Jennifer Henderson Andrews, 41, and Scott Douglas Andrews, 44, of 220 Andrews Road, were arrested by investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department last week after posting disparaging comments about Andrews' ex-wife on the couple's Facebook pages.
Before Lowndes County supervisors approved a $10 million commitment toward what East Mississippi Community College and Golden Triangle Development LINK officials are referring to as a new Center for Manufacturing and Technology Excellence "on steroids," Malcolm Portera told them about a recent economy index that had Mississippi ranked dead last out of 50 states.
Millport resident Brenda Medley is keen to see the city improve water pressure for her home and those owned by others along Highway 96 and Payne Chapel Road after dealing with low pressure and sometimes discolored water, she told the Millport Town Council Monday night.
Two sisters charged with the stabbing death of a Hamilton man pleaded guilty in Clay County Circuit Court on Monday.
Starkville aldermen approved a non-binding letter of intent Tuesday to begin purchase negotiations with Cadence Bank for its $2.55 million Jackson Street location.
A Rankin County judge has set bond at $50,000 for a mother arrested about a week ago for hiding meth in her daughter's pants.
State Sen. Chris McDaniel was expected to announce today whether he will file a formal challenge of his loss to six-term U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran in the Mississippi Republican primary runoff.
A plan to toss footballs packed with cellphones and knives into a prison is to blame for a brawl that injured nine inmates, Mississippi's top prison official said Tuesday.
A former Monroe County sheriff's deputy has been ordered to serve probation on charges he punched a man while on duty.
The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries -- good news about an epidemic that is still growing simply because more people are living to an old age, new studies show.
New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom.
In a time of tragedy, local restaurateurs have banded together to help one of their own. Two weeks ago, 31-year-old Quinton Hill died after being shot during what police say was a robbery attempt at his Columbus home. On Monday, former Front Door/Back Door Restaurant owner Sarah Labensky and her staff gathered at Zachary's restaurant to raise money for Hill's family, which includes Hill's infant daughter.
When was the last time you remember temperatures dipping below 60 degrees in the middle of July? If you were born after 1967 your answer is "never," but that could change this week.
Lowndes County supervisors have agreed to a new three-year contract with the Golden Triangle Development LINK to represent the county's industrial development interests.
If you're like most people, when you get home from work everything gets turned on. The thermostat is set to Antarctica, the oven is cooking and ceiling fans are circulating. It can all lead to high bills.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman will introduce a resolution during today's board of aldermen meeting authorizing the legal transfer of over-collected school taxes to Starkville School District.
Inspectors at Los Angeles International Airport seized an unusually slimy package -- 67 live giant African snails that are a popular delicacy across West Africa.
U.S. Senate challenger Chris McDaniel is taking his quest to view original voting records to the Mississippi Supreme Court.
A Virginia man says he has claimed a kingdom in Africa so his daughter can be a princess.
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