The city and county's tourism organization ended its 2014 fiscal year with a $11,468 profit.
The Eudora Welty Writer's Symposium kicks off this week, as writers from around the country come to the university.
U.S. motorists are seeing the lowest gas prices since January 2011.
Officials with the Mississippi Department of Health said the flu is more of a threat to Mississippians than Ebola.
Starkville aldermen will discuss suspending residential debris drop-off fees Tuesday after a line of thunderstorms last week.
The U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.
Portions of the road connecting New Albany, the birthplace of Mississippi's Nobel Prize-winning author, with Oxford, in which William Faulkner lived most of his life, will soon bear his name.
The U.S. Supreme Court is asking the Obama administration to weigh-in on whether to allow Mississippi to filed a new lawsuit alleging Memphis, Tennessee, is stealing water from the state.
A gay-rights group and two lesbian couples filed a federal lawsuit Monday to try to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage in Mississippi.
The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor.
The suspect in the disappearance of a University of Virginia student was charged Monday with abducting and raping a woman in suburban Washington, D.C., in 2005.
While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion.
Oscar Pistorius was taken away in a police van Tuesday to start serving a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Deborah Gardner, 60, is a Columbus resident, business owner and 10-year cancer survivor.
The Columbus Police Department is asking people to join them for "coffee with a cop."
Until just recently, you may have had to wait through several light changes at intersections on Highway 45 Alternate in West Point before you could advance.
Mention highway safety and people have all sorts of ideas of what that means.
Caledonia High School junior Haley Hicks has dreamed of being a nurse since middle school.
Inside a professional kitchen in Columbus, young people are preparing an eclectic array of salads.
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