The two counties with the highest unemployment in Mississippi are in or near the Golden Triangle.
A pay dispute between Starkville and the Hattiesburg-based contractor responsible for Carver Drive ditch improvements could result in a legal challenge after the city approved a payment in executive session Tuesday.
The case against two men charged with a West Point beating should be presented to the next grand jury, according to District Attorney Forest Allgood.
Chuck Younger will represent Lowndes County's District 17 in the Mississippi State Senate next year.
A third suspect has been arrested for his alleged role in a beating that left a man in a coma after he was found laying in a West Point parking lot in August.
Discussions on minimum building codes for commercial apartment complexes could begin after a Highlands Plantation deck collapse injured more than 10 people this weekend.
Gwen Roberson spent the last moments of her life face down on her kitchen floor.
Sunday afternoon, a young mother said the words she had been putting off for months.
Developers of the John M. Stone Cotton Mill, formerly known as MSU's E.E. Cooley Building, held several tours Friday of the historic building, which is located at the corner of Russell Street and Highway 12.
Lowndes County Circuit Clerk Haley Salazar said obtaining a marriage license usually takes less than a half hour. That might not initially be the case for same-sex couples should a U.S. District judge grant a preliminary injunction against the state's constitutionally-approved ban on same sex marriage, however.
Students at Mississippi University for Women and Mississippi State University could see a tuition increase.
The local branch of The Salvation Army is asking for the community's help this holiday season.
Before the city of Columbus annexed two months ago, District 3 was unique from the other four in Lowndes County in that none of it fell within the city limits.
If you happened to look up yesterday afternoon, you may have seen a sea of blue balloons over the town of Caledonia.
A teen accused of murdering his neighbor and then setting her house on fire has been indicted for arson and capital murder.
At least 16 people were injured early Saturday when two upper-level porches collapsed at a Highlands Plantation-area apartment complex.
Three weeks of campaigning will come down to Tuesday when voters decide who will serve the remaining year of the late Terry Brown's state senate term.
Authorities have arrested a man they believe to be responsible for illegal spice distribution.
Gov. Phil Bryant is pushing a $3 million plan to pay for community college for students who earn a technical diploma in high school.
1. 30-plus employers to recruit at job fair COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Would-be CPD officer popped for DUI, other charges COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Granting excellence STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Deputies seek man who wielded AR-15 rifle at park COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Starkville Utilities employee arrested for embezzlement STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY