A Greenville judge has set bond at $5 million for Terrie A. Robinson, who is charged with murder in the death of her 3-year-old son whose body was found in an oven.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has vetoed a community college funding bill because he says it's not part of an overall balanced budget for the state for the coming fiscal year.
The Mississippi House on Thursday released its own redistricting proposal, and the plan could come up for a vote in that chamber by Friday.
A bill outlawing toxic chemicals sold as bath salts, plant food and other products is headed to the Mississippi governor's desk.
When it comes to math, West Lowndes and Caledonia elementary schools have the right formula. The two Lowndes County schools are being recognized by Mississippi State University's Program of Research and Evaluation for Public Schools with Value Added Awards, for their performance on state tests in the area of math.
Two free Mississippi State University piano concerts this weekend will highlight the university's ninth annual Brazilian Festival.
Ward 5 Alderman Jeremiah Dumas is celebrating the veto of a motion he endorsed at Tuesday's meeting of the Starkville Board of Aldermen.
A U.S. Marshals fugitive task force arrested four people Monday near the Wendy's on Alabama Street.
Columbus and Lowndes County firefighters battled a large fire for almost four hours Wednesday in the wooded area north of the Highway 82 Main Street exit.
An emotionally distraught Nicole Clinkscales, now a city judge, was told or reminded nine times by a Columbus police officer to sit in her car before she was arrested in 2009, according to a police recording released Wednesday.
A Greenville woman has been arrested in the death of her 3-year-old son, whose body was found in an oven.
A judge has dismissed charges against actor Gary Collins for allegedly leaving a Biloxi restaurant without paying his bill.
The 21-year-old Columbus woman who was severely injured in a wreck early Tuesday remained in critical condition today in Memphis.
Lowndes is among several counties across the state that has to redraw its district lines after the release of 2010 census figures.
The Columbus roads department has cleared a massive tree that fell Monday night, blocking traffic on Military Road near 12th Avenue North.
Lowndes supervisors and Columbus City Council members this week declined to officially intervene in the strike at Omnova Solutions, turning down a request from the company's union to send letters asking that bargaining over a union contract resume.
At their Columbus stop Tuesday, Mississippi Economic Council officers said they had seen more optimism about the economy here than possibly anywhere else in the state.
The city council appointed three people, including first-time board member Nadia Dale, to the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau Tuesday.
2. SMART splits Boardtown route, adds new stops for residents STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Amos fills in for Clinkscales on city bench COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Same-sex marriage: Local counties prepared to issue licenses COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY