Columbus real estate agent Stephen Jones has submitted the first application to fill a vacant seat on the Columbus Municipal School District board.
His accusers brandish a confession scribbled inside a boat during an intensive manhunt and a video they say shows him placing a backpack with a bomb a few feet from a little boy who died when it exploded seconds later.
President Barack Obama this week will test whether he still has the sway to keep Washington focused on his own priorities, even as a new Republican-run Congress descends on the Capitol eager to take him on.
Mississippi's three-month legislative session begins at noon Tuesday.
Sailor Gutzler, the 7-year-old girl who survived a plane crash, walked a mile through the cold, dark woods to safety and then helped authorities locate the wreckage and remains of her family, may not be done helping investigators.
On Thursday, Tupelo launches a birthday celebration fit for the king of rock and roll.
Columbus Municipal Court Judge Marc Amos denied bond Friday for a local man accused of murder.
The Columbus Police Department is behind its original timeline for its officers to be wearing video cameras on their uniforms, but the department says the wait won't be much longer.
Zack Plair has joined The Commercial Dispatch staff as a news reporter, general manager Peter Imes has announced.
An education center being built in Washington, D.C., plans to put a face to each of the 53,286 soldiers killed in the Vietnam War.
Oktibbeha County supervisors are expected to hear a private proposal for a resident to utilize the county's old drug court facility, but an outright sale or long-term lease is doubtful as officials have eyed using the building to help ease governmental capacity needs.
Republican Giles Ward of Louisville is in line to become the second-highest leader of the Mississippi Senate.
A .45-caliber Thompson submachine gun donated to the Clay County Sheriff's Department in 1945 is up for sale.
2014 was a year of change when it came to leadership positions in the Golden Triangle.
Details of a Lowndes County School District bond, which was announced a month ago, should be made clear by the end of next week.
Eddie B. Rice, the mother of former NFL great Jerry Rice, has died. She was 77.
The first Columbus shooting death of 2015 occurred less than a half-hour after midnight Thursday at a local nightclub.
When voters decide who will fill Lowndes County's elected positions this year, one familiar name will be absent from their ballots.
The Golden Triangle committee for the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) will host its annual banquet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9.
1. Trio gets 40 years for pizza delivery robberies COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. CAFB pilots released from hospital after crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Check warns Oktibbeha County 'not big enough' for two ambulance services STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Five arrested in suspected fraud operation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Three finalists picked for CMSD superintendent job COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY