Former state Sen. Tim Johnson jumped from Republican to Democrat last week to launch his campaign for Mississippi lieutenant governor, and he faces a difficult path in a state where the GOP controls seven of eight statewide offices and both chambers of the Legislature.
Tori Sisson and Shante Wolfe camped in a blue and white tent outside the Montgomery County Courthouse during the early hours today, hugging and talking excitedly of getting married soon.
He had his first major breakdown when he was 26. A man who had been known for his sunny, outgoing temperament became suddenly sullen, silent and withdrawn. He spoke openly of suicide. It got so bad that a couple took him into their home to ensure he did not hurt himself.
In the final months of his life, fighting a losing battle against the effects of brain cancer and a stroke, Republican U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee of Mississippi said he drew strength from a Bible verse about giving thanks to God in all circumstances.
Two candidates have qualified to challenge longtime incumbent Harry Sanders in the Lowndes County District 1 supervisor's race.
Lynn Robertson works as a waitress at Old 82 in downtown Columbus.
The chances of Lowndes County being the future home of an aluminum mill that employs 650-plus people have taken a step back.
Residents have until the end of business hours Monday to submit charity nominations for this year's Starkville Restaurant Week.
A Golden Triangle man is behind bars in Clay County after Starkville Police Department charged him with four counts of auto burglary.
The company that's tearing down the former Bryan Foods complex in West Point is paying a civil fine for failing to control for asbestos.
In 2014, a bill to ban texting, emailing and social media use died a messy death in Mississippi's House of Representatives on the last night of the legislative session.
Authorities say they are still investigating the burning death of a woman in north Mississippi.
A longtime friend who visited "To Kill a Mockingbird" author Harper Lee the day before the world learned she would release a sequel says she was feisty but didn't mention her new book.
Bottles of Walmart-brand echinacea, an herb said to ward off colds, were found to contain no echinacea at all.
The Mississippi Senate has voted to name a segment of highway after a former lawmaker.
As the U.S. economy has steadily recovered from the Great Recession, the critical missing piece has been a painful lack of pay raises for many Americans.
The rush to outfit police officers with body cameras after last summer's unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, threatens to saddle local governments with steep costs for managing the volumes of footage they must keep for months or even years.
In Japan, where conformity takes precedence over individuality, one of the most important values is to avoid "meiwaku" -- causing trouble for others.
The parents of a 26-year-old American who Islamic State extremists say was killed in an airstrike in Syria said in a statement addressed to group leaders that the claim of their daughter's death concerned them but they were still hopeful she was alive.
William "Brother" Rogers spoke to members of the Columbus Exchange Club at Lion Hills on Thursday about his newfound passion: Mississippi historical markers.
1. Trio gets 40 years for pizza delivery robberies COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. CAFB pilots released from hospital after crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Check warns Oktibbeha County 'not big enough' for two ambulance services STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Three finalists picked for CMSD superintendent job COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Starkville could settle Pride lawsuit this week STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY