The beginning of college football season is a rite of passage for many men in the South. It is a much-lauded, much-discussed subject year-round, but it can also be a source of contention in many homes, as some wives may feel they have a rival for their affection in Lady Football.
Two area universities were recognized by a national publication this week for providing an affordable, high-quality education and producing graduates who improve the world through their work, research and service.
The Mississippi State University Bulldogs will take on the Jackson State University Tigers on Saturday. The players are ready. The coaches are ready. The fans are ready.
When Mitt Romney strode onto a windswept New Hampshire farm last summer to begin his presidential bid, he spoke about jobs and taxes and a restoration of American might. What he didn't talk about was himself.
Isaac sloshed northwards into the nation's midsection Friday after flooding stretches of Louisiana and knocking out power, leaving entire water-logged neighborhoods without lights, air conditioning or clean water.
With hunting season right around the corner, the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department is getting reports of more and more all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on the highway.
Sporadic fights between attendees of a Columbus High School football game have prompted school officials to issue new policies restricting attendance and behavior.
Drivers are being hit with the biggest one-day jump in gasoline prices in 18 months just as the last heavy driving weekend of the summer approaches.
The Starkville Police Department will soon be adding 15 new cars to its fleet. With the new budget year fast approaching, Starkville Police Chief David Lindley is excited about the newest additions to his department.
The City of Columbus is one step closer to implementing a federal grant that could bring about industrial development.
The embalmed body of actor Sherman Hemsley, who became famous for his role as television's George Jefferson, will be kept in refrigeration at an El Paso funeral home until a local court rules on the validity of his will.
Most Americans say go ahead and raise taxes if it will save Social Security benefits for future generations. And raise the retirement age, if you have to.
Brenda Johnson, human resources director for North Mississippi Medical Center-West Point, recently became certified in "Alzheimer's Association essentiALZ."
Johnny Baker of Columbus has been appointed to the Better Business Bureau Board of Directors. He will serve a three year term expiring December 2014.
If James Holmes pleads not guilty by reason of insanity, prosecutors wanting to prove that he methodically carried out a deadly Colorado movie theater shooting have a difficult task before them: They must prove he is sane.
Scientists have found three well preserved ancient insects frozen in amber -- and time -- in what is Earth's oldest bug trap.
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