Turner Jackson was 21 when he left Columbus, headed for the jungles of Vietnam. As a young black man, the first lesson he had to learn was trust.
Renovation of a downtown mixed-use building could soon slow down while the city council decides whether to allow a variance bypassing installation of a sprinkler system.
A city school teacher indicted for fraud in connection with a test-taking scheme has resigned from her position with the Columbus Municipal School District.
A joint city-county effort led to the Wednesday arrest of a Maben man in connection with a recent gas station armed robbery.
For decades, people have been getting rid of cockroaches by setting out bait mixed with poison. But in the late 1980s, in an apartment test kitchen in Florida, something went very wrong.
It's almost a cliche. First, someone talking about blacks makes reference to fried chicken, watermelon, monkeys or dogs -- or even uses the indefensible N-word. Then, along with the inevitable apology, comes the kicker: I'm not racist.
The economy is recovering, the White House is dealing with multiple controversies, and President Barack Obama appears generally unaffected either way.
Every Memorial Day, Drs. Richard and Judie Holmes commemorate the life of their son, a United States Army veteran who paid the ultimate price for his time in uniform.
Lowndes County's unemployment numbers were down six-tenths of a percent from March, continuing a trend that has occurred yearly since 1996.
Registration kicked off this week for Columbus Municipal School District's summer camp, with slots filling on a first-come, first-served basis almost immediately.
Golden Triangle developers confirm Yokohama Tire Corporation considered locating in both Oktibbeha and Lowndes counties, but massive infrastructure needs took both counties out of the running.
Plans remain on track for workers to break ground in September on the first phase of Clay County's Yokohama tire manufacturing plant, Golden Triangle Development Link CEO Joe Max Higgins told the Link's board of directors Wednesday.
Austin Shafer, Greater Starkville Development Partnership's vice president for membership and the chamber of commerce, will leave the Partnership at the end of the month and assume a new role with BankFirst Financial Services' local branch.
Oktibbeha County unemployment numbers continued improving, with April statistics showing a drop from 8.4 percent in March to 7.8 percent in April.
1. McDill, popular artist and craftsman, dies at 33 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Downtown shooting injures one COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Columbus child struck by vehicle COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Stansbury looks to jettison lake lease STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Ward 5 candidates outline goals, platforms COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY