A response to numerous U.S. Department of Justice issues with consolidation filed by Starkville School District states identifying and busing students from Sudduth Elementary to a mostly African-American campus could push parents to opt for private school or homeschooling options.
Airbus Helicopters Inc. has named Robert Boman as director/site manager for the company's Lowndes County helicopter assembly plant and operations.
The 4-County Foundation recently awarded a $2,500 grant to the Columbus Arts Council to help fund the Young People's Artist Series.
Mississippi's Republican senators are supporting legislation to prevent implementation of new Environmental Protect Agency rules regulating coal-fired power plants.
Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed a new district attorney for seven counties in northeast Mississippi.
A man sentenced to death in the rape and killing of an 82-year-old woman is pursuing a new trial by renewing a legal challenge on evidence from a bite mark on the victim that was used to convict him.
Social Security overpaid nearly half the people receiving disability benefits over the past decade, according to a government watchdog, raising questions about the management of the cash-strapped program.
At long last, the Triple Crown drought is over.
Dawn Barham, of Columbus, sings and plays the guitar with the Juke Joint Gypsies on Thursday during the first Sounds of Summer concert at the Riverwalk.
Jill Savely, principal of Golden Triangle Early College High School, says the new school's students are coming from a variety of economic backgrounds and their past academic performances vary.
Investigators believe a candle burning atop a T.V. may be what started a house fire in Columbus this morning.
Jobless rates continue to decline throughout the nation, a trend that is true not only of Mississippi as a whole, but of the Golden Triangle, too.
Planner Mike Slaughter, of the Oxford-based Slaughter and Associates, is preparing new subdivision regulations for Oktibbeha County to ensure developers are responsible for any negative impact their projects inflict on area infrastructure in the future.
A Columbus man is behind bars on aggravated assault charges following a reported shooting incident.
The Mississippi Supreme Court has refused to overturn a judge's ruling that the state's seizure of cash and other items during a drug bust in 2013 was illegal because a search warrant was invalid.
Although University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones didn't get his contract renewed, he won't be going far.
A majority of Americans support allowing immigrants living in the country illegally to stay and be granted legal status, according to a new poll released Thursday.
Police say a 12-year-old boy is recovering after being attacked by a pit bull.
Ursula Miller knew that when she shouted her niece's name after she received her diploma at a north Mississippi high school graduation, she would probably be asked to leave the arena.
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