Columbus Mayor Robert Smith said there are no plans to re-open bids for the renovation of the Trotter Convention Center after all three bids for the project were more than double the $1.65 million construction budget.
Downtown Columbus has happenings. Let's go west to east on Main Street.
Members of the Starkville Convention and Visitors Bureau picked three finalists Wednesday for the upcoming Restaurant Week's charity aspect but declined to reveal their identities until next week.
A couple who believed in faith-healing were sentenced Wednesday to 3½ to seven years in prison in the death of a second child who never saw a doctor despite being stricken with pneumonia.
Orange cones and flashing police lights confronted Ricardo Nieves as he rounded a bend on the way to his mother's house. Before he knew what was going on, Nieves said a man working for a government contractor stepped in front of his car and forced him to turn into a parking lot.
The father of a disabled girl who died from gangrene and infected bedsores due to neglect has been charged with first-degree murder along with a home-health aide in what is being described as one of the worst child-neglect cases police have ever seen in Tennessee.
The City of Vernon is a lease agreement away from finalizing a deal to bring the first tenant to the city's industrial park.
The early design of Tupelo's new police headquarters shows a two-story facility with an $8.8 million price tag.
A Moss Point woman has pleaded guilty to felony charges accusing her of abusing and torturing her three children.
Authorities say the second floor of an activity center at a Mississippi church collapsed during a youth service, sending about 70 people tumbling and injuring 35 of them.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he wants lawmakers to set aside money to train a new group of state troopers -- and if they don't do it, he'll call them into a special session to force more discussion about the issue.
Democrats say they'll keep trying to give all Mississippi government employees at least a $1,000 pay raise in the coming year, even after several attempts were blocked Wednesday in the Republican-majority House.
Facebook is placing a $19 billion bet on reaching its next billion mobile users with the acquisition of WhatsApp, a popular messaging service that lets people send texts, photos and videos on their smartphones.
Washington has held indirect talks with the Taliban over the possible transfer of five senior Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for a U.S. soldier captured nearly five years ago, a senior Taliban official told The Associated Press.
"To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee has settled the federal lawsuit she filed against a museum in her south Alabama hometown over its sale of souvenirs featuring her name and the title of her book, court documents show.
Candidates in U.S. Senate races this year collectively raised more than a half-million dollars a day in 2013, suggesting a spate of never-ending campaign ads, mail and phone calls to come before November's elections.
1. Two local nonprofits get Dutch Oil grants COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Industrial park legal challenge will delay project STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Local attorney invited to inauguration COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY