping season shows a simple discount, even a big one, isn't always enough to lure people to buy.
Kenyan officers are killing unarmed terror suspects, shakedown victims and even children.
An SUV involved in the death of a Missouri teenager outside a Somali community center had an anti-Muslim message displayed in the rear window at the time of the crash, Kansas City police confirmed Saturday.
Federal agents who guard the border and screen passengers at airports would be exempt from new racial profiling guidelines that must be observed by the FBI and other law enforcement agencies.
House Republicans are making a final push this month to give schools a temporary break from healthier school meal standards.
A woman who said Friday that Bill Cosby had drugged her and sexually assaulted her in 1979 also accused another famous man of attempted sexual assault: sportscaster Marv Albert.
The mini grand marshals for next Saturday's Christmas parade have been announced. Area children competed in an art contest to vie for the spot of Junior Grand Marshal.
1. Columbus man dies in head-on crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Lowndes supes OK budget with deficit, tax increase COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Area students check out college options COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Aldermen pass amended alcohol ordinance STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Human remains discovered on banks of Tenn-Tom COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY