Before getting in a SUV to tour District 1, Harry Sanders is quick to point out that Lowndes County supervisors prioritize needs based on how to best serve the entire county, not individual districts.
The Oktibbeha County Economic Development Authority is expected to operate a $735,700 budget with an equal amount of revenues and expenditures during the current fiscal year.
The recent indictment of Fannin Mart Restaurant owner Steve Page on charges of felony tax evasion highlights what state revenue officials call a growing epidemic costing Mississippi nearly $190 million last year alone.
The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics says a six-month campaign against marijuana growers brought 32 arrests and 1,367 confiscated plants.
The South Lamar County Rescue Squad is about one-third of the way to a fundraising goal that will purchase a new electric cot for ambulance runs.
Hummingbirds are giving up some of their secrets.
The Maine nurse who defied quarantine attempts after treating Ebola patients in West Africa is looking forward to stepping out her front door -- "like normal people."
The Delta Blues Museum Arts and Education Program in Clarksdale is among 12 winners of the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.
Biofuel maker KiOR Inc. has filed for bankruptcy, although its Mississippi subsidiary has not, preserving the chance that its Columbus plant could be sold quickly.
Biofuel maker KiOR said Friday that the $1.8 million loan payment it missed to the state of Mississippi means it now owes more than $312 million immediately.
The next executive director of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority could be facing a conflict of interest because he also serves on the Columbus Municipal School Board.
She is still beautiful, even in her old age. But even her dear friends will admit she could use some fresh make-up, maybe a mild face-lift.
More local homeowners are upgrading their living conditions and purchasing larger homes in Oktibbhea County.
A Starkville man convicted of a 2010 murder after a graduation party was sentenced to 40 years in prison last week.
Mary Jane Kennedy considers herself a conservative Christian Republican, and she's led Bible studies in her native Mississippi for decades.
Gov. Phil Bryant is creating a five-member task force to review contracts at the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
Former Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps was a success story in Mississippi government until federal officials unveiled a lengthy indictment.
With the walloping Republicans gave Democrats in the midterm elections, the GOP stands one Louisiana Senate runoff away from completely controlling Southern politics from the Carolinas to Texas.
A federal judge will hear arguments next week in a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage.
2. Council terminates officer who allegedly solicited minor COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Columbus, Brooks collaborate for Crime Prevention Task Force COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Photos: Budweiser Clydesdales in Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Kosciusko men arrested for meth trafficking STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY