Pentagon leaders are trying to "fine tune" U.S. strategy for ousting the Islamic State group from Iraq.
Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct."
The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access.
The mystery of Swiss cheese and its disappearing holes has been solved: The milk's too clean.
People passing through Columbus looking for a place to stay have a wide range of choices.
The many volunteers who work week in and week out to ensure the hungry of Lowndes County receive basic sustenance remind the community that tickets are still available for the Loaves & Fishes Soup Kitchen's major annual fundraiser.
Renovations to the Trotter Convention Center in downtown Columbus are nearly complete, and the project is on pace to come in under budget.
Tronox officials have announced the company will cease production of sodium chlorate at its Hamilton facility at the end of November.
The U.S. Department of Justice has multiple issues with the upcoming Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District's merger plan, including the preservation of a "one-race, African-American" school already comprised mostly of minority students, court records show.
WHEREhouse Dance Company in downtown Columbus is moving.
With six to 11 named storms predicted, this year's hurricane season may be slower than average -- but officials say that's no reason for Atlantic and Gulf coast residents to rest easy.
The Mississippi Horse Park on Saturday will host the Oktibbeha County 4-H Horse Show.
The contest for Mississippi's Northern District transportation commissioner narrowed to three Wednesday after Hernando Mayor Chip Johnson formally dropped out of the race.
Authorities say a ninth person has been arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of two Mississippi police officers who were killed during a traffic stop.
Hillary Rodham Clinton says pay equity between men and women, more generous parental leave policies and a higher minimum wage are not issues of importance merely to women but concerns that go to the heart of why it's "hard to get ahead and stay ahead in America."
If honeybees are busy pollinating large, blooming croplands, farmers wanting to spray toxic pesticides will soon have to buzz off.
1. Lee Middle deal possibly a month away COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Innovation Challenge gives young entrepreneurs a head start STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. A house to love: The Haven, historic downtown home, passes to new ownership COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Future of Ryan's uncertain COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CAFB air show reduced to one day COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY