With its ranks deeply divided, the Boy Scouts of America is asking its local leaders from across the country to decide whether its contentious membership policy should be overhauled so that openly gay boys can participate in Scout units.
Capella Healthcare Vice President for Acquisitions Doug Johnson confirmed Friday the for-profit group is exploring a 50-year lease agreement for Starkville's OCH Regional Medical Center.
Tennesee-based for-profit hospital chain Capella Healthcare has made an offer to lease Oktibbeha County Hospital Regional Medical Center. is working with officials
Surveillance footage shows similarities with two Starkville robberies this week, but investigators are not yet sure if the incidents are related, Starkville Police Chief David Lindley said.
President Barack Obama is pledging to eliminate the "scourge" of sexual assault in the military while cautioning that it will take a long and sustained effort by all military members.
Nine months after being indicted by the U.S. Attorney's Office on fraud charges relating to a nationwide testing scam, a teacher is still on paid leave with the Columbus Municipal School District.
For more than a century, Palmer Home for Children has provided safety, shelter and love for children in need. Now, the Columbus facility is adding a new facet to its services -- a library and school for the 90 children who call the 110-acre campus their home.
Earlier this week, Sean O'Keefe, American Eurocopter parent company CEO , said cuts to the Pentagon budget under the "sequester" budget reduction plan could force the company to slash production of the UH-72 Lakota helicopter, which is produced at its Columbus facility.
A New York higher education administrator and faculty member is Mississippi State's new engineering dean.
The Tennessee Valley Authority will pull the plug on Starkville's power supply early Sunday while workers improve the area's power grid.
Ward 2 alderman candidate Lisa Wynn is formally challenging the Starkville Municipal Democratic Executive Committee's Monday decision to reject at least one affidavit, Wynn's attorney Charles Yoste said Thursday.
1. SOCSD bans former teacher from campuses STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Armed robbery case ends in mistrial COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. War hero honored during graveside service COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Sunday fire damages EMCC's Mayhew campus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY