Week of Feb. 20-28.
For the week of Feb. 22-29.
The National Weather Service has issued severe thunderstorm watch tonight until 9 p.m. for the Golden Triangle and much of central Mississippi. Strong storms are expected to move into the area during the night, producing damaging winds, lightning, hail and the possibility of a few tornadoes.
The Market Street Festival was allocated $15,000 by the board, which is $5,000 less than requested. On Tuesday, Main Street Columbus Director and Market Street organizer Amber Brislin said she was appreciative of the CVB's financial commitment.
The rain may have silenced the band, but the party didn't slow down. Mississippi State University celebrated the 134th birthday of the school on Tuesday with food, drinks, music, giveaways and a four foot tall cowbell cake in the Junction.
A routine traffic stop Tuesday by officers with the Columbus Police Department led to the arrest of two Columbus men and a juvenile.
When City Planner Christina Berry presented her ideas for the year to Mayor Robert Smith and members of the city council in January, one of her goals was to revitalize blighted neighborhoods. Berry took her vision one step further during a special called meeting Tuesday afternoon at Trotter Convention Center.
Gearl Loden, in his third year of leading the Amory School District, has been hired as superintendent of the Tupelo Public Schools.
Since the beginning of the month, the Starkville Police Department has had nearly 10 incidents of counterfeit bills passed at city businesses.
Starkville police are searching for suspects involved in an apartment burglary Monday night.
A consultant will work with the owners of historic homes in Natchez to improve the local home tours.
After numerous debates and arguments, the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau voted Monday night to enforce a cap on unapproved credit card spending. The subject has been a hotly-contested topic in recent months, especially between board member Whirllie Byrd and Executive Director Nancy Carpenter.
A Madison County Chancery Court trial on the city of Canton's petition to annex the Nissan North American plant has been postponed until June of 2013.
A weekend shooting has left Columbus Police with a tangled tale to unravel, beginning with the identity of the victim.
When Ty Walton, 33, started looking for a college last August to pursue her master's degree as a nurse practitioner, she knew she needed a unique program.
Continuation of a new hotel development is on the horizon for Columbus. The neon green wrapped structure on Highway 45 next to Belk has sat dormant for months; however, Sunny Sethi, an owner of the property, said major changes are in store for the hotel and that construction of the project will soon resume.
Starkville's sidewalks and paths were a hot topic, as was the debate between local shopping and chain retailers.
STARKVILLE -- Starkville inventor and businessman John Campbell's trajectory from poverty to successful entrepreneur wasn't easy, but with imagination, hard work and a little common sense, he made it to the top. He's an inventor, with Shaver's Choice skin therapy system and Ram-Lock protection systems to his credit. He's a businessman, as founder of Yo' Transportation, a car service for Medicaid and Medicare recipients. Now, he's looking ahead to his latest endeavor: A movie based upon his life.
1. Ex-office manager arrested for embezzlement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY