Local callers will have an opportunity to question Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan next month. Ward 5 Councilman Kabir Karriem will host Farrakhan on his radio program, Karriem & Co., Feb. 9 on WTWG AM 1050.
Regional banker Trustmark Corp. says it nearly doubled its fourth-quarter profit from a year ago as the company recorded declines in bad loans and cut its exposure to Florida real estate problems.
The Senate Judiciary B Committee passed a bill Tuesday that would make animal cruelty a felony in Mississippi.
A Chickasaw County man suspected of robbing a McDonald's restaurant last week on Highway 12 has been apprehended.
A bill authorizing the raising of genetically enhanced deer on breeding farms in Mississippi has failed to pass the Senate.
A man suspected of attacking an employee at a Northport auto repair shop with a hammer called 911 and asked to be taken to a drug and mental health treatment facility just hours after the attack.
Absentee ballots now are available at circuit clerks' offices for the Feb. 1 Northern District transportation commissioner runoff election.
Chefs from some of the Golden Triangle's most popular restaurants will converge on the newly renovated State Theatre next weekend for the Starkville Young Professionals' fourth annual Souper Bowl cook-off.
Oktibbeha County is set to make some money off nearly three dozen old vehicles.
The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau voted Tuesday to remove the restrictions keeping Interim Director Nancy Carpenter from applying for the permanent position.
The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau unanimously approved landscaping plans Monday for its properties between Main and College street, just east of Third Street South.
Where can you go for a night of fine dining, artwork, a silent auction and live musical performances? Columbus High School.
The state of Mississippi will offer a different license plate each of the next five years to commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for parts of north Alabama, with up to four inches of snow forecast for some areas.
Enerkem Corp. has obtained a conditional commitment for an $80 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for construction of its waste-to-biofuels plant in Pontotoc County.
A 23-year-old man suffered minor injuries early Friday when he was hit in the head with a beer bottle at the Grey Goose nightclub.
Officials at local colleges agree with how a Tucson, Ariz., community college handled disturbed student Jared Loughner, saying they have similar rules in place to identify, counsel or expel troubled students.
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