Unhappy Republicans say Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas has given President Barack Obama a present this holiday season -- a gift certificate good for confirmation of 12 judicial appointments.
The Columbus Municipal School District has created a free after school program for students.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges has reaffirmed the accreditation of Mississippi University for Women for another 10 years.
Five people escaped from a Sydney cafe where a gunman took an unknown number of hostages during this morning's rush hour.
A Caledonia man died Saturday after his motorcycle collided with another vehicle on Highway 12 East.
An Associated Press report claims the state underfunded Starkville School District by $12.08 million from Fiscal Year 2009-2015.
Like most districts, the Lowndes County School District and the Columbus Municipal School District have been underfunded by the state over the past five years.
Cindy Lawrence went Christmas tree shopping at Lowe's on Monday during her lunch hour and her preference for a live one was clear from the entrance she used.
"Think about how you can give back to your community and make it a better place," Entergy Mississippi President and CEO Haley R. Fisackerly said during Saturday's fall commencement ceremonies at Mississippi State University.
A group reviewing Mississippi prison contracts could recommend changes requiring more accountability in how all state agencies purchase goods or hire people to provide services, members said after their first meeting Friday.
Rose Clayton Cochran has died. She was 73.
So you think you are finally getting one over on the gas stations as you pay well under $3 a gallon for the first time in four years?
Their power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive Saturday to confirm roughly 20 of President Barack Obama's nominees.
When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan.
Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments.
Starkville Parks Commission Chairman Dan Moreland tendered a letter of resignation this week to Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins and will step down from his position by the end of the year. Perkins asked Moreland to continue serving until June 30, but the commissioner refused.
For the fourth time, Mississippi University for Women has been recognized on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
The 2014 Columbus Christmas Parade is Saturday night. It begins at 7 p.m. and takes its normal route: down Main Street then back up College Street.
Thursday morning, Gary Weathers of Weathers Construction took a half-hour to join a tour of the Riverwalk connector.
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