Columbus police are seeking suspects in a shooting that injured four people Friday afternoon at Sims Scott Park.
Circuit Judge Lee Howard sentenced Mason Perry Jones to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to first-degree murder.
A group of Columbus High School basketball players will face off with a much longer-in-the-tooth team dubbed the Possum Town Trotters, led by Columbus Mayor Robert Smith, at 6 p.m. Thursday in the CHS Gymnasium in a charity game for the Relay for Life.
The Columbus Exchange Club presented Lowndes County native B. A. Atkins with the Andy Morris Book of Golden Deeds Award at the club's weekly luncheon at Lion Hills on Thursday.
The "uniform" is different for Sharon Fanning-Otis these days.
The Miss. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bill renewing Starkville's 2 percent food and beverage tax through 2018 this week.
The Golden Triangle Regional Airport will become the first airport in Mississippi to have expedited screening for passengers registered with TSA Pre, according to the Transportation Security Administration.
Federal and state authorities are investigating the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi who had been missing for more than two weeks, the FBI said Thursday.
Sky-gazers in the Arctic were treated to a perfect view of a total solar eclipse today as the moon completely blocked out the sun in a clear sky, casting a shadow over Norway's remote archipelago of Svalbard.
Hillary Rodham Clinton says the nation's political class could use "camps for adults" to foster cooperation because too many leaders get backed into partisan corners and refuse to work together.
Whether the issue is immigration or federal budgets, Republicans keep learning a bitter lesson: Their sizable and near-historic congressional majority doesn't necessarily mean they can govern.
A House Republican's effort to better coordinate government-wide efforts to free U.S. hostages held abroad is winning early support from the Pentagon chief.
Japanese police said they arrested a man on Thursday accused of making bomb threats against the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, and media reports said he is also a possible suspect in recent death threats against Ambassador Caroline Kennedy.
Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had a variety of extremist materials on his computer, including an issue of the al-Qaida magazine Inspire with an article entitled "Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom," an FBI agent testified Thursday.
The two extremist gunmen who killed 21 people at a museum in Tunis trained in neighboring Libya before carrying out the deadly attack, a top Tunisian security official said.
It has been a good year for native Mississippians on American Idol.
Two of the Golden Triangle's three largest cities saw increases in sales tax revenue received in March.
Would-be District 5 supervisor candidate Marty Turner is appealing the Lowndes County Democratic Executive Committee's decision to exclude him from the Aug. 4 primary ballot.
An aerospace businessman of 19 years, Sam Adcock of Columbus quit his job Tuesday.
1. Cracker Barrel employee shot at restaurant COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Cracker Barrel shooting suspect captured in Tennessee COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Man charged with aggravated assault for shooting in Cracker Barrel COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CRA to hold off on Burns Bottom acquisitions COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY