Sheriff Karl Gaillard says a drug seizure in the Cotton Plant area of Tippah County has yielded approximately 165 marijuana plants, along with other contraband.
Federal authorities say a 28-year-old Texas man found in South Mississippi with more than $1.07 million hidden in a vehicle he was towing is a suspected courier for a Mexican drug cartel.
Thirteen years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, this was supposed to be a season of relief, with Iraq managing on its own and most U.S. troops finally ending their combat duty in Afghanistan.
A music festival in Mobile, Alabama, is canceling an appearance by singer CeeLo Green following his online comments about sexual assault.
The U.S. Commerce Department is giving $1.25 million to the city of Cleveland to build an access road to the new Grammy Museum of Mississippi.
Apple unveiled its long-anticipated smartwatch Tuesday, introducing a device that transplants the features of an iPhone onto a smaller screen that's never more than an arm's length away.
Authorities expect to charge a South Carolina man in connection with the deaths of his five children after he led them to a secluded dirt road in Alabama where their bodies lay wrapped in individual garbage bags.
Airbus Helicopters has landed another contract. The latest in a series of contracts the company, which has a large-scale production facility in Lowndes County, has been awarded is for up to 15 AS350 AStar helicopters.
A group hoping to start a Columbus charter school next fall says its second application to the Mississippi Charter School Authorization Board will focus entirely on elementary education.
Mississippi State University will host a public memorial 6 p.m. Thursday at Humphrey Coliseum for longtime "Voice of the Bulldogs" Jack Cristil, who died Sunday.
Former Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove said Monday that about 30 more school districts are considering whether to join an education-funding lawsuit he filed against the state.
Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing today in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.
The first President Bush had one, so did President Bill Clinton, and the second President Bush had two. Now, President Barack Obama wants to build a coalition of nations to join the U.S. to combat the threat posed by the Islamic State group in the Middle East and beyond.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was likely struck by multiple "high-energy objects from outside the aircraft," causing it to break up over eastern Ukraine, a preliminary report into the deadly aviation disaster concluded today.
Jack Cristil, who served as MSU's play-by-play announcer for football and basketball for 58 years, passed away Sunday at the Sanctuary Hospice House of Tupelo. Cristil, who suffered from cancer and kidney disease, was 88.
For the 10th year, Lowndes County volunteers will be honoring local first responders near the anniversary of 9/11.
Devonte Jones, 20, of 2006 Cherry St., was booked into the Lowndes County Adult Detention Center at approximately 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
Three months ago, Lowndes County supervisors withdrew $922,000 from the gain on the $30 million hospital trust fund. The principal has been split evenly between and managed by two financial firms for almost a year now.
Mississippi inmate Sherwood Brown is seeking to have his death sentence overturned because he is mentally disabled. A DeSoto County judged ruled against Brown in 2013. Brown appealed to the Mississippi Supreme Court. The Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments for Oct. 6 in Jackson.
1. Police release more details on cold case murder arrest COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Defendant shows up to court high COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Having a voice: Tyler Edmonds seeks compensation from Mississippi for three years he spent in prison COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Cold case arrest brings closure to family COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY