State leaders and Yokohoma officials will put shovels to the ground next month to begin constructing the Japanese company's new Clay County plant.
On Thursday afternoon, Richard Ramsey, the executive program director of the Howlin' Wolf Memorial Blues Festival, said "the phone calls are still coming in." Where from? "All over Mississippi," he said, and from Louisiana, Texas, Tennessee, Georgia and Missouri.
More than 20 animals were seized Wednesday night at a Lowndes County petting zoo and their owner is facing charges of animal neglect.
A Lowndes County man is recovering after being shot multiple times in the face by a BB gun.
Months after gun control efforts crumbled in Congress, Vice President Joe Biden stood shoulder to shoulder Thursday with the attorney general and the top U.S. firearms official and declared the Obama administration would take two new steps to curb American gun violence.
Another link between a now-defunct social media handle and a prior Twitter investigation by the Starkville Police Department emerged Wednesday, showing @BullyNews sought direct communication with a Twitter user who, in 2012, created an official account in the likeness of the police department.
The Lowndes County School District will begin conducting a feasibility study on four possible sites for a proposed vocational center.
Construction season may not be over, but all of Lowndes County's road improvement projects budgeted for this year wrapped up last week. Thirty-three roads were either overlaid, chip-sealed or given double bituminous surface treatment during the summer months.
When the Historic Preservation Commission meets next week, one of the matters they will take up is whether to approve the installation of five bus stops and shelters within Columbus historic districts.
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