Legislation to lower the Mississippi severance tax on hydraulically fractured oil wells from 6 percent to 1.25 percent for first 30 months of well production has been signed into law by Gov. Phil Bryant.
For a few surreal minutes, a mere 12 words on Twitter caused the world's mightiest stock market to tremble.
Firefighters extinguished a huge blaze today that erupted hours earlier when two fuel barges exploded in Mobile, Ala., leaving three people with critical burns and forcing the evacuation of crew from a nearby cruise ship.
In conjunction with Columbus Light and Water, the city of Columbus will apply for a Community Development Block Grant that would provide federal funding which would be used to address sewage issues in Ward 4.
Slowly, the land is reclaiming what once was a proud, family-owned industry in West Point. What the weeds and ant hills have not taken, the wrecking ball and Mother Nature will eventually destroy.
The United States Small Business Administration granted a request from Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to offer disaster loans to residents and business owners in Noxubee County affected by an EF-3 tornado that severely damaged parts of Shuqualak April 12.
A Columbus man was arrested and faces 12 charges after he failed to yield to an officer's blue lights Tuesday afternoon.
Law enforcement officials searched the home of a second Mississippi man implicated in the mailing of ricin poison-laced letters to the president and a U.S. senator after charges were dropped without explanation against the man arrested in the case last week.
City officials unveiled design plans for Starkville's new city hall Tuesday and said they expect the multi-story facility to be completed in 2014.
William McGovern, the man who legally challenged the city's process for developing municipal facilities improvements, died Monday, sources confirmed Tuesday. He was 73.
1. Public wants inclusion in Starkville's comprehensive planning process STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Judge: Closed council gatherings in Columbus broke Open Meetings Act COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Man sentenced to 5 years after Lowndes Co. DUI COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. MSU fans travel in large numbers to SEC tourney STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. CPD makes grand larceny, burglary arrests COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY