The city of Columbus was selected as the first Air Education and Training Command community to receive the AETC Community Support Award (Altus Trophy), sponsored by the Altus, Okla. Chamber of Commerce's Military Affairs Committee, during a presentation at the AETC Symposium in San Antonio, Texas, Thursday.
STARKVILLE -- Organizers of Starkville's annual Dudy Gras celebration are offering more activities at this year's event than ever before.
STARKVILLE-- More than 30 people have qualified for the coming elections in Oktibbeha County, while another 26 have qualified in Clay County.
The time is approaching for Severstal to begin hiring for 100 new positions to staff its Phase II expansion.
WEST POINT -- After a four-day trial, a Clay County jury returned a not-guilty verdict Friday in the manslaughter trial of Jeremy Barnhill.
Mississippi's state-licensed casinos won $2.39 billion from players in 2010 - a nearly 3 percent drop from what gamblers lost in 2009.
Auburn fans will have a final opportunity to thank their Tigers at the Auburn BCS Celebration at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday.
A Columbus man suspected in a Northside shooting turned himself into authorities Thursday.
A Columbus man who died of hypothermia Jan. 14 was squatting at the 13th Avenue North apartment where he was discovered.
When two men attacked him on a dark, dead-end Clay County road, Jeremy Barnhill decided to kill to protect himself, he testified Thursday.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership held its annual awards banquet Thursday night and honored nearly a dozen citizens and businesses for their contributions to the community.
In a time when companies across the country are struggling to survive, a handful of new businesses in Starkville are thriving, thanks in part to the city's collective taste for sweets.
Two Mississippi lawmakers switched from Democrat to Republican on Thursday but said the new party affiliation won't change the way they vote because they've already been siding with the GOP on many issues.
Companies are still trying to learn how to best use social media for marketing and profit. In next week's column I plan on giving some tips on how local businesses can use social media for promotions. For now let's look at a handful of interesting contests that are currently running online.