After 40 years in law enforcement, Columbus assistant police chief Joe Johnson is retiring. Johnson's last day on the job will be June 30.
A Columbus man has been arrested for rape and breaking and entering.
Col. Jim Sears announced his replacement as wing commander at Columbus Air Force Base Thursday during a meeting of the Base Community Council.
Political polarization in America has broken out of the voting booth.
Bowe Bergdahl, the Army sergeant who has been recovering in Germany after five years as a Taliban captive, returned to the United States early today to continue his medical treatment.
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's startling primary loss this week to a tea party-backed opponent illustrates how the GOP finds itself paralyzed by immigration reform.
Opponents of a Mississippi law could be like ants at the state's annual New York picnic. Those protesting the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which takes effect July 1, say it could sanction discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Brain surgery on a Republican congressman from north Mississippi has at least temporarily harmed his ability to talk and move the left side of his body.
A conservative underdog's swift dispatch of Majority Leader Eric Cantor is feeding tea party dreams in Mississippi and beyond in the 2014 midterm elections.
For Ruby Dee, acting and activism weren't contradictory things. They were inseparable, and they were intertwined. The African-American actress, who earned lead roles in movies and on Broadway, also spent her life fighting against injustice, even emceeing the 1963 March on Washington and protesting apartheid in South Africa.
If you hope to get a raise that finally feels like one, it helps to work in the right industry.
The perfect pothole might not exist for many people -- but for mosaic artist Jim Bachor, it's one with a nice oval shape.
Less than three years after pulling American forces out of Iraq, President Barack Obama is weighing a range of short-term military options, including airstrikes, to quell an al-Qaida inspired insurgency that has captured two Iraqi cities and threatened to press toward Baghdad.
A former maintenance worker and bus driver has been awarded $100,000 in a wrongful termination lawsuit against the Corinth School District.
Anthony Lamar Williams, of 1200 Louisville St., Apartment C1, has been charged with murder.
Wingstop is tentatively scheduled to open in Starkville on July 2.
The Starkville Police Department is investigating a daylight shooting at Louisville Street Apartments that killed 27-year-old Tyrell Deshon Gillespie, of 1447 Blair Road, Wednesday.
The Columbus City Council and Columbus Municipal School Board will meet at 6 p.m. on July 8. School board president Angela Verdell confirmed the meeting time on Tuesday.
An agreement between the city council and Triangle Maintenance to chip storm debris at the landfill should help preserve the landfill's lifespan by nine months to a year, city officials say.
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