The Columbus Planning Commission Monday unanimously approved a rezoning request and a permitted-use request.
Two alleged illegal alligator hunters are scheduled to appear in Rankin County Justice Court on May 1, after being arrested for attempting to take an alligator without a permit on March 23.
Mississippi lawmakers soon will be asked to vote on new configurations for their own House and Senate districts.
With the sad knowledge more than a thousand college students nationwide commit suicide every year, two Mississippi State University groups are working to raise awareness and provide support.
After two weeks of home tours, carriage rides and other activities, the 72nd annual Columbus Spring Pilgrimage came to a close Saturday.
Mississippi University for Women is gearing up for homecoming next weekend, celebrating its 128th year of educating women, as the state's first public college for women, and its 30th year of educating men. Campus organizers have planned a jam-packed calendar of events April 20-22, encompassing a wide gamut of interests, ranging from music to sports.
The Columbus-Lowndes Public Library System will celebrate National Library Week April 8-14 with several special events.
ississippi lawmakers are toying with approving almost 40 new specialty car tags in 2012 -- one of the largest such authorizations in recent years.
As Christians around the world observe Easter today, the congregation of one local church took time to reflect on not only what it means to be a believer, but also on the way an annual tradition has deepened their spiritual journey.
You couldn't have ordered a more perfect Saturday to kick off this year's Hitching Lot Farmer's Market. Though the morning started off chilly, temperatures warmed quickly, drawing veggie lovers and bargain hunters out in droves to shop and visit with old friends.
Construction and renovation projects, totaling more than $23 million, are underway at Mississippi University for Women as the college works through the midpoint of its 20-year master plan.
With severe weather and deadly tornadoes a common occurrence across the nation, Lowndes County Emergency Management Agency Director Cindy Lawrence said every day is the day to be prepared.
People across Starkville and Oktibbeha County may soon see a lot of purple, as organizers of the 2012 Relay for Life launch a month-long campaign to build excitement for the event and boost local awareness about the fight against cancer.
Following a midday Thursday drug bust, authorities removed nearly two and a half pounds of pure cocaine off the streets of Columbus.
he little apartment on Southside's Avenue B was packed with people Thursday afternoon.
Three months into the Mississippi legislative session, nerves are fraying and tempers are flaring at the state Capitol.
Mississippi State University-Meridian Wednesday formally dedicated its new downtown campus, made possible through a generous contribution from The Riley Foundation.
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March 1-April 3, 2012
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