On Monday, Starkville residents will march in solidarity of equal rights during Martin Luther King Jr. Day. One day later, aldermen are expected to rubberstamp decisions that critics say take away equality from members of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community.
A Lowndes County family lost their home Friday morning.
Flonzie Brown-Wright, Mississippi native, Civil Rights activist and former aide to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., visited Columbus and spoke at a prayer breakfast at Stephens Chapel M.B. Church on Saturday morning.
For Cathy Griffith and Rich Coachys, there is no sound more beautiful than the collective whir of 100-plus sewing machines.
The race for Lowndes County Circuit Clerk is now a five-person contest after three Republicans qualified to run.
A federal judge in Alabama ordered participants in a high-stakes dogfighting operation to pay a record $2 million in restitution for their animals' care.
The Mississippi Community College Board remained at an impasse in its search for a new executive director Friday, amid growing accusations that Gov. Phil Bryant has improperly intervened. Bryant denies any improper action.
Mississippi is withdrawing from a multi-state testing consortium as the state Board of Education prepares to seek new bids for state tests and tries to navigate political pressure surrounding its selection of tests and continued use of the Common Core State Standards.
Mississippi's attorney general says a suit against him by Google should be dismissed.
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Thursday that "the public is smarter than most people might believe" and it's wrong for people to suggest Mississippi voters might be confused by having two education funding proposals on November's ballot.
Setting the stage for a potentially historic ruling, the Supreme Court announced Friday it will decide whether same-sex couples have a right to marry everywhere in America under the Constitution.
The U.S. Postal Service on Thursday proposed slight increases for mailing postcards and international letters -- but wants to leave first-class "Forever" stamps at their present 49 cents.
A best-selling account of a 6-year-old boy's journey to heaven and back has been pulled after the boy retracted his story.
It's not mentioned in Islam's holy book, the Quran, but the religion's ban on depicting the Prophet Muhammad -- even favorably -- has run firm through the centuries.
Muslim anger flared over a French satirical weekly's latest caricature of the Prophet Muhammad.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Thursday to commit $125,000 toward an incentive package that Golden Triangle Regional Airport Director Mike Hainsey said is needed to help secure westbound air service for the airport.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK is expected to ask Oktibbeha County supervisors and Starkville aldermen to issue a combined $10 million in economic development bonds.
With four simple words Thursday, a new partnership between Columbus Air Force Base and Moody Air Force Base became official.
Jean Williams, Starkville volunteer, dedicated member of First United Methodist Church and famous usher at Mississippi State basketball games, died Sunday.
1. SPED parent speaks at school board meeting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus police chief retiring at year's end COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local toy drives, fundraisers still short of goals COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Commission delays decision on Lipscomb House demolition COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. County OKs franchise agreement with MaxxSouth STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY