Reaffirming his national political ambitions, Sen. Marco Rubio accused Democrats on Friday of threatening the American dream as he campaigned across New Hampshire, appearing in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state for the first time in 18 months.
Sheriff's deputies in Monroe County are planning a summer mentoring program for young people.
A Republican congressman from north Mississippi is out of a Washington hospital but says he faces surgery later for a small mass found on his brain.
What's the first thing Jon Hamm did when he saw his wax figure unveiled Friday at New York's Madame Tussauds? Took a selfie, of course.
Scientists near the city where the Civil War began prepared Thursday to soak an encrusted Confederate submarine in a chemical bath to reveal its hull for the first time in 150 years, seeking to solve the mystery of the demise of the first sub in history to sink an enemy warship
Count the Columbus office of the Social Security Administration among those affected by the April 28 tornado that tore through Lowndes County.
The renovations to West Lowndes High School should be completed by the start of the new school year, according to the district's architect.
Oktibbeha County and Starkville saved a combined $54,179 by promoting internal officials to key supervisory positions within each governing body.
Starkville will vigorously defend itself in a state ethics complaint alleging aldermen tend to business in secret meetings outside public view, board attorney Chris Latimer said Friday.
Columbus councilmen will consider a $5 million bond issue to finance road and infrastructure renovations when they meet May 20 even though the county provides the city roughly $500,000 annually for road maintenance.
For nearly a year, James Fallows, a national correspondent for The Atlantic magazine, has crisscrossed the United States exploring the dynamics and inner workings of small towns fighting back against unique challenges.
The Russia-based company has reportedly put its two U.S. operations on the auction block, according to The Wall Street Journal. The steelmaker's other North American plant is in Michigan.
About four months after Hurricane Katrina ripped through South Mississippi and devastated much of Pass Christian, Michael Malley was doing debris cleanup and came across a somewhat soggy -- but still intact -- photo album.
Steve Paska waited two weeks for Washington's famously fickle cherry blossoms to emerge, then spent two hours searching for the perfect spot beneath the canopy of fluff. He lured his girlfriend there on the pretext of buying a painting of the blooms. Then he surprised her by dropping to one knee and proposing.
Steven Bryant Thomas Jr., 19, of Starkville, turned himself in to Starkville police officers Monday and was charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
It's too early to say the tea party's over.
Things will get underway at 7 a.m. and run until 10 a.m., according to Anne Freeze, one of the market's organizers. The market is at Second Street and Second Avenue North.
City engineering consultant Kevin Stafford said a sidewalk connecting the Riverwalk to the Columbus Soccer Complex should be completed by the end of 2014.
The Mississippi Legislature met in a three-hour session Thursday and approved $17 million to help pay for recovery from disasters, including tornadoes that recently pounded the state.
Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said within the last two weeks, four people have sought treatment at the North Mississippi Medical Center in West Point after taking spice, a synthetic marijuana made of herbs that have been sprayed with chemicals.
1. Dog gives his life protecting child from rattlesnake COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. 2 dead in Oktibbeha County car crash STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. MSU blue-chip guard popped for DUI STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. CPD welcomes 11 new officers to force COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY