A list of concerns aired Thursday by county school constituents, including adding "Oktibbeha County" to the name of the upcoming consolidated school system and addressing how to provide equal opportunities to all students, are expected to be addressed today by the Commission on Starkville Consolidated School District Structure.
The Pentagon's top civilian says it's time to tame burgeoning military personnel costs, but he's facing a test of wills with the nation's powerful veterans groups, which want no cut in their benefits.
America's newest, most expensive coal-fired power plant is hailed as one of the cleanest on the planet, thanks to government-backed technology that removes carbon dioxide and keeps it out of the atmosphere. But once the carbon is stripped away, it will be used to do something that is not so green at all. It will extract oil.
Some cities say recycling is just too expensive and difficult, particularly to get a large enough percentage of households to participate to make the program cost effective.
As a key enrollment deadline hits Monday, many people without health insurance have been sizing up policies on the new government health care marketplace and making what seems like a logical choice: They're picking the cheapest one.
A suburban Denver high school student who was shot in the head by a classmate died Saturday afternoon, hospital officials and her family said.
"Faith. Family. Ducks." It's the unofficial motto for the family featured in the TV reality show Duck Dynasty and that homespun philosophy permeates nearly everything in this small north Louisiana town.
Mississippi State University announced its police chief, Georgia Lindley, resigned from her post effective Dec. 31 after she was charged with driving under the influence Thursday.
A Crawford man has been charged with murder for his role in the Friday morning shooting death of a Columbus man.
On Dec. 1 -- like they do every year -- statements went out to property owners in Lowndes County informing them what they owe in taxes.
Yolanda Gillespie of Columbus has worked at a chicken processing plant in Noxubee County for 18 years. She hopes one day to get a higher paying job with better benefits. Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Mississippi could be that avenue for her.
rmy Sgt. 1st Class Joseph E. Gantt went off to war 63 years ago, leaving behind a wife who never gave up on his return.
A Mississippi man described by authorities as a major drug dealer and former record label owner has asked a federal court to throw out his 90-year prison sentence on money laundering charges.
Mississippi's largest health insurer and its second-largest hospital operator have settled their dispute.
A New Albany woman is charged in a car crash that killed a Union County sheriff's deputy.
Police in southern New Hampshire say a man dressed as Santa Claus was only trying to spread some cheer but ended up panicking officials when he knocked on school windows and entered the building.
A 13-year-old California girl declared brain dead after complications from a tonsillectomy should be kept on life support for the time being, a judge has ruled.
Gunfire hit three U.S. military aircraft trying to evacuate American citizens in a remote region of South Sudan that on Saturday became a battle ground between the country's military and renegade troops, officials said.
President Barack Obama on Friday gave the military a one-year deadline to better prevent and respond to a wave of sexual assault in the ranks and warned that if progress isn't made, he will consider tougher reforms than those approved by Congress.
2. Deputy shot, suspect dead after car chase COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. City increases wrecker fees COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Two dead in Monroe County plane crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Row between aldermen over SPD incident intensifies STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY