With frigid temperatures across Mississippi, Columbus and other communities are opening shelters and people are being told to keep an eye on their pets and elderly neighbors.
On Nov. 9, the world changed for 12-year-old Jeffrey Amos. He was diagnosed with bone cancer. Tired but still cheerful, Jeffrey sat in his room at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., and reminisced about school.
Living in a town the size of Columbus can be relaxing -- maybe too relaxing, according to Columbus Police Explorers.
A group of local birdwatchers recently helped bring some acclaim to the state of Mississippi. Oktibbeha Audubon Society members Terry Schiefer, of Starkville, and Jim and Dianne Patterson, of Columbus, were on a birdwatching team dubbed "The Mississippi Team" this fall in Audubon Alaska's first-ever Arctic Refuge Fall Migration Birding Challenge.
In 2009, across America, 17.4 million households -- nearly 15 percent of the country -- weren't sure where their next meal would come from.
With bids in hand, the brain trust behind the proposed Columbus soccer complex and park is searching for ways to keep the project intact.
Republican Alan Nunnelee of Mississippi has been chosen to serve on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee when he takes office in January.
The Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority has received the go-ahead to build the first "green" generator in the state fueled by methane gas.
Just in time for Christmas, the Columbus Base Community Council has begun selling 500 copies of the 173-page book, "Heritage to Horizons, a History of Columbus AFB 1942-2007."
It was 11 years ago when Sarah Jo Murphy stopped by the principal's office at Heritage Academy's elementary school. After 33 years of teaching at New Hope Elementary School, Murphy had put in her time. Starting her teaching career anew wasn't on the agenda. But before she knew it, she was back in the classroom and loving every minute of it.
Vinny and Karen Harris recently took up tomato farming to make some extra money. But this isn't a story about the economy forcing a young couple to make lifestyle changes.
Authorities Thursday afternoon released the identity of an Oktibbeha County woman who died in an early-morning fire.
The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday ordered DNA testing for Eddie Lee Howard Jr., a death row inmate convicted twice in the 1992 rape and stabbing death of an 82-year-old Columbus woman.
Shareholders of Cadence Financial Corp. Thursday approved the acquisition of the company by Texas-based Community Bancorp, in a deal that Cadence's CEO said didn't "provide any payout" to him or other executives.
A 23-year-old woman has been found guilty of aggravated child abuse after authorities say she fed methamphetamine and ecstasy to her boyfriend's baby.
The Lowndes County Adult Detention Facility reported the following felony arrests:
Oxford Board of Aldermen have approved an ordinance that would allow occasional Sunday sales of alcohol.
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