Traffic on U.S. Highway 45 South from Carson Road to four miles south of U.S. Highway 82 will be switched Thursday morning for more road and bridge work.
The West Point Board of Selectmen has authorized the hiring of four new police officers plus three new patrol vehicles and two unmarked cars for criminal investigators.
Viking Range Corp. has announcement more layoffs in Greenwood.
Four months after she started work, Carey Wright's position as Mississippi's state superintendent of education is official.
Mississippi senators on Tuesday rejected a proposal to give a $1,000 pay raise to all state employees, but a top budget writer said legislators still might consider a raise for lower-paid government workers.
Clarissa Dickson Wright, a vivid and outspoken British television personality who found fame as half of the food-loving duo "Two Fat Ladies," has died at the age of 66.
Crimea's self-defense forces today stormed the Ukrainian navy headquarters in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, taking possession without resistance a day after Russia signed a treaty with local authorities to annex the region.
The plane must be somewhere. But the same can be said for Amelia Earhart's.
Cancer patients relieved that they can get insurance coverage because of the new health care law may be disappointed to learn that some the nation's best cancer hospitals are off-limits.
Two deputies with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department were shot and another injured Tuesday afternoon in a residential area of New Hope.
The Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors unanimously appointed Lester King to serve as its treasurer during its meeting Monday. Also, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors appointed Brock Reynolds to replace Wise as its business and industry appointee.
Columbus Fire and Rescue Chief Kenneth Moore will retire at the end of the month. Mayor Robert Smith announced Moore's retirement at a press conference Monday afternoon.
KiOR may be done in Columbus. On Monday, the company filed its end-of-the-year financials with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The 257-page report paints a bleak picture of the company's future.
Angela Verdell has been named the new president of the Columbus Municipal School Board. The unanimous vote occurred at the board's Monday night meeting, which also featured the swearing in of new board member Greg Lewis. Lewis was appointed to the position last month by the city council. He replaced Aubra Turner on the board.
Oktibbeha County supervisors tabled a request by board vice president John Montgomery to discuss the ongoing administrator search behind closed doors after an almost-two hour public input session on comprehensive planning.
A third person struck by a suspected drunken driver in Austin last week during the South By Southwest festival died Monday, police and family said.
Mississippi corrections officials have added netting, body scanners and monthly prison searches to a growing list of steps to keep illegal cellphones, drugs, tobacco and other contraband out of prisoners' hands.
A bill that supporters say could make Mississippi's criminal justice system more efficient and cut prison costs by hundreds of millions of dollars is one step from going to Gov. Phil Bryant.
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