Columbus sales tax disbursements are down slightly this month compared to February 2013.
Whirllie Byrd and Nadia Dale will remain on the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors for three more years.
In a 3-2 vote, the Columbus City Council named Greg Lewis to the Columbus Municipal School Board of Trustees on Tuesday. Lewis will replace sitting board member Aubra Turner, whose term expires at the end of the month.
Todd Harrell, a founding member and bassist for 3 Doors Down, has been arrested on a DUI charge again in D'Iberville.
The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors has selected Alabama attorney Joe Ritch to serve as its next chairman.
The Mississippi woman who gave birth to identical quadruplets more than a week ago wants to get the four girls home.
Boosting the federal minimum wage as President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are proposing would increase earnings for more than 16.5 million people by 2016 but also cut employment by roughly 500,000 jobs, Congress' nonpartisan budget analyst said Tuesday.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation has launched a new voice recognition travel information service for residents and travelers across the state.
A woman has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison in the kidnapping of a girl from her elementary school in a family dispute over a piece of land and a portable storage shed.
Iran drew a red line on Tuesday on how far it would go at landmark nuclear talks, saying as the meeting opened that it would not buckle to pressure from the U.S. and five other world powers to scrap any of its nuclear facilities.
The Florida software designer accused of killing a black teenager during an argument over loud music compared himself to a rape victim, telling his fiancee in a recorded jailhouse phone call that the police were trying to blame him for the shooting when he was only defending himself.
Police have yet to substantiate a 19-year-old woman's claim that she killed more than 20 people in four states before the Pennsylvania murder she is now charged with committing.
The Wisconsin National Guard announced Tuesday that it had suspended a member from honor guard duties after she apparently posted to social media a photograph of soldiers mugging around an empty, flag-draped casket.
Mississippi lawmakers are working on early versions of budget bills, and final negotiations are weeks away.
Veteran Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi says he's not familiar with the tea party, even though he's being challenged by a supporter of the populist movement.
Mississippians could be able to buy guns, bullets, all-terrain vehicles and boats without paying sales taxes for a couple days under a proposal moving forward in the House.
The FBI on Tuesday was helping investigate who tied a noose around the neck of a University of Mississippi statue of James Meredith, who, in 1962, became the first black student to enroll in the then all-white Southern college.
Relay for Life is just a few months away and it's not too late to sign up, event organizers said. So far, 30 teams have signed up for the April 25 event but organizers are hoping for 50 teams.
A local man walked away from an early morning stabbing Monday with only minor injuries.
1. Signing off: Longtime WCBI anchor retiring after 44 years on the air COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Trotter shooting suspect arrested COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Big cat sleepover: Cedarhill holds fundraising raffle for second year in a row COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Ex-circuit clerk arrested for slapping woman STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Bond denied for alleged Thanksgiving shooter COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY