An Afghanistan war veteran who absorbed the blast of a grenade to protect a fellow Marine will receive the medal of honor next month, becoming the eighth living recipient for actions in Afghanistan or Iraq.
The head of the Confederate League of the South says an advertising company has removed a highway billboard that advocated a Southern secession from the United States.
Burger King is scrapping its 40-year-old "Have It Your Way" slogan in favor of the more personal "Be Your Way."
China today warned the United States was jeopardizing military ties by charging five Chinese officers with cyberspying and tried to turn the tables on Washington by calling it "the biggest attacker of China's cyberspace."
Late last month, when the tornadoes cut across Louisville and took 10 lives, Kathy Doty loaded up her canine partners and drove toward the destruction to help find the missing.
No local offices are up for grabs during next month's primary elections for Lowndes, Oktibbeha, Clay or Noxubee counties.
The Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors will not meet today as previously scheduled due to lack of a quorum.
Priming itself for the age of Internet-delivered video, AT&T Inc. said it would buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion in cash and stock, or $95 per share.
A national civil rights group called Human Rights Campaign faces significant challenges as it tries to make Mississippi's legal climate more open for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents.
Mississippi State University is considering spending $60.5 million to build two new residence halls. The College Board Thursday approved plans for MSU to hire the McCarty Company Design Group to design two 356-bed dormitories, plus a 10,000-square-foot facility for the Sonny Montgomery Center for America's Veterans.
A magistrate in Mississippi has scheduled a preliminary hearing Thursday for a conservative Mississippi blogger who is accused of photographing the bedridden wife of Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran without permission.
A federal court trial begins Monday over an Alabama abortion law that proponents say will make abortions safer and opponents say will close three of Alabama's five licensed abortion clinics.
A Saturday morning shooting left one man injured and a suspect in custody.
If a majority of councilmen vote in favor of a $5 million bond issue when they meet Tuesday, a 1.1 mill property tax increase is coming to residents and business owners in Columbus.
In less than three weeks, local charter school hopefuls will find out whether Columbus' Inspire Charter School will be opening its doors this fall.
A West Point man has been arrested and charged with possession of child pornography.
Authorities say a conservative Mississippi blogger went into a nursing home, photographed the bedridden wife of Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran without permission and posted an image online as part of an anti-Cochran video.
In the wake of a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma last month, a Utah lawmaker says he believes a firing squad is a more humane form of execution. And he plans to bring back that option for criminals sentenced to death in his state.
Lowndes County supervisors have selected a contractor to do infrastructure upgrades on a one-mile stretch of Old West Point Road.
On May 24th as the Mississippi School for Math and Science Class of 2014 dons their caps and gowns and proceeds to graduate, they will certainly have much on their minds. But one thing the vast majority won't be worried about is how they will pay for college.
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