Six local boys and girls will be the junior marshals in Columbus' annual Christmas parade on Dec. 14. The junior marshals were selected based on their entries in a holiday art contest sponsored by Main Street Columbus.
Local industry leaders were at Caledonia Middle School on Wednesday morning to judge the school's first science fair. Science teacher Renee Allen said she decided to have her students conduct a science project as a way of implementing Common Core.
Mexican troops and federal police kept a nighttime watch on a rural field where thieves abandoned a stolen shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60, while officials began planning the delicate task of recovering the dangerous material.
The poster for the 2014 Market Street Festival has been revealed. Main Street Columbus announced the winning poster Wednesday afternoon at Mississippi University for Women.
Paper copies of Newsweek will again roll off the presses starting next year.
Tupelo police arrested 38-year-old Michael Lee White, of Mooreville, on Wednesday on a felony fleeing warrant originating from Starkville Police Department after he was allegedly involved in a high-speed chase across Oktibbeha and Clay counties on Nov. 29.
Starkville's quest to become one of the first gigabit cities in Mississippi took another step forward Wednesday as C Spire began pre-registration efforts for its upcoming Fiber to the Home high-speed Internet service.
The vast majority of feature-length silent films made in America have been lost due to decay and neglect over the past 100 years, allowing an original 20th century art form to all but disappear, according to a study released Wednesday.
German police say they have arrested two people and seized illegally generated bitcoins worth more than $950,000 in an investigation of computer fraud.
Robert Huffman of Mathiston, director of Facility Management at North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point, recently completed the American Society for Healthcare Engineering Leadership Institute.
Dr. Anna Woodson has joined The Dermatology Clinic and Vitality Skin & Spa, in Columbus.
The federal government has granted Mississippi permission for a one-year delay in the use of evaluations to hire and fire teachers.
Authorities say 18-year-old Bennie Lederric Beal has been convicted of fatally shooting a Jackson store owner over $4.74 worth of gas in 2011.
Ailing former South African President Nelson Mandela is not "doing well" but is continuing to put up a courageous fight from his "deathbed," members of his family have told the South African Broadcasting Corporation in an interview.
Needed to keep a school building running these days: Water, electricity -- and broadband. Interactive digital learning on laptops and tablets is replacing traditional textbooks in many cases. Students are taking computer-based tests instead of fill-in-the bubble exams. Teachers are accessing far-off resources for lessons.
Three facts about Watkins 45 in Columbus. One, it is the city's third busiest convenience store. Two, it sells more Hunt Brothers Pizza pies than any other Mississippi location. Three, its longtime owner sold it to Sprint Mart on Monday.
The City of Vernon's first official website will be fully functional in 45 days, Mayor Glenn Crawford announced at the Vernon City Council meeting Monday.
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2. Higgins: $150 million project eying Lowndes Port COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. CPD officer involved in fight to go before city council COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. MSU horticulture student gains experience at Smith Landscaping COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY