In a remarkable political turnaround, six-term Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi edged out tea party-backed challenger Chris McDaniel Tuesday night in a bruising, costly Republican runoff that pitted Washington clout against insistence on conservative purity.
The Columbus Municipal School Board will announce the finalists for the superintendent's position on July 1.
A business based in Columbus for more than half a century won a national award last week. Columbus Scrap Material was named scrap company of the year during the American Metal Market Awards for Steel Excellence dinner in New York City on June 17.
The Columbus Police Department is releasing few details about an armed robbery that occurred at a Columbus hotel Monday morning.
Eastbound travelers on Highway 82 who want to go to West Point or Tupelo will soon have an easier way to get on the road that takes them there.
Fried chicken chain KFC said two different investigations have not found any evidence that an employee asked a 3-year-old girl and family members to leave because injuries she suffered in a pit bull mauling disturbed customers.
Millport Town Council members and Mayor Icie Wriley weren't expecting construction bids to repair its faulty sewer lagoon to be more than twice the amount they have to spend.
Starkville School District officials project the system will require a 65.24-mill tax levy to operate under its Fiscal Year 2014-2015 budget, a slight increase from FY 2012-2013's and FY 2013-2014's 62.96-mill rate.
Doug Magee of Mendenhall turned back a challenge from Dennis Quinn of Magnolia on Tuesday in the Democrat runoff in the 3rd Congressional District.
When the government updates its estimate today of how the U.S. economy fared last quarter, the number is pretty sure to be ugly. Horrible even.
Memphis Zoo officials have banned a woman after saying she climbed over a barrier to the enclosure where lions are kept and tried to feed them cookies.
Burdened with Alabama's highest unemployment rate, long abandoned by textile mills and furniture plants, Wilcox County desperately needs jobs.
A Pennsylvania pastor who broke church law by presiding over his son's same-sex wedding ceremony and then became an outspoken activist for gay rights can return to the pulpit after a United Methodist Church appeals panel on Tuesday overturned a decision to defrock him.
Bill Clinton defended Hillary Rodham Clinton's commitment to the poor and working Americans on Tuesday, saying his family's post-presidential wealth had not prevented the former secretary of state from understanding the economic problems of Americans.
Responding to a major case of research misconduct, federal prosecutors have taken the rare step of filing charges against a scientist after he admitted falsifying data that led to millions in grants and hopes of a breakthrough in AIDS vaccine research.
The government is considering whether to sue banks and other mortgage servicers to recover its losses from alleged insurance kickbacks that may have cost government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hundreds of millions of dollars, according to an internal report.
The number of requested absentee ballots in the Golden Triangle ahead of today's run-off election is greater than the number requested prior to the June 3 primary.
The assistant band director for Columbus High School was found dead in a Mississippi University for Women dorm room Monday.
A bail hearing has been set for a Clay County woman accused of killing her baby by giving him a lethal overdose of cough syrup.
1. CPD officer suspended for Facebook posts COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Suspects lead police on chase through two counties COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Childhood home of noted Disney animator, painter Joshua Meador is on the market COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. County pushes city to relax Cornerstone regulations STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Proposed pay raise for councilmen fails COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY