A group of Columbus High School basketball players will face off with a much longer-in-the-tooth team dubbed the Possum Town Trotters, led by Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, at 6 p.m. Thursday in the CHS Gymnasium in a charity game for the Relay for Life.
The "uniform" is different for Sharon Fanning-Otis these days.
Circuit Judge Lee Howard sentenced Mason Perry Jones to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.
The Miss. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill renewing Starkville's 2 percent food and beverage tax through 2018 this week.
The Golden Triangle Regional Airport will become the first airport in Mississippi to have expedited screening for passengers registered with TSA Pre, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
Federal and state authorities are investigating the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi who had been missing for more than two weeks, the FBI said Thursday.
Sky-gazers in the Arctic were treated to a perfect view of a total solar eclipse today as the moon completely blocked out the sun in a clear sky, casting a shadow over Norway's remote archipelago of Svalbard.
Hillary Rodham Clinton says the nation's political class could use "camps for adults" to foster cooperation because too many leaders get backed into partisan corners and refuse to work together.
Whether the issue is immigration or federal budgets, Republicans keep learning a bitter lesson: Their sizable and near-historic congressional majority doesn't necessarily mean they can govern.
A House Republican's effort to better coordinate government-wide efforts to free U.S. hostages held abroad is winning early support from the Pentagon chief.
Japanese police said they arrested a man on Thursday accused of making bomb threats against the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, and media reports said he is also a possible suspect in recent death threats against Ambassador Caroline Kennedy.
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had a variety of extremist materials on his computer, including an issue of the al-Qaida magazine Inspire with an article entitled "Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom," an FBI agent testified Thursday.
The two extremist gunmen who killed 21 people at a museum in Tunis trained in neighboring Libya before carrying out the deadly attack, a top Tunisian security official said.
Would-be District 5 supervisor candidate Marty Turner is appealing the Lowndes County Democratic Executive Committee's decision to exclude him from the Aug. 4 primary ballot.
An aerospace businessman of 19 years, Sam Adcock of Columbus quit his job Tuesday.
Two of the Golden Triangle's three largest cities saw increases in sales tax revenue received in March.
It has been a good year for native Mississippians on American Idol.
Deep South Pout, a women's fashion store which has been on Main Street for three years, is moving to Wilkins Wise Road.
Five applicants, including three internal Starkville Fire Department employees, will interview March 30 for the city's vacant fire chief position.
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