Investigators in the nation's second-largest dog fighting bust said defendants' stiff sentences should send a message that the cruel spectacles will not be tolerated.
A political gambit by an endangered Senate Democrat broke loose long-stalled legislation to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline as the lame-duck Congress returned to a Capitol where results of last week's GOP blowout are still sinking in.
Eat With Us is excited to announce a new Director of Sales and Marketing, Shannon Barkley.
Palmer Home for Children is pleased to introduce Paul Hogg as the new Executive Director of Jonah's Journey.
Students at Cook Elementary are embarking on a tour of Japanese culture -- and they don't even have to leave Columbus.
In the past year, Columbus Police Chief Tony Carleton has focused on community policing and building a strong department with top-notch officers.
Barring an appeal, companies entrusted with cleaning up Kerr-McGee sites across the country are going to receive the money they need to do so within weeks.
A federal judge has given opponents of a silicon metal plant in Mississippi's northeast corner a chance to make their case in court.
The Japan-America Society of Mississippi was founded in 2002 as an avenue to bridge cultural gaps between families that were moving in for the then-new Nissan factory and their suppliers in Central Mississippi.
A delayed audit of Starkville School District's Fiscal Year 2012-2013 shows the district spent more than it received.
In last week's elections, Alabama Republicans shrank their once-powerful Democratic opponents to just eight seats in the state Senate.
Emails showing that General Motors ordered a half-million replacement ignition switches nearly two months before telling the government of a safety recall will be heavily scrutinized by federal prosecutors.
Police will work to protect peaceful protesters after a grand jury's decision in the Michael Brown shooting case is announced, but those who cross the line into violence will face consequences, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon warned Tuesday.
Let's say President Barack Obama gets his way and high-speed Internet service providers are governed by the same U.S. regulations imposed on telephone companies 80 years ago.
In long tunics and Bedouin scarves, men kick a soccer ball in front of the U.S. consulate.
Three months after the Columbus Municipal School District board voted to revamp the district's curriculum, the district is sitting on $500,000-plus worth of unused textbooks.
When Elvin Woodrow Taylor was drafted into the Air Force in 1942, the last thing he thought he would be doing was flying planes.
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2. Brown picks former SHS teacher for recognition STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
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