City leaders have called a special meeting to address a proposed new policy regarding citizen input at regular meetings.
Starkville Police Department launched a new investigation last month into a Twitter account parodying an elected official, court documents show, but investigators say the case is not active or moving forward at this time.
A change in investment strategy with its hospital sale fund has resulted in big gains for Lowndes County.
The Lowndes County School Board voted Friday to approve raises for selected district personnel. District officials did not release which employees would be getting the raises, however.
The Columbus Municipal School Board is releasing little information about its search for a new superintendent with less than three weeks before its self-imposed deadline to make its choice.
In methamphetamine's seedy underworld, traffickers are disguising the drug as a liquid to smuggle it into the United States from Mexico.
Ignition switches once again are causing problems for General Motors.
The Columbus Municipal School District's proposed budget for the 2014-2015 school years is more than $100,000 less than its budget last year.
A Thursday night shooting involving two brothers left one man injured and another on the run.
Haley Barbour almost certainly isn't running for office again in Mississippi, but the former governor, one-time Republican National Committee chief and influential Washington lobbyist is playing a prominent role in the state's battle for the GOP Senate nomination.
To the frustration of many of his supporters, President Barack Obama is backing away from immigration changes he could make on his own. He is kicking the issue to House Republicans instead, despite mounting evidence they won't address the millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States.
The director of the G.V. "Sonny" Montgomery Veterans Administration Medical Center says while he's pleased what VA audit had to say about his facility, the Jackson hospital will continue routine checks on patient care.
The giant slayer isn't quite ready for his close up.
When Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrived back in the United States following five years of captivity by the Taliban in Afghanistan, he wasn't joined by his family, military officials say.
olice say a Connecticut woman became concerned when she heard someone calling "Daddy" repeatedly near a school. But when she began looking for a child, she instead found a large green parrot up in a tree.
Citing high evaluations and increased workloads associated with 2015's upcoming school consolidation, Starkville School District Board of Trustees members approved 5-percent raises for Superintendent Lewis Holloway and Assistant Superintendents Toriano Holloway and Jody Woodrum following closed-door discussions Tuesday.
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.
2. Last two antebellum homes in Starkville for sale; one could be torn down STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Suspect arrested in armed robbery, kidnapping case COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. MDOT unveils Highway 82 interchange improvements COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY