Local sheriffs participating in the Mississippi Department of Transportation's Inmate Litter Control Program agree that being proactive and using the program to its fullest potential yields noticeable results and keeps their state highways clean.
Two Columbus men were arrested this weekend on methamphetamine charges. Rickey Lamar Harrison, 56, and David Ray Keating, 37, were arrested Friday night after agents with the Lowndes County Narcotics Unit conducted a traffic stop near North Lehmburg Road.
Oktibbeha County Democratic Party Executive Committee members Dorothy Isaac and Kennedy Neal were removed from the board in separate votes Tuesday after they were found in violation of the state party's constitution and bylaws by their peers.
Senate Republicans are split over the immigration bill steaming toward approval at week's end, a divide that renders the ultimate fate of White House-backed legislation unpredictable in the House and complicates the party's ability to broaden its appeal among Hispanic voters.
In significant but incomplete victories for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California.
In these hyper-connected, over-shared times dwell two kinds of people: those preoccupied with taking and uploading photos of themselves and those who have never heard of the selfie.
East Mississippi Community College representatives say construction projects are needed to help with an expected influx of students and workforce trainees associated with Golden Triangle industrial developments.
Hours after Governor Phil Bryant announced a Thursday special session of the state legislature to address Medicaid concerns, Senator Terry Burton, R-Newton, spoke with future nurse practitioners on the Mississippi University for Women campus.
Construction of a second concession facility at Columbus' soccer complex is complete and an additional 100 parking spaces should be available by September, Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority Director Roger Short says.
Mississippi is 49th overall for the well-being of children, according to a new national survey released Monday.
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