The Columbus City Council now has three names to consider in filling a pair of vacancies on the Columbus Municipal School District board.
At 11 a.m., as the sun neared its highest point and the day became unseasonably warm, a crowd of marchers departed from Missionary Union Baptist Church. They marched to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle will hold a community blood drive in the hospital's Outpatient Pavilion Conference Center on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Almost four years after its construction and months of renovations, Unity Park and its numerous plaques honoring local and state figures key in advancing civil rights were formally dedicated and unveiled during Starkville's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday.
Columbus police have arrested four suspects after someone allegedly shot at officers early Sunday morning.
The president of Mississippi Valley State University challenged members of the Mississippi State and Starkville community to choose wisely between "chaos and community" in their daily lives and actions.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday that he wants to eliminate Mississippi's $5 annual vehicle inspection sticker, decrease the cost for a concealed-carry gun permit and revamp the school funding formula.
Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama's health care law.
The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages Tuesday unless they receive $200 million in 72 hours.
A Lowndes County boy is dead following a shooting incident at his home Monday morning.
Austin Rayford, left, and Alicia Chandler, right, help hang clothes at the Salvation Army Thrift Store on Saturday as a volunteer project for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
They stood out at the ribbon cutting. Amidst the crowd of local media clamoring to get a photo of Governor Phil Bryant as he opened Yokohama Boulevard, three journalists were not from a local outlet, or even a Mississippi media group.
A Mississippi organization is formally seeking signatures on a petition for a ballot initiative measure that would legalize and regulate cannabis and industrial hemp throughout the state.
The GED Testing Service has announced a special offer to help adults prepare for and take the GED test next month.
New challengers have emerged for Oktibbeha County's circuit clerk, District 2 supervisor and coroner, meaning incumbents must now launch their own campaigns for re-election.
All Mississippi politicians say they love education, especially during election years. The key question is: How do they translate that love into public policy?
Republican lawmakers are already signaling they will do what they can to block President Barack Obama's pitch for tax increases on the wealthiest Americans.
Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie "Selma" marched with hundreds in a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., one of many events around the nation ushering in today's federal holiday for the slain civil rights leader.
1. Starkville Walmart murder suspect had criminal history STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Second child involved in Sunday wreck dies COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Officer fired for pointing gun at subdued suspect COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Architectural plans in place for downtown hotel COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Two local educators inducted to Unity Park STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY