It was just before the start of class and the hallways were packed as usual with students at their lockers or chatting with friends.
The National Hurricane Center has downgraded Hurricane Camille's strength at its catastrophic landfall in 1969.
A top aide to a Louisiana congressman videotaped kissing a married woman who is not his wife was one of the few people with access to the leaked security footage that exposed the dalliance.
President Barack Obama returned to the grieving Army post Wednesday where he first took on the job as the nation's comforter five years ago, mourning with families and uniformed comrades of those killed during last week's Fort Hood shooting spree. "We somehow bear what seems unbearable," he declared.
A Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday that the fatal shooting of a Marine on guard duty by a colleague at a North Carolina base appears to have been an accident.
Big U.S. recalls by General Motors and Toyota have put the auto industry on a record pace as companies try to avoid bad publicity and punishment from an increasingly aggressive government.
Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats hope will help spur women to back them in this fall's congressional elections.
The Ultimate Warrior put on his signature airbrushed trench coat, shook the white ring ropes, and, for a few fleeting minutes, the wrestler billed as hailing from Parts Unknown was back home in the wrestling ring.
A Clay County woman has been charged with capital murder in the death of her infant son.
Columbus Municipal School Superintendent Edna McGill used Tuesday's speaking engagement at the Columbus Rotary Club to talk about the state of transition before the district as well as clear up some misconceptions about Common Core.
As the transition to separate Immanuel Christian School from Immanuel Christian Church continues, the schools' advisors are reassuring parents that the school will remain open.
Two separate bombs threats were reported at Columbus Middle School Tuesday. The first threat came as students were being transported to school by bus Tuesday morning.
While Columbus councilmen have a working idea of the most needed capital improvements in their wards, all said they plan to use Thursday's public hearing to prioritize them if they choose to increase millage to pay for them.
Hold off on any plans to hold a fundraiser at city hall. The Vernon City Council Monday tabled plans to decide the city's stance on allowing community fundraisers, like a carwash, on city grounds.
1. Last two antebellum homes in Starkville for sale; one could be torn down STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. MDOT unveils Highway 82 interchange improvements COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Sheriff: New deputy hires will expand shift coverage STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Letting out their 'inner geek': Second Columbus Comic Con bigger, better than last year COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Council approves $232K in employee raises COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY