An anonymous gift of $1.5 million will be used to endow a chair of finance in the College of Business at Mississippi State University for the late Jack R. Lee.
On Wednesday night I rented a movie through Netflix's Watch Instant feature. As I easily selected a movie, I wondered what else could be rented online. Here are a few of the more interesting online rental options I found.
Mississippi revenue collections exceeded estimates in November -- the fourth time that has occurred since the fiscal year began July 1.
A judicial watchdog agency says Chancellor Talmadge Littlejohn should be publicly reprimanded for jailing an attorney for not reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in his courtroom.
ANNISTON, Ala. - Colonial Park Apartment residents woke recently to find pink notices at their doors explaining that their grills were illegal and needed to be removed from the premises within five days or they would be disposed of by staff.
A federal judge in Oxford has dismissed a wrongful imprisonment lawsuit filed by Tyler Edmonds.
The Starkville Police Department Tuesday released surveillance camera images of two men suspected of robbing a convenience store this weekend on Russell Street.
A cigarette dangling from his lips, Gary Carr surveyed the devastation he called home. His mobile home, where he and his family had slept the night before, was flattened. His yard looked like a battle zone. His shed, which sheltered his family's few remaining possessions, was upside down.
The streets of The Pines mobile home park were littered with debris Tuesday morning as Jessie and Mattie Kemp wandered through the development off Louisville Street and surveyed the damage.
District 4 Supervisor Jeff Smith sparked an animated conversation about recreation projects when he requested a joint meeting between the county and city boards to discuss the status of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority's $1.7 million parks construction project.
A 20-year-old Columbus man wanted for murder has been arrested in Ft. Walton Beach, Fla., after he was mistakenly released from prison.
A motion to vacate all county appointments to the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors was met with strong accusations at Tuesday's meeting of the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors.
A judicial watchdog agency has accused an Alcorn County judge of fixing tickets.
Lowndes County School District has asked a judge to dismiss lawsuits brought against it by former New Hope High School principal Lynn Wright and longtime baseball coach Stacy Hester.
As a flurry of shoppers made the rounds at local retailers for the biggest shopping day of the year, Ed Clemons sat outside Omnova, battling the cold with a small propane heater.
After 15 years on the waiting list for a new house, two Columbus sisters received free southside homes.
A 19-year-old Columbus man was stabbed early today while talking to a woman outside a local night spot, according to police.
The Starkville Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify two men suspected of robbing a convenience store this weekend on Russell Street.
Research Boulevard is a shaded four-lane asphalt loop which circles the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park in Starkville.
At least 17 people were injured in a severe, overnight storm that barreled through the Starkville, Monroe County and Yazoo City areas, downing power lines, uprooting trees and damaging property. Seven people were injured in Starkville when a series of severe storms, including a possible tornado, tore through.
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