Candidates making a late push to qualify for county races before Friday's 5 p.m. deadline added interest and surprised incumbents in a few developed races.
For long-time developer Mark Castleberry, The Mill at Mississippi State University represents the most challenging project of his career.
Twenty-four Democrats, 14 Republicans and two independents tossed their hats into the races for 18 elected Oktibbeha County positions before Friday's qualification window closed.
Attorneys for death row inmate Charles Ray Crawford will argue before the Mississippi Supreme Court March 23 that the man's 1994 rape conviction should be tossed out because he received poor legal representation at his trial.
Power has been fully returned to Lowndes County.
Former longtime Mississippi Speaker of the House Tim Ford has died of a heart attack.
One hundred and seventy-two years and one day ago, Friendship Presbyterian Church opened its doors in Columbus. They began burying their dead there, too.
On Jan. 29, Donna Bain of Carrollton, Alabama, was in her home cooking supper when she got a text from her 10-year-old son, Clark, who was out hunting with Donna's husband, Keith.
What does being No. 1 mean for a football coach at Mississippi State? For Dan Mullen, it means more than $4 million dollars per year.
Recently acquired grant funding will give Starkville Police Department an unblinking watchman at one of Starkville's busiest intersections.
A roughly $3.5 million project to upgrade water meters in Columbus is still incomplete.
The Exchange Club of Columbus will sponsor The Leprechaun Chase, a 5K and 1 Mile Walk/Run, Saturday, March 14 at 8 a.m.
Chick-fil-A in Starkville will host the "Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series of Starkville" to benefit The Palmer Home for Children.
Republican leaders eager to avert a partial government shutdown are getting heat from conservative colleagues who ask what the fuss is all about.
Two Mississippi Supreme Court justices said Thursday that the court should find the state's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional and not wait for a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court.
The auto industry, fed up with slow progress toward finding out why some air bags explode with too much force, has hired a Virginia rocket science company to investigate the matter.
Two men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group were vocal both online and in person about their commitment and desire to join the extremists.
As snow accumulated Wednesday evening on the Golden Triangle, hazardous road conditions took a toll on area drivers and many residences experienced stretches of no electricity.
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