The Mississippi Court of Appeals overturned Tuesday a judge's order to the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors to re-open Co-Op Road.
New voters in Lowndes County have until Saturday to register with the Lowndes County Circuit Clerk's office.
Damage survey teams from the National Weather Service in Jackson confirmed four tornadoes hit Lowndes County during Monday's severe weather outbreak.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith said his office and Columbus Light and Water have fielded numerous calls from East Columbus residents who have been without power since Monday's severe weather event and crews are working to address their needs.
Ripped and weathered scraps of paper and photographs from Louisville -- tiny reminders of the hurt and destruction a tornado caused there -- fell from the sky into Caledonia yards Monday.
For a couple of weeks there has been a sign in front of a vacant storefront in downtown Columbus that reads, "Taylor Smith Shoes." Just beneath that sign is another that reads, "Coming Soon."
Community Counseling Services has elected to cancel six fundraising yard sales originally scheduled for May 2 at its facilities in Columbus, Starkville, West Point, Ackerman, Louisville and Macon.
Starkville Community Market begins its 2014 season with a limited, early season produce market 7:30 a.m. Saturday and a new, mid-week supplemental market 4 p.m. Tuesday.
A Montana man is accused of setting a trap and blindly blasting a shotgun into his garage, killing a 17-year-old German exchange student. A Minnesota man is convicted of lying in wait in his basement for two teenagers and killing them during a break-in.
A gas explosion at a jail has injured 100 to 150 inmates and corrections officers, a county spokeswoman said.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford will take a leave of absence to seek help for alcohol, he said, as a report surfaced about a second video of the mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine.
Bob Hoskins never lost his Cockney accent, even as he became a global star who charmed and alarmed audiences in a vast range of roles.
A gunman who wounded six colleagues in an Atlanta-area rampage didn't seem enthusiastic about his job loading boxes but never mentioned problems with co-workers or supervisors, his father said Wednesday.
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