Gunshots rang out in south Columbus on Monday afternoon in the area of Fifth Avenue South, causing a group of teenagers to bolt and officers from the Columbus Police Department to respond to the area.
It takes three minutes to walk to the center of the 30-by-30-foot formation being painted underneath a blue sun-structure behind Franklin Academy Medical Sciences and Wellness Magnet School.
The plan to reduce wasteful spending in the Columbus public works department is evidently starting to pay dividends.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors agreed Monday to purchase a parking lot and building near the courthouse.
Starkville aldermen could pave the way for infrastructure improvements associated with a $21.9 million, mixed-use development along eastern Highway 12 during today's city meeting.
Terry Walters, 57, has accepted the role as head of school for CCA and will serve as principal for grades 7-12.
The first time Chris Clark cut someone's hair other than his own, it did not go well.
A blogger who pleaded guilty in a conspiracy to break into a nursing home and shoot unauthorized video of the ailing wife of a U.S. senator was sentenced Monday to serve more than two years in prison.
Two escaped murderers remained at large as a woman charged with helping the killers flee from a maximum-security prison by providing them hacksaw blades, chisels and other tools made a second appearance in a New York court.
Willie Hill sat on a folding chair under the porch of a small utility building, waiting for the official dedication ceremonies for his new home next door.
Two Starkville men were charged last week in connection to a residential burglary in which a firearm was stolen.
Authorities say a falling tree branch killed a 10-year-old boy as baseball teams were leaving the field because of a storm.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has corrected an error in the wastewater pretreatment permit it issued Yokohama that would have allowed the company's Clay County facility to discharge cadmium, a known cancer-causing agent, at a level that exceeds safe limits.
Entities in the Golden Triangle have paid nearly half a million dollars in environmental penalties in fewer than five years.
A tall, blue-collar man is eating at a gas station. His sewn-on nametag says 'Jimmy' in red letters and he's talking with another man over sandwiches. When asked if he knew what was in his tires, he laughed and looked around uncertainly.
The Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees approved the hire of a new business manager, appointed a new principal at Caledonia High School and approved a technology fee for students at Friday's board meeting.
Officers from the Columbus Police Department responded to a call about gunshots in the 2200 block of Washington Avenue shortly after 5:00 p.m. on Friday.
A grand jury will review a complaint that a Perkinston man threatened a federal agent with a metal pipe when the agent visited the man's farm headquarters.
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