A woman accused of stabbing her boyfriend to death in 2013 is standing trial for murder this week in Lowndes County Circuit Court.
A trial for a Columbus man charged with murder began Wednesday in Lowndes County Circuit Court.
Now that Lowndes County School District voters have approved a $44 million bond issue for capital improvements, the district must decide the timeline and next steps for the projects.
Golden Triangle high school students who took the WorkKeys test this spring out-performed the regional average.
Although the establishment of a full charter school by Peter's Rock Temple Church of God in Christ is unlikely, the organization may operate a preschool, like many other religious and nonreligious organizations, without local school board approval.
A Hattiesburg police officer killed last weekend in the line of duty will be laid to rest in Starkville on Saturday.
There is a new business at The Shops at Brickerton in Columbus.
The Columbus Police Department is investigating a Wednesday afternoon shooting.
Republicans finally won House approval Wednesday for a late-term abortion ban after dropping rape provisions that provoked a rebellion by female GOP lawmakers, forcing party leaders into an embarrassing retreat.
Democrat Walter Zinn got the most votes in a congressional special election in north Mississippi this week, and he and Republican Trent Kelly advanced to a June 2 runoff.
A fifth person was arrested Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of two Mississippi police officers last weekend.
Hancock County narcotics agents said they've seized 22 marijuana plants growing outside a home in Kiln, and arrested a man, woman and their son.
A key question remains for many students who've finally settled on a college destination: How will they or their parents handle health care coverage?
Just 3 miles from the catastrophic BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a Louisiana company is seeking to unlock the same oil and natural gas that turned into a deadly disaster.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says the state is getting $358,269 from Verizon Wireless and Sprint in a settlement of charges that the mobile giants allowed phony charges on their customers' monthly bills so they could keep a cut of the profit.
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