Barring further studies, little is known regarding how the latest annexation proposal may affect individual homes and businesses in four select areas of Lowndes County.
Former Columbus Packet owner Roger Larsen took the stand in municipal court Thursday, testifying that an ex-employee embezzled up to $22,167.70 in cash over a four-year period.
The Starkville Christmas Parade is set to take place this Saturday.
The Starkville Police Department released its arrest report for the last two weeks.
New security screenings implemented Nov. 1 seem to have travelers across the country in a frenzy. But locally, the changes have been quiet. And officials expect it to remain so.
A 48-year-old woman's morning shower was interrupted Thursday when a burglar broke into her home. Rodney Wayne Shaw, 43, of 801 Alabama St., shattered the window of a sliding glass door to enter the house in the 200 block of Kermit Street at about 7:44 a.m.
Starkville's 38th annual Holiday Bazaar will conclude today at the city's Sportsplex after three days of arts, crafts and holiday decor.
The city of Starkville is inviting the public to attend two tours of City Hall in coming weeks so residents can catch a glimpse of the poor working conditions faced by city employees.
A man involved in an incident last year in which he was hit with a cowbell at a Mississippi State football game has sued his alleged attacker and the Southeastern Conference.
A reported rapist's recent use of blue lights to pull over and attack a woman adds another layer of distrust between the public and police, local lawmen say.
The latest annexation proposal to come before the Columbus City Council intentionally excludes residential areas in favor of commercial property.
A 14-year-old boy was locked in jail for the third time this year Saturday, when he was charged with a burglary in Columbus and four in Lowndes County.
A 17-year-old man was hit in the nose with a beer bottle outside a downtown nightclub early today, according to Columbus police.
A 43-year-old Columbus caregiver pleaded guilty in Lowndes County circuit court Monday to stealing Social Security checks over a two-year period.
The Columbus-Lowndes Development Link paused for a little praise Wednesday at its annual luncheon. A recent round of focus group surveys completed by the Link encouraged the economic development specialists to better publicize their accomplishments.
Keara Williams and Brianna O'Neal want to be pediatric nurses when they grow up. Tristian Moody wants to be a cardiologist.
After a 20-year-old Columbus man charged with capital murder was released from prison, state and county officials disagree about who should shoulder the blame.
As M.J. Hill loaded clothes, shoes and other belongings onto a trailer Wednesday morning in The Pines mobile home park, the Mississippi State University senior was greeted by Isabella Collier and her son, Kenneth.
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.
1. Man's body recovered from Lowndes Co. pond COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Student's statutory rape charges dismissed COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Portion of Military Road closed after culvert collapses COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY