For Hope Community Church, the Columbus Planning Commission meeting Monday was an answer to prayer. "Hallelujah," Pastor Bo Jeffares said shortly after the commission voted unanimously to recommend that the City Council approve the church's controversial request to relocate to the old movie theater at 401 Main St.
Bill Cunningham of Starkville spent 35 years as a McDonald's franchisee in the Golden Triangle area, before he decided to retire.
If you're unhappy with Oktibbeha County's current circuit clerk, you're going to have a hard time choosing who to vote for as her successor.
A Columbus woman reported missing in Starkville last week called police to let them know she was OK on Monday.
JACKSON -- Mississippi highways are peppered with signs honoring sports figures, civil rights figures, military heroes and law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty, among others. More will come this year. The 2011 Legislature authorized 21 signs to be erected along Mississippi roads to honor individuals or groups.
A 25-year-old Columbus man has been charged with beating his toddler so severely she had to be taken to the hospital Saturday.
A masked man armed with a black handgun robbed Roy's Grocery on Waterworks Road Sunday evening, according to Columbus police.
For new Columbus Fire and Rescue Battalion Chief Mark Ward, today was a baptism by fake fire. In his first shift as one of the three heads of the five Columbus fire stations, firefighters responded to a pipe bomb scare in the 1300 block of Fifth Street South and a large surprise training exercise just after midnight.
Inside the old Parker Furniture building in downtown Columbus, Luke Strohl leaned against an upstairs wall as Columbus firefighters crawled toward him through the blinding smoke.
Starkville Police are asking for help finding a Columbus woman missing since June 5.
It's hot. No news flash there. Sweltering heat is gripping half the nation. And the South is forecast to stay hotter than usual at least through the week. With temperatures locally continuing to hover in the 90s, people are doing what they can to stay cool.
Jan Morgan remains sedated in the Tupelo hospital, unaware of all that's happening around her. She's unaware of the Clay County prosecutor's investigation into Robbie Norton, the woman who allegedly struck Morgan with her car while Morgan was cycling with a friend on Highway 50 near Pheba in Clay County May 22.
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