Palmer Home for Children has made Jonah's Journey, a Tennessee-based organization that finds temporary or long-term care for children of incarcerated mothers, part of its ministry.
Two Lowndes County conservation officers are being credited with saving the life of an 11-year-old boy who nearly drowned in the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway on Memorial Day.
Bird watchers James and Dianne Patterson are used to interlopers helping themselves to the buffet of black oil sunflower seeds they leave out for their feathered friends.
The race for a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi has reached its last leg before the June 3 primary narrows down the field, and the two most publicized candidates for the Republican ticket have included Columbus in their campaign stops.
Kale Scott, 19, was charged with one count of murder Tuesday for his alleged role in last week's fatal shooting at the Columbus Fairgrounds.
Five Starkville aldermen unanimously approved the city's proposed Fiscal Year 2014 capital improvements work list for roads, drainage systems and sidewalks with little discussion and no modifications from the table during a Tuesday recess meeting.
Maya Angelou, a modern Renaissance woman who survived the harshest of childhoods to become a force on stage, screen, the printed page and the inaugural dais, has died. She was 86.
They're the $10 million men and women.
After 62 years, the family of Claiborne Thigpen will receive some closure on his death. Thigpen's nephew, Cecil Craft, received a phone call a few months ago saying the U.S. Air Force had located the wreckage of Thigpen's plane, which had crashed in November of 1952.
A pregnant woman was stoned to death Tuesday by her own family outside a courthouse in the Pakistani city of Lahore for marrying the man she loved.
Fake appointments, unofficial logs kept on the sly and appointments made without telling the patient are among tricks used to disguise delays in seeing and treating veterans at Veterans Affairs hospitals and clinics.
Madison Police Chief Gene Waldrop says a 20-year-old man has been charged with murder in the May 21 slaying Jackson State University professor Garrick Shelton.
The ubiquitous white potato has scored another victory on Capitol Hill.
First lady Michelle Obama is striking back at House Republicans who are trying to weaken healthier school meal standards, saying any effort to roll back the guidelines is "unacceptable."
After retiring in 2006, Lillie Cole was looking for something to do. She's not one to sit.
"Brilliant." "Beautiful." "Proud." Those were just some of the words used to describe the performance of the city of Columbus this past weekend in its first time as host of the state of Mississippi's blockbuster soccer event.
An Ethelsville, Alabama, man has died following a Memorial Day drowning incident in the Buttahatchie River in Lowndes County.
The Columbus Police Department confirmed this morning that a man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting Friday has turned himself in.
City Engineer Edward Kemp will present a $1.2 million Fiscal Year 2014 capital improvements work list for improvements to Starkville's roads, drainage systems and sidewalks to aldermen today during a 5:30 p.m. recess meeting at City Hall.
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