Saturday, Gov. Phil Bryant will run in the third annual 5K Run for Health in honor of the late infant son of a Columbus native.
The Columbus Light & Water Board of Directors on Thursday approved next year's budget for its electric division, as well as a cost-of-living increase in pay for its 90 employees.
A draft of a city ordinance that would regulate the leasing of private property for gatherings where alcoholic beverages are served has been introduced for review.
Two Golden Triangle cities will host events Saturday marking Juneteenth, the annual celebration of the abolishment of slavery and the emancipation of African Americans.
A 24-year-old veteran who lost an eye after taking a grenade blast in Afghanistan to save a fellow Marine received the nation's highest military honor Thursday in a somber White House ceremony.
An Artesia man has been arrested and charged in connection with a drive-by shooting.
Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre pitches his support for Sen. Thad Cochran in a new TV ad paid for by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
A judge on Thursday sentenced a former Colorado sheriff to 15 months in prison for repeatedly violating his probation in a meth-for-sex case, saying the lawman, who was once regarded as a hero, had exhausted his opportunities to reform.
Leading Republicans on Thursday insisted that America's leaders must do more to defend Christian values at home and abroad.
Two senators unveiled a bipartisan plan Wednesday to raise federal gasoline and diesel taxes for the first time in more than two decades, pitching the proposal as a solution to Congress' struggle to pay for highway and transit programs.
About 75 workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may have been accidentally exposed to dangerous anthrax bacteria this month because of a safety problem at some of its labs in Atlanta, the federal agency revealed Thursday.
The Syrian children sat in guarded silence as the clowns tumbled out in a blur of colorful polka dots and suspenders, then burst into laughter as one of the performers kicked her glittery high heels into the air to the toots of a blue trombone.
Most people who signed up under President Barack Obama's health care law rate their new insurance highly, but a substantial number are struggling with the cost, according to a poll released Thursday.
For years, the U.S. has been clear about its intent to step back from Iraq.
What started as a routine response for a Maine tow truck driver ended with a trip to the hospital after he was swarmed by thousands of honeybees.
An old e-mail from a General Motors employee warning of a "serious safety problem" could help trigger another government fine against the automaker.
Starkville Ward 7 Alderman Henry Vaughn was arrested by Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department deputies early Thursday morning and charged with a DUI , no insurance and careless driving.
When city project managing firm J5 Broaddus began overseeing Columbus' public works department on April 15, the arrangement was supposed to last a month.
Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins has a plan to kick start economic development in Oktibbeha County: open a new 300-plus-acre industrial park that will become the local focal point for manufacturing jobs and erase years of failed industrial enticement.
1. Lee Middle deal possibly a month away COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Innovation Challenge gives young entrepreneurs a head start STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. CMSD releases further information on superintendent candidates COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Photos: Budweiser Clydesdales in Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. More Highway 12 work begins STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY