The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors approved a 2016 Fiscal Year budget that will not require a tax increase Tuesday.
A Columbus attorney hoping to be chosen for a municipal judge position was asked to donate to a councilman's campaign fund last week.
Authorities have arrested a juvenile believed to be responsible for a threat against Hamilton Schools.
West Point High School senior Jeffrey Drake knows the performance level of his football team has been below championship standards the last couple of seasons.
Mimi's Frozen Custard has opened in Vernon.
A year ago, the Mississippi Civil Defense Emergency Managers Association, which represents emergency management operations in all 82 of the state's counties, pushed Senate Bill 2577, also known as "Operation Quarter Back," which would have returned an additional 25 cents of the $1 fee charged on 911 calls made by cell phones to counties to operate its E911 systems.
Starkville's chief administrative officer position may go unfilled until the next term as Mayor Parker Wiseman studies administrative duties and takes on some of the job functions on an interim basis.
The Columbus Police Department is advising residents to beware of a potential scam after a report from a concerned citizen.
The confines of time are breached in James L. Tracy's debut book, "The Time Opener: 1692."
Republican voters fed up with Washington and anyone with a background in politics have cheered billionaire businessman Donald Trump as the ultimate 2016 outsider, making him the front-runner for the GOP nomination.
The four Republican presidential candidates who didn't make the cut for the 11-person prime-time GOP debate met Wednesday for an undercard event at the Ronald Reagan presidential library, each searching for a breakout moment.
Federal prosecutors are set to announce a settlement with General Motors that resolves a criminal investigation into how the Detroit automaker concealed a deadly problem with small-car ignition switches, according to three people briefed on the case.
Mississippi Republican Party leaders are urging people to vote against both of the education funding proposals on the November ballot.
A friend of the white man accused of shooting nine black churchgoers to death in Charleston is being investigated by federal authorities, an official said Wednesday.
A 14-year-old Muslim boy became a sensation on social media Wednesday and got an invitation to the White House after word spread that he had been placed in handcuffs and suspended for coming to class with a homemade clock that school officials thought resembled a bomb.
1. Sticking together: Triplets coming to MSU together after brother's acceptance to ACCESS program STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Monday profile: Local antique shop owner offers wisdom on helping others COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Suspect nabbed for harassing phone calls to business COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Retail Coach to update council on progress COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY