A dump truck accident cut power to 400 4-County Electric customers and canceled early afternoon classes at East Mississippi Community College's Golden Triangle campus Monday.
Lowndes County revenues are projected to increase by more than $6 million in the upcoming fiscal year, based on the budget county supervisors will consider later this week.
Three Starkville attorneys -- Haley Brown, Brace Knox and Matthew Wilson -- have qualified for the Oktibbeha County prosecutor's special election scheduled for Nov. 5.
Florence Little McCully, 53, of Columbus, died at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle after she was involved in a head-on collision just after 10:20 p.m. Saturday, according to the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
President Barack Obama is hitting the airwaves to try to convince Americans that limited strikes against Syria are needed for the United States' long-term safety, while Secretary of State John Kerry is vehemently defending the case against President Bashar Assad, saying his denial of chemical weapons use is "contradicted by fact."
1. Ex-employee threatens shooting at Zaxby's COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Cold case arrest brings closure to family COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Officers reflect on a city rattled by a series of murders in the '90s COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Oktibbeha County's chancery candidates preparing for nonpartisan race STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY