Sixteenth District circuit judges were sworn in at the Lowndes County Courthouse Tuesday, giving the district a third judge for the first time.
During a brief Tuesday meeting the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors tabled a potential partnership with the city.
The grounds of The Grove apartments were covered in white Tuesday morning as Orion Schertzer sorted through pieces of broken lumber and debris.
Seventeen people qualified Tuesday in Oktibbeha County for the county elections set to take place later this year.
Five houses in the way of the planned soccer complex at Burns Bottom in downtown Columbus should be gone within three months.
Traffic and parking problems around the Starkville Sportsplex could soon be alleviated when a new bridge is constructed adjacent to the facility off Lynn Lane.
With a 4 to 3 vote Tuesday night, the Starkville Board of Aldermen approved amendments to the city's sidewalk ordinance, which exempt four streets from future sidewalk construction requirements.
Actor and former TV host Gary Collins was in a south Mississippi jail early Wednesday, charged with a felony after being accused of leaving a restaurant without paying his bill, police said.
A sheriff's deputy in southern Mississippi used a stun gun on a pet camel after authorities say the animal attacked a motorist's car and then turned on the deputy.
Mississippi legislators opened their 2011 session Tuesday by passing a $75 million bond bill to provide a loan for a company that wants to manufacture solar panels in Hattiesburg.
A 50-year-old Lowndes County man was hit in the head with a hammer early Tuesday after he and another man argued about money.
The budget is a primary issue every year. Redistricting joins it every 10 years. There's not much suspense heading into Mississippi's 2011 legislative session.
The Clay County Board of Supervisors held its annual reorganizational meeting Monday morning and elected a new president and vice president for the coming year.
Lowndes County Circuit Clerk Mahala Salazar has announced her intention to seek reelection, but this time as an independent.
Leslie Frazier is going to get an opportunity to put everything he learned as an interim head coach to use on a permanent basis.
Residents of Starkville have one more chance to weigh in on proposed amendments to the city's sidewalk ordinance before the Board of Aldermen votes on the matter today in City Hall.
Oktibbeha County School District board members welcomed a new member Monday night and elected officers to handle the district's business in 2011.
Board members of the Oktibbeha County School District heard a fairly grim evaluation Monday night of East Oktibbeha County Elementary and High schools.
A train carrying hazardous materials derailed in Lowndes County early today, rolling multiple cars east of South Lehmberg Road. The westbound Alabama Southern Railroad train hit a broken rail at about 7:30 a.m., overturning 12 cars, according to Columbus Fire and Rescue.
2. Photo: Hwy. 45 wreck COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Railroad co. investigating derailment in Columbus COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Man arrested after close call with school bus STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY