After three years of construction, seven miles of northbound lanes on Highway 45 South will be opened today. Southbound lanes still require a finishing layer of asphalt and should be completed by July 4, contractors said.
Thailand's army chief seized power today in a bloodless coup, mounting the country's 12th military takeover since 1932 in what he called a necessary move to restore stability after nearly seven months of political deadlock and deadly violence.
After tabling the matter two weeks ago, the Columbus City Council has agreed to pay cash for half of cost overruns after the lowest base bid for the bullet trap and building for the shooting range for Columbus Air Force Base exceeded the initial project budget.
The Mississippi Charter School Authorizing Board held a public forum in Columbus Tuesday night. Approximately 50 people gathered at Genesis Church, and what would be the home of Inspire Charter School, to hear from ICS's executive director Darren Leach and offer their input.
Mississippi's largest soccer tournament will take place in Columbus this weekend. One hundred and twenty teams from every corner of the state are scheduled to take part in the Mississippi Soccer Association's President's Cup.
Columbus Municipal School District Interim Superintendent Edna McGill announced Wednesday that she will apply to be the district's next superintendent.
Starkville aldermen unofficially delayed receipt of recommendations on possibly outsourcing the city's sanitation services Tuesday after Chief Administrative Officer Taylor Adams and department head Emma Gandy asked for more time to study internal, cost-saving measures.
The Starkville Police Department charged 26-year-old Antwjuan Terry, of 326 W. Half Mile St., Apartment A8, West Point, with aggravated assault and armed robbery in connection with a May 15 shooting.
The main gate at Columbus Air Force Base was shut down Tuesday after a military dog alerted on a vehicle attempting to enter the base.
The Vernon City Complex will be a bit more colorful in a few weeks.
A Brooksville man was arrested Monday and charged with possession of a stolen firearm after gunfire was exchanged near an apartment complex in Columbus.
A Columbus man has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident with injuries after he allegedly struck a woman with his vehicle and then fled the scene
Antitrust experts say AT&T's bid for DirecTV could reap immediate regulatory rewards. Coming so quickly on the heels of a rival cable company merger -- the pairing of Comcast and Time Warner Cable -- makes it easier for regulators to approve both transactions because they create two counterbalanced giants in pay TV.
Sixteen people from several states and other countries have been arrested on charges that they took part in a fraud that used stolen information to get money and goods and then ship them to South Africa and Nigeria, according to documents unsealed in federal court Tuesday.
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