When the door rises, silence reigns. Thirty people take mental snapshots of anything that crosses their experienced eyes, doing their best to add up prospective numbers and figure out just how much profit rests inside this storage unit
JACKSON -- The Mississippi Parole Board has refused early release for a man convicted of felony fleeing in the death of a Mississippi state trooper.
HATTIESBURG -- A motorhome bound for a college football championship game in New Orleans went off Interstate 59 in southern Mississippi and struck a tree, killing one person and injuring 10 others.
Twenty years ago, in Ranch Bernardo, Calif., a 2-year-old boy lay comatose following heart surgery. Doctors had little hope for his recovery. But his grandmother and the members of her church quilting group wanted to do something to help.
OKTIBBEHA COUNTY -- A Friday morning trailer fire displaced eight people in the Sessums community in Oktibbeha County.
Recruitment, retention, graduation. Get used to those three words because Mississippi University for Women's new president, Dr. Jim Borsig, plans to use them a lot during his tenure.
From the very beginning, Dr. Jim Borsig has established his intent to be an approachable, visible president who listens. He's maintained this vision of visibility and openness since he was named president of Mississippi University for Women on Nov. 30.
A Columbus man died Friday after being trapped between a car and a tree.
STARKVILLE -- A Starkville police officer remains in the intensive care unit at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo after wrecking his patrol car Thursday afternoon.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Actor Charlie Sheen has donated $25,000 to help tornado relief in Alabama, making good on a promise to help survivors of the deadly twisters.
NEW ORLEANS -- A push to place levee breach sites from Hurricane Katrina on the National Register of Historic Places is cause for consternation at the federal agency that built the floodwalls that failed during the 2005 storm.
JACKSON -- The Southaven Board of Aldermen voted 6-1 Friday to ask Mayor Greg Davis to resign amid allegations he misspent about $170,000 in city funds.
JACKSON -- Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves will be roasted at a journalism dinner in Jackson on Jan. 26.
What started as a traffic stop in Southside Columbus ended in a one-vehicle crash on Pickensville Road with the driver under arrest and a 4-year-old passenger uninjured.
Hope Community Church saw a dream become reality recently when it purchased the old Varsity Twin Theater in downtown Columbus after nearly a year of discussion.
For years, Delinda Boler relied on friends and family members to drive her to and from her doctor appointments. Boler, who has rheumatoid arthritis, can't drive. The pain is so unbearable, she struggles to walk in and out of the doctor's office.
Few details are being released about the closure of the Sears store in Columbus' Leigh Mall. Sears Holding Corp. announced two days after Christmas the Columbus store is one of three in the state to be closed due to poor profit performance.
2. SMART splits Boardtown route, adds new stops for residents STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Amos fills in for Clinkscales on city bench COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Same-sex marriage: Local counties prepared to issue licenses COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY