A total of 38 candidates have qualified to run for office in Lowndes County.
It appears Tim Cox will continue to serve as Starkville's insurance agent of record.
The No. 11 Mississippi State women's basketball team defeated Ole Miss 55-47 before a single-game record crowd of 7,326 at Humphrey Coliseum on Sunday.
In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, "I Am Not Spock" -- an attempt to show the world he had many more facets than the pointy-eared character that had come to define him.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is among the leaders of a new economic development firm formed by Ridgeland-based Butler Snow LLP.
It's election year, and Mississippi policymakers are engaged in an escalating debate over who can offer the biggest, juiciest tax cut.
Members of the Columbus City Council are expected to make two appointments to the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees in coming meetings. Below is a summary of applicants for the two available positions.
A 41-year-old man is dead after being found shot in a vehicle parked in front of a Holly Hills home in Columbus early Saturday.
Forrest Allgood and Scott Colom are both vying to be the district attorney that oversees the Golden Triangle.
Candidates making a late push to qualify for county races before Friday's 5 p.m. deadline added interest and surprised incumbents in a few developed races.
For long-time developer Mark Castleberry, The Mill at Mississippi State University represents the most challenging project of his career.
Twenty-four Democrats, 14 Republicans and two independents tossed their hats into the races for 18 elected Oktibbeha County positions before Friday's qualification window closed.
Attorneys for death row inmate Charles Ray Crawford will argue before the Mississippi Supreme Court March 23 that the man's 1994 rape conviction should be tossed out because he received poor legal representation at his trial.
Power has been fully returned to Lowndes County.
Former longtime Mississippi Speaker of the House Tim Ford has died of a heart attack.
One hundred and seventy-two years and one day ago, Friendship Presbyterian Church opened its doors in Columbus. They began burying their dead there, too.
On Jan. 29, Donna Bain of Carrollton, Alabama, was in her home cooking supper when she got a text from her 10-year-old son, Clark, who was out hunting with Donna's husband, Keith.
What does being No. 1 mean for a football coach at Mississippi State? For Dan Mullen, it means more than $4 million dollars per year.
Recently acquired grant funding will give Starkville Police Department an unblinking watchman at one of Starkville's busiest intersections.
1. Cajun seafood restaurant coming to Highway 45 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Parents swarm Starkville middle school after false social media threat STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Lowndes investigators search for child abuse suspect COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Sweet Adeline: Child's future hangs in balance as Columbus family awaits liver transplant COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Man gets life sentences for kidnapping, sexual battery COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY