A Friday morning fire destroyed family of four's home on Hughes Road.
Six men, including two who allegedly hindered investigators, face charges in connection with the May 15 murder of James White in Clay County.
Golden Triangle Development LINK chief operating officer Joey Deason predicted bond intent notices that could help fund a future industrial park will come before city and county leaders as early as July now that both boards have formally recommitted to the organization's search for land.
Helping Hands has begun its ninth annual summer fan drive with assistance from United Way of Lowndes County.
When the long-debated, often-delayed Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway opened in 1984, critics condemned the almost $2-billion project as an example of "pork barrel" waste while advocates claimed the waterway would become a major shipping corridor, estimating that the waterway would carry 28 million tons in its first year and 99 million tons by 2035.
A white Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges by a judge who said he could not determine the officer alone fired the fatal shots.
TLC pulled the reality series "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule on Friday, a move that follows reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a juvenile.
Col. John Nichols, wing commander of the 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base, salutes during a Memorial Day retreat ceremony Thursday at the base in remembrance of all military members who have fallen in the line of duty.
Starkville aldermen awarded its $2.7 million-maximum infrastructure bonds to FTN Financial, a subsidiary of the Memphis, Tennessee-based First Horizon National Corporation, during Thursday's recess meeting.
Some deals take months, even years, to put together.
The local Juneteenth celebration lives on.
Old homes in Mississippi are hardly rare.
On Thursday, Katrina Sunivelle, director of Contact Helpline in Columbus, spoke to volunteers and representatives of local organizations at On Common Ground: Building Partnerships through Networking, an event sponsored by Community Outreach.
Students in 11 states and the District of Columbia will spend less time next year taking tests based on the Common Core standards, a decision made in response to widespread opposition to testing requirements.
The College Board has named University of Mississippi Provost Morris Stocks to lead the university on an interim basis beginning June 15.
Motorcycle clubs have gathered dozens of times at Roy Barnett's bar for meetings just like the one that led to a shootout among rival biker gangs at a Waco restaurant.
A Nebraska man opened fire Wednesday on officers who were trying to arrest him for a previous shooting, prompting police to return gunfire in a shootout that left one officer and the suspect dead, Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said.
A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries he suffered in police custody, allowing the state's attorney to press ahead with the most serious charges despite criticism that she was part of an "overzealous prosecution."
The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and called for change in order to prevent "the end of us as a national movement."
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