State Senator Terry Brown of Columbus has started treatment after being diagnosed with cancer. State Rep. Gary Chism, R-Columbus, a long-time colleague of Brown in the state legislature, said Brown was diagnosed with stage one cancer last week and has a neuroendocrine tumor on his left lung.
In order to meet the needs of their ever growing population, the Lowndes County School system is expanding. During Monday night's school board meeting, board members unanimously approved a motion to build a new elementary school on the Caledonia campus.
Two Columbus women were arrested after they got into an altercation near a local pumpkin patch.
Officials with Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle say all the changes the Affordable Care Act will bring to our nation's healthcare system have yet to shake out. From the hospital's standpoint, that doesn't matter.
A Columbus doctor has been found not guilty in connection with the death of a local lawyer. Dr. Jerry Stennett was accused of medical malpractice in the events leading up to the death of Hunter Gholson.
Twelve area residents pitched various ideas -- defund the Affordable Care Act, get out of Common Core educational standards and protect gun owners' rights -- during Miss. House Speaker Phillip Gunn's "Mississippi Solutions -- An Ideas Tour" stop Tuesday at Mississippi State University.
Severstal's big efforts to become more energy efficient were rewarded with a big check Tuesday. Tennessee Valley Authority officials presented the automotive steel manufacturer with $2.5 million for reducing its usage 25,251,390 kilowatt-hours.
West Point selectmen awarded Missouri-based KAJACS Contractors the contract for water and sewer extension to what will be the Yokohama Tire Company site in Clay County during their meeting Tuesday.
1. State flags no longer fly at MSU STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Golden Triangle native asks for children's books to restock Baton Rouge library COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local pilot detained for alcohol in Scotland COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Missing Starkville teen found in West Point STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Property re-appraisals show stability in real estate market COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY