Residents responded favorably to conceptual plans for a soccer park to be located on 70 acres in the Burns Bottom area, noting few concerns, such as parking and ensuring the park — which officials say will offer much more than soccer — offers adequate facilities for the sport.
Jan Morgan was cycling Monday along Bluff Lake Road, near the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, when she suddenly found herself standing on the side of the road, dazed, injured and unable to identify her surroundings.
Numerous streets will begin closing Friday morning and afternoon for the 15th annual Market Street Festival.
Fifteen people were arrested on felony charges, according to reports released from the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office.
If there is any place in the South that is ready for new business when the recession eases up, northeast Mississippi is the place, Tupelo Mayor Jack Reed told local business leaders Tuesday.
Main Street Columbus has received an award from a national organization for its efforts in downtown beautification and building strategic partnerships.
Aberdeen has misplaced $380,000 and missed out on nearly $1 million, according to an independent auditor.
Residents Tuesday exhorted the Columbus City Council to better address issues of crime in the city.
Blake Wilson, president of the Mississippi Economic Council, will address Mississippi University for Women graduates on Saturday in Whitfield Hall’s Rent Auditorium on the MUW campus.
U.S. troops riding in locally built vehicles will have an easier time beating the Afghanistan heat thanks in part to $191 million awarded to Navistar Defense in West Point.
The Columbus Police Department reported the following felony arrests.
Government and educational leaders from Columbus, Lowndes County and Starkville, as well as those honoring a local person who was a Negro League baseball standout, are taking a trip to Birmingham, Ala. today.
The trial of a Maben woman accused of killing her husband while the couple hunted in western Oktibbeha County was continued Monday until Aug. 2.
Students in Starkville public school grades 4-8 can go to school on foot Thursday, weather permitting, to celebrate another Walk to School Day.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday approved emergency repairs for a section of Old West Point Road which collapsed Monday.
A short-staffed Starkville school board learned Tuesday night that their 2010-2011 budget will be about 10 percent to 12 percent less than it was a year ago, a reduction of almost $2 million.
After months of controversy, the Starkville Board of Aldermen appointed a local pastor Tuesday to fill the vacant seat on the Starkville School District board of trustees.
Kenneth Macon, who has been a person of interest in two residential break-ins and a brutal assault in Columbus, has been apprehended in Florida, according to Columbus police.
The black ex-convict charged in the grisly murder of white supremacist Richard Barrett confessed he killed the man because Barrett asked him to perform a sexual act, investigators testified Tuesday.
U.S. Senators Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today praised the award of $191 million to Navistar Defense for the delivery of new medium tactical vehicles and enhancements to its mine resistant ambush protected (MRAP) units in Afghanistan.
1. Hobby Lobby coming to Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. MSU police chief charged with DUI, placed on administrative leave STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
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5. Fired CFO files claim against Columbus school district COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY