Faced with the threat of a federal lawsuit, Mississippi officials have relented on a ban on same-sex commitment ceremonies at a state-owned museum and are processing a permit for two women.
Qualifying opened Wednesday for two Lowndes County School District school board positions.
Investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department have arrested Tommy Flowers and charged him with one count burglary.
Wait times were long this week as parents and children packed the Lowndes County Health Department, trying to fulfill a new immunization requirement that caught many off-guard when school began this week.
For many college students, the month of August means getting back in the swing of things --scheduling classes, buying textbooks and preparing for the first football game of the season.
A mother's curiosity lead to the arrest of two men and an assault against a police officer on Wednesday.
Columbus native Austin Smith received his Eagle Scout medal in 1973 at the age of 16. The award capped off a longtime commitment to the Boy Scouts and fulfilled a dream of his family.
WASHINGTON -- Welfare is causing a ruckus in the presidential campaign. But the program is a shadow of its old self from the 1970s, when Ronald Reagan used the image of "welfare queens" to assail government poverty programs promoted by liberals.
A former police officer claims in a lawsuit that Greenville officials violated her free speech rights by firing her over comments on a social networking site.
Officials with the Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department arrested Piotr J. Gullett on Aug. 3, and charged him with one count Felony Taking of a Motor Vehicle.
This probably comes as no surprise: Federal scientists say July was the hottest month ever recorded in the Lower 48 states, breaking a record set during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
Adhering to a requirement from the U.S. Department of Justice, a city redistricting plan that will evenly distribute the population among Starkville's seven wards was unanimously passed by the Board of Aldermen Tuesday night.
A request to honor a family member turned into a contentious issue during Tuesday's Columbus City Council meeting.
1. Columbus loses a football legend COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Vibrant Church launches $17 million expansion COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. City Council denies request for ordinance change COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Supreme Court sides with Galanis family in appeal STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY