The United States Small Business Administration granted a request from Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant to offer disaster loans to residents and business owners in Noxubee County affected by an EF-3 tornado that severely damaged parts of Shuqualak April 12.
A Columbus man was arrested and faces 12 charges after he failed to yield to an officer's blue lights Tuesday afternoon.
Law enforcement officials searched the home of a second Mississippi man implicated in the mailing of ricin poison-laced letters to the president and a U.S. senator after charges were dropped without explanation against the man arrested in the case last week.
City officials unveiled design plans for Starkville's new city hall Tuesday and said they expect the multi-story facility to be completed in 2014.
William McGovern, the man who legally challenged the city's process for developing municipal facilities improvements, died Monday, sources confirmed Tuesday. He was 73.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant will formally issue a special session call this afternoon to state legislators to consider an economic development package.
With the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life fast approaching, local volunteers are furiously working to pull off the fund-raiser. At the center of all the hustle and bustle is Mott Ellis.
Air traffic controller furloughs as a result of sequestration have had no effect on operations at Golden Triangle Regional Airport, Executive Director Mike Hainsey said Monday.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant confirmed Monday that a call for a special session related to an economic development project is forthcoming.
Two neighboring Columbus schools were on lockdown Monday morning after they reported a suspicious person in the area.
Starkville is proceeding with a traffic study to analyze one of the main city-Mississippi State University thoroughfares, and officials say the project will help with future grant applications to improve the area's pedestrian connections.
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3. Local pilot detained for alcohol in Scotland COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Missing Starkville teen found in West Point STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY