Voter turnout in the northern district transportation commissioner runoff election was "very, very light" this morning, according to local election officials.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen tonight will consider whether drainage issues which have plagued Maple Drive residents for years should be considered a public health and safety threat.
A Steens man in custody for shooting another man to death was described by neighbors as "unstable" and a gun lover.
One man is dead and another is in jail, after a shooting Monday at a Steens house.
Alabama authorities say the state has recorded its highest number of deaths from hunters falling from tree stands.
A tanker trailer broke loose from its cab Sunday morning in the Columbus Wal-Mart parking lot before tipping over and spilling some of its contents.
Columbus police have apprehended a Steens man suspected of burglary.
Between clinical rotations, an intense course load and testing process, many health care professionals will tell you that a W graduate will be one of the best nurses you can hire. But just completing the nursing course work wasn't good enough for senior Katie Robinson.
A texting-while-driving ban is working its way through the state Senate and the bill has widespread support, but local police say there are no clear guidelines on enforcement.
Downtown Columbus gets a lot of love. But the truth is, most people in Columbus shop along Highway 45.
Three people were arrested Friday after authorities discovered a methamphetamine lab at a home on Warpath Road, police said.
A Columbus man was in good condition at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle Saturday night after his boat overturned on Luxapalila Creek earlier in the day and rescuers pulled him from the frigid water.
When the state College Board tapped Allegra Brigham as the Mississippi University for Women's interim president in May, the MUW alumnus said she was prepared to stay indefinitely. And it appears she will do just that, as the College Board appears in no rush to find her permanent replacement.
Bill Gavin's Highway 45 merchant association is moving forward, but both he and the organization will do well to practice patience.
The trial of a Maben woman accused of killing her husband in 2009 has been continued until the next term of Oktibbeha County Circuit Court. The aggravated assault trial of a Columbus man accused of striking another man in the head with a cowbell during the 2009 Egg Bowl at Mississippi State University was also continued until the next court term.
Golden Triangle voters have a chance to elect one of their own Tuesday when Starkville resident Mike Tagert squares off against DeSoto County's John Caldwell in a runoff to fill the vacant Mississippi Department of Transportation Northern District Transportation Commissioner seat.
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