President Barack Obama is pledging to eliminate the "scourge" of sexual assault in the military while cautioning that it will take a long and sustained effort by all military members.
Nine months after being indicted by the U.S. Attorney's Office on fraud charges relating to a nationwide testing scam, a teacher is still on paid leave with the Columbus Municipal School District.
For more than a century, Palmer Home for Children has provided safety, shelter and love for children in need. Now, the Columbus facility is adding a new facet to its services -- a library and school for the 90 children who call the 110-acre campus their home.
Earlier this week, Sean O'Keefe, American Eurocopter parent company CEO , said cuts to the Pentagon budget under the "sequester" budget reduction plan could force the company to slash production of the UH-72 Lakota helicopter, which is produced at its Columbus facility.
A New York higher education administrator and faculty member is Mississippi State's new engineering dean.
The Tennessee Valley Authority will pull the plug on Starkville's power supply early Sunday while workers improve the area's power grid.
Ward 2 alderman candidate Lisa Wynn is formally challenging the Starkville Municipal Democratic Executive Committee's Monday decision to reject at least one affidavit, Wynn's attorney Charles Yoste said Thursday.
Mississippi could choose its new state superintendent of education by October. The state Board of Education agreed in a Thursday discussion to take applications for the post from early June through early September, with plans to interview finalists in late September and reach a contract with a new leader by October.
Companies that drill for oil and natural gas on federal lands will be required to disclose publicly the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing operations, the Obama administration said Thursday.
Custodial and maintenance staff with the Columbus Municipal School District will have 28 hours of pay deducted from their next paychecks as reimbursement for pay approved by their supervisors but ruled inappropriate by district officials. The 39 employees will lose approximately $200 to $500, depending on their pay rate.
Lowndes County Superintendent Lynn Wright is concerned the district may be judged to have misappropriated taxpayer funds if their vote opposing starting an alternative school in the county is not reversed.
A contract worker died from injuries sustained in an accident at Columbus Air Force Base Thursday afternoon.
This year's United Way of Lowndes County pacesetters may want to get a running start before trying to keep up with their new leader.
A timeline has been set for financial firms to submit proposals to manage finances from Lowndes County's hospital sale.
2. Slimantics: Rebels' Chad Kelly rains on Dak Prescott's parade STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Man arrested for walking onto field during Egg Bowl STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Bush visits Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. CVB purchases Elks Club COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY