Starkville's Ward 2 alderman race will now be decided by the May 7 Democratic Primary after Republican candidate Josiah Buckner dropped out of the race Thursday.
Local officials returned from a fact-finding mission in Indiana late Wednesday with optimism toward Lawrence Transit System's proposal to provide public transportation in Columbus, saying only a few minor details need to be worked out before the company can begin providing its services here.
Thousands of people are expected to descend on Columbus High School soccer field Friday night for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life.
State legislators will vote today on an incentive package that is expected to bring a $1.2 billion tire manufacturing plant to West Point and create 2,000 jobs by the time the multi-phase project is complete.
Internet shoppers are moving closer to paying sales taxes for their online purchases. But the fight is far from over.
As investigators searched a Mississippi man's house earlier this week as part of their probe of poisoned letters sent to the president and others, Everett Dutschke answered reporters' questions but remarked, "I don't know how much more of this I can take."
Local and state officials updated Ward 4 residents about measures they are taking to improve conditions on 14th Avenue while fielding questions about what still has to be addressed during a community meeting Thursday the Columbus Municipal Complex.
A Columbus firefighter turned himself in to the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department today after he was accused of having child pornography in his possession.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in locating a missing Monroe County man. William Harold Wright, 69, was last seen in Caledonia on April 11 on Cal-Vernon Road.
Local school districts are implementing new programs in hopes of encouraging students to complete their high school educations.
Area manufacturers and economic developers packed the East Mississippi Community College Mayhew Campus' Lyceum Center for the school's 24th Annual Salute to Industry.
Specifics on an incentive package designed to bring an automotive parts manufacturing plant to Mississippi remains under wraps, but a time and date for state leaders to meet and discuss the project was made public Wednesday after governor Phil Bryant called for a special session.
A Columbus teen was charged with felony fleeing of a motor vehicle after he crashed a stolen vehicle into a home Thursday morning.
A Starkville man is in custody and other arrests are expected after a Tuesday night fight at a Starkville apartment complex sent two to the hospital and left several others injured.
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