Nearly a year after a deadly tornado left the Smithville community in shambles, Mississippi's First Lady Deborah Bryant witnessed the process of rebuilding the town, including efforts to associate Smithville with a new image.
Looking at Brad Overbey with his gorilla costume and his pet dog dressed like Batman, it's easy to think the Mississippi State student is just goofing around.
Destined for Columbus and other areas, about $1 million in narcotics was taken out of circulation Tuesday.
Forcing relocation to a larger adjacent room, a Caledonia Town Hall meeting audience of about 30 Tuesday night witnessed an ongoing dispute between the Board of Aldermen and the new owner of Cal-City Grocery, Jeff Doty, of Aberdeen.
The Columbus City Council Tuesday unanimously voted to reject all bids on a project to restore the old Tennessee-Tombigbee River bridge at the Columbus Riverwalk and to re-advertise for bids on the project.
After months of indecision, a downtown nightspot seems destined for a change in ownership, if not complete closure, unless the Board of Aldermen decide to champion the venue's cause.
Former longtime Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Miriam Cook, 82, died at her home Monday.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday voted to support the 2012 Cotton District Arts Festival, approving street closings and in-kind services.
Parents lined up outside the gates of the Columbus High School football field this morning, waiting to pick their children up following the fourth bomb threat of the school year and the third in a little more than a month.
With a focus on job creation, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Monday approved incentives to bring another start-up company to the county.
The Columbus City Council Tuesday is expected to reject all bids for a $2.2 million bridge restoration project and re-advertise for new bids.
After nearly two years of work, the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority finally is closing the files on its project of renovating and rehabilitating community centers.
Mississippi voters won't have to show a driver's license or other photo identification to cast ballots in the March 13 presidential and congressional primaries, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said Monday.
The night air at the Hitching Lot Farmer's Market Monday was filled with familiar smells and sounds -- fresh catfish dipped in spices, sizzling in peanut oil and the music of Big Joe Shelton, playing the harmonica.
Life for Columbus couple Trip and Bethany Reed Hairston is all about balance -- balancing a family with three children, three cats and a dog; finding time to participate in civic activities and overseeing several business ventures.
It's a phenomena that typically occurs every four years, the same four years in which the country elects a new president.
A local business and a local bank were among the honorees at a White House event held Feb. 21 to recognize the partnership of financial institutions and rural manufacturing companies across America.
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