The man who has led East Mississippi Community College forward in the 21st century has announced his retirement.
he Republican-controlled Senate education panel is beginning its revision of the landmark No Child Left Behind education law.
Job creation, schools, tax cuts and tourism are among the issues Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant will discuss Wednesday during his annual State of the State address.
President Barack Obama says it's time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas.
Pope Francis praised big families on Wednesday as a gift from God, after his comments that Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" made headlines this week.
Japan is doing all it can to free two hostages the Islamic State group is threatening to kill unless it receives $200 million.
The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night.
Almost four years after its construction and months of renovations, Unity Park and its numerous plaques honoring local and state figures key in advancing civil rights were formally dedicated and unveiled during Starkville's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle will hold a community blood drive in the hospital's Outpatient Pavilion Conference Center on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Columbus City Council now has three names to consider in filling a pair of vacancies on the Columbus Municipal School District board.
At 11 a.m., as the sun neared its highest point and the day became unseasonably warm, a crowd of marchers departed from Missionary Union Baptist Church. They marched to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Columbus police have arrested four suspects after someone allegedly shot at officers early Sunday morning.
The president of Mississippi Valley State University challenged members of the Mississippi State and Starkville community to choose wisely between "chaos and community" in their daily lives and actions.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday that he wants to eliminate Mississippi's $5 annual vehicle inspection sticker, decrease the cost for a concealed-carry gun permit and revamp the school funding formula.
Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama's health care law.
The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages Tuesday unless they receive $200 million in 72 hours.
A Lowndes County boy is dead following a shooting incident at his home Monday morning.
1. Cracker Barrel employee shot at restaurant COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Cracker Barrel shooting suspect captured in Tennessee COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Man charged with aggravated assault for shooting in Cracker Barrel COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CRA to hold off on Burns Bottom acquisitions COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY