A visibly shaken Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said early today that Japan was working to free two hostages held by the extremist Islamic State group.
Mississippi legislators are considering whether to redefine what a "public meeting" is and Columbus is at the center of the debate.
Starkville's former Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill confirmed Wednesday she is in the process of filing an Open Meetings Act violation against the city.
The newly renovated Trotter Convention Center will host its first big event Saturday, despite continued construction on the buildings exterior.
Business and community leaders from the Golden Triangle attended the Mississippi Economic Council's annual Regional Round-Up at East Mississippi Community College in Mayhew on Thursday.
Starkville police are seeking a suspect in a reported armed robbery early this morning where a store clerk was wounded.
Mississippi House members overwhelming approved a pair of bills Thursday that may immunize members against controversy over Common Core State Standards, but could have little effect over what's taught in the state's public school classrooms.
Eerie fluorescent blue patches of water glimmering off Hong Kong's seashore are magnificent, disturbing and potentially toxic, marine biologists say.
The most conservative lawmakers in the House Republican majority have gotten their way a lot in recent years. That may be starting to change.
With thousands of abortion protesters swarming the city in their annual March for Life, Republicans muscled broadened abortion restrictions through the House on Thursday.
Militants affiliated with the Islamic State group have posted an online warning that the "countdown has begun" for the group to kill a pair of Japanese hostages.
Four-year-old Brayden Barksdale was buried Wednesday.
A 27-year-old man accused of shooting and killing his girlfriend's 4-year-old son inside their home this week appeared in Lowndes County Justice Court on Wednesday.
West Point police are searching for a suspect following an armed robbery Tuesday morning at the Texaco Handy Mart on Hwy. 45 Alternate North.
There is a new laundromat in Starkville.
The organization that represents Starkville's business community and a city school district stakeholder group launched a campaign Wednesday to educate county residents.
A guest artist recital featuring Susan Williams, soprano, and Kevin Chance on piano is set for Friday at 7:30 p.m.
Mississippi, which does not allow same-sex marriages, should find a way to grant a divorce to a DeSoto County woman who married another woman in California in 2008.
Mississippi has not reached its full potential, but the state is in its best financial condition in recent history, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday during his State of the State address.
1. Inmate dies at Lowndes County jail COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Man killed in Thanksgiving shooting outside Trotter COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Slimantics: 110-year-old poster a memento of legendary MSU-Ole Miss game COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Council suspends CPD officer COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Man arrested for sex with 13-year-old STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY