As the city of Starkville debates how to reinvigorate Highway 182, a flower shop along the forgotten highway is already making moves to reinvent itself.
The only thing rising faster than the price of bacon may be its overwhelming popularity.
The Alumni Association of Mississippi University for Women announced its 2011-2012 Board of Directors, marking a pivotal moment in the history of the university with the first meeting of the unified alumni organization.
A 17-year-old girl was transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with moderate injuries after her sports utility vehicle left Caledonia-Steens Road and rolled over Wednesday afternoon near Caledonia.
Columbus police charged two men Thursday night with the murder of a 35-year-old College Street resident earlier this week. Police are still looking for a third suspect and possibly others.
The Columbus-Lowndes Port Authority continues to make preparations for the Kior biofuels plant, currently under construction.
Though the Golden Triangle Regional Airport is losing its Memphis connection, a $1 million grant could help it secure a contract with another airline, to enhance its West-bound connections.
Four adults and three children escaped a burning mobile home Wednesday night on Blackjack Road.
Building permits July 5-13
Marriages and divorces June 28-July 12
A couple of weeks ago AT&T Mississippi president, Mayo Flynt, passed through Columbus and spoke with me about the pending merger between wireless carriers AT&T and T-Mobile. The merger is currently being reviewed by the Federal Communications Commission.
Security cameras at Emerson Family School on Louisville Street recorded two black females suspected of stealing a teacher's purse June 22.
Several candidates for Oktibbeha County elected offices have a distinct advantage this election cycle in that nobody else wants their jobs.
Members of the Columbus Historic Preservation Commission continued discussion Wednesday night of a proposed ordinance defining guidelines for the Southside district.
A 47-year-old Columbus man has been charged with the statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl. Gregory Darrell Harper of 1507 Washington Ave. was arrested late Monday at his residence after the victim's parents filed a report with Columbus police, according to Police Public Information Officer Terrie Songer.
Bringing a climactic close to a heated hearing, the Civil Service Commission voted 2-1 Thursday to uphold the suspensions of two Columbus police officers.
The Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service and the state office of the Corporation for National and Community Service will hold information sessions to discuss the availability of federal funds to support local national service programs and opportunities to access national service resources.
1. Caledonia student gets free car for college COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Deputies arrest naked man charging traffic near MSU STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Juneteenth organizers may cancel festival COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY