County supervisors could go behind doors for a personnel matter during their 9 a.m. Monday board meeting at the county courthouse.
Starkville Fire Department Training Officer Charles Yarbrough confirmed an electrical short in a lamp's wiring caused a single-unit hotel fire Thursday.
The second-grader hunches over the red cash register, his brow furrowed in concentration, his eyes cast toward the ceiling as he counts out the necessary change in his head. His "customer," HEARTS after-school tutor Ruth Rast, waits patiently. "Seventy-five!" Demiji Bonner announces proudly, picking through the fake coins to find three quarters.
After months of discussion, a memorial to honor the pioneers who once populated one of Columbus' most historic streets is one step closer to reality.
The United Way of Lowndes County is moving forward in its search for a new executive director following the abrupt departure of Jan Ballard in early February.
A fiscal deadline all but blown, President Barack Obama says he once again wants to seek a big fiscal deal that would raise taxes and trim billions from expensive and ever growing entitlement programs.
The Mississippi House on Thursday sent the governor a bill to block public access to information about state-issued permits for people to carry concealed weapons.
Mississippi lawmakers are trying to resolve differences between House and Senate versions of bills expanding charter schools in the state.
A sexual harassment lawsuit has been filed in federal court against a Columbus businessman. In a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Aberdeen, Shawn Carter alleges that she was sexually harassed by her former employer, Chris Glenn, while she worked as a secretary at Glenn Machine Works.
A 22-year-old man was charged with murder Thursday in the death of a mayoral candidate, whose body was found near a river levee in the Mississippi Delta this week.
Legal attempts to block the city's construction of a new municipal facility are ongoing, Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman confirmed Thursday.
It's not just honey bees that are in trouble. The fuzzy American bumblebee seems to be disappearing in the Midwest.
After almost three years in custody, the Army private accused in the biggest leak of classified material in U.S. history said he did it because he wanted the public to know how the American military was fighting wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with little regard for human life.
A grieving Oregon mother who battled Facebook for full access to her deceased son's account has been pushing for years for something that would prevent others from losing photos, messages and other memories -- as she did.
The speedometer on the Toyota Yaris says the tiny car can go 140 miles per hour. In reality, the bulbous subcompact's 106-horsepower engine and automatic transmission can't push it any faster than 109.
As bells tolled and the clock struck 8, the brass-studded wooden doors swung shut Thursday at this palace in the Italian hills, marking an end to Benedict XVI's papacy and the start of his final journey as a "simple pilgrim."
The Supreme Court's conservative justices voiced deep skepticism Wednesday about a section of a landmark civil rights law that has helped millions of Americans exercise their right to vote.
Mississippi's only abortion clinic is scheduled for an April 18 license revocation hearing before the state Department of Health, and officials say a decision could come days or weeks later.
President Barack Obama is pulling out all the stops to warn just what could happen if automatic budget cuts kick in. Americans are reacting with a collective yawn.
Local officials are taking a wait-and-see approach on the looming sequestration, with $85 billion in automatic budget cuts slated to begin tomorrow barring an 11th hour compromise between Republicans and Democrats.
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