The Mississippi Supreme Court denied a review of Joshua Buckner's 2009 drunken driving case in which he pleaded guilty to three counts of aggravated DUI and one count of leaving the scene of an accident.
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins gave a stern warning for Starkville Sanitation and Environmental Services employees: If you do not work a full eight hours per day, you will lose your job.
After voting Monday to suspend night meetings until October, Clay County supervisors voted Thursday to go ahead and hold one night meeting a month for the next four months.
The public is invited to attend the Seventh Annual Mayor's Unity Picnic 4 p.m. Saturday at the Columbus Riverwalk.
The long bus ride north from Los Angeles for a group of high school students who planned to visit Humboldt State University had been fun: The hours whizzed by as they watched movies, chatted up new friends, and jammed to hip-hop on the radio.
A yearlong review of information the U.S. intelligence community had prior to the Boston Marathon bombing found that the investigation could have been more thorough, but the intelligence agencies' inspectors general said it is impossible to know whether anything could have been done differently to prevent the attack.
A woman was taken into federal custody Thursday after throwing a shoe at Hillary Clinton as the former Secretary of State began a Las Vegas convention keynote speech.
Laura Hankins knew something was wrong when she filed her daughter's tax return and it was rejected hours later: An identity thief already had sent in a return using the 19-year-old's personal information.
A manhunt across Florida ended Thursday with the surrender of a driver blamed in a deadly crash at a day care that injured 14 and killed a 4-year-old girl who was sitting in a classroom awaiting her afternoon snack.
With the announcement that Stephen Colbert will be the new host of CBS' "Late Show," his fans likely feel a clash of emotions.
A group of Columbus residents hoping to create a charter school are a step closer to realizing their goal. The state's Charter School Authorizer Board voted Wednesday to declare three applications eligible and complete to move forward.
With five bomb threats in three days, including threats at Stokes-Beard Elementary and Columbus High School this morning, school officials with the Columbus Municipal School District are asking parents to talk to their children about the severity of making false threats.
For the 24th time the lives of nearly-forgotten people buried in Friendship Cemetery have come alive through evening tales told by local high school students standing among tombstones.
Sports fans, there is a new store inside Leigh Mall in Columbus.
In February, Columbus councilmen agreed to make the city its own contractor for a $1.65 million Trotter Convention Center renovation after bids for a general contractor came in well above project budget.
After weeks of preparation, Ward 1 Alderman Ben Carver is about to embark on one of his toughest challenges to date.
Oktibbeha County Chancery Court officials say they are halfway finished with an office-wide computer overhaul after Microsoft pulled the plug on future support for Windows XP Tuesday, the primary operating software for the old workstations.
Officials from the state fire marshal's office are investigating a fire at Campus Book Mart that caused a considerable loss to merchandise due to heat and smoke damage, Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan said.
1. Aldermen pass amended alcohol ordinance STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Princess owner plans to reopen theater COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. GTECHS students find success in unconventional setting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY