A committee formed Monday to develop the new citizen input policy at council meetings. The draft they proposed will be considered for approval during tonight's 5 p.m. meeting at the Columbus Municipal Complex.
Tuition at Mississippi's junior and community colleges will increase by an average of about 4 percent this fall, according to figures from the state Board of Community and Junior Colleges.
Bill Kibler, Mississippi State University vice president for student affairs, is expected to take over as president of Texas-based Sul Ross State University before fall semester after he was recently named the position's sole finalist.
KFC Corp. says it's investigating allegations that a restaurant employee in Jackson asked a 3-year-old to leave because her facial injuries disturbed other patrons.
Oktibbeha County supervisors may not have an opportunity to discuss a potential ordinance mandating safer night club rules until July as officials travel to the coast this week for a conference.
A central Florida man who weighs about 450 pounds faces multiple charges after sheriff's deputies say he hid cocaine and 23 grams of marijuana under his "stomach fat."
Residents of Pilger braced for a massive cleanup after a storm with dual tornadoes tore through their tiny northeast Nebraska town, killing a 5-year-old and damaging more than half of the community's structures.
General Motors says it needs to change or replace the keys for about 3.4 million cars because they could cause the ignition switch to move out of position if they're carrying too much weight.
Mayor Eric Garcetti used the F-bomb in declaring it a big day for LA.
The case against a 20-year-old Memphis man, arrested during an undercover drug bust in Southaven in which another suspect was killed, is going to a DeSoto County grand jury.
Mississippi has sued Experian, the world's largest firm that collects detailed information about consumers to evaluate their financial trustworthiness.
If you've walked through downtown Columbus lately, chances are you've seen the artwork of Katherine Munson. Last year, Munson was one of several who painted a mural at the Hitching Lot Farmer's Market. Last month, she helped design and paint a mural in Coggin's Alleyway off of Fifth Street South. This week, she's at it again.
Roy DeBerry learned at an early age what could happen to a black boy who violated Mississippi's Jim Crow-era social code.
Columbus councilmen will meet Tuesday to formally approve issuing $5 million in bonds to finance infrastructure work.
Nearly two decades ago, Hank T. Holmes oversaw the release of records from the defunct Mississippi Sovereignty Commission, a segregationist agency that spied on civil rights workers.
The Harrison County Coroner's Office has identified a man killed in a shooting at Biloxi apartment complex on Saturday night.
A Chattanooga man recently added to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's "Top 10 Most Wanted" list has been captured in Mississippi.
The father of a Lauderdale County Sheriff's deputy is charged with arson in a March 12 fire that destroyed his son's house.
Picture students in a classroom, poring for weeks over Spoon Jackson, Eudora Welty, Langston Hughes and others.
1. Police release more details on cold case murder arrest COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Defendant shows up to court high COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Having a voice: Tyler Edmonds seeks compensation from Mississippi for three years he spent in prison COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Documents: Nicholas seeks tourism rebate for hotel, won't pursue local TIF funds STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Man accused of stealing meat from Sunflower found not guilty COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY