Oxford Board of Aldermen have approved an ordinance that would allow occasional Sunday sales of alcohol.
Three banks in Mississippi got millions of dollars from a Federal Reserve short-term loan program aimed at stabilizing financial markets.
Jackson Public Schools has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed over alleged whippings by the basketball coach at Murrah High School.
A 20-year-old Gadsen man charged with burning a "V'' into the face of a teenager has told police he believes he is a vampire.
Call her a philanthropist, a "cultural icon" or even eccentric. But children, throughout the years, have known her simply as Mother Goose.
An 18-year-old Columbus man has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Ruben's Fish and Steakhouse, where his father died of alcohol poisoning May 31.
The latest Lowndes County circuit court term has ended, delaying several high-profile trials, like that of Robert Triplett, until February.
Despite a quick 5-0 vote with one abstention, concerns linger over the newly appointed city judges. Ward 5 Councilman Kabir Karriem abstained from Tuesday's vote when the candidates endorsed by the majority of the judge interview committee, on which Karriem was included, were not recommended to the council.
Developers of the proposed CottonMill Marketplace project were in Starkville Wednesday and said they expect to complete financing on the $100 million-plus undertaking at the edge of the Mississippi State University campus by the end of the year.
An Oktibbeha County woman was killed in an early-morning fire today just south of Maben, an emergency official said.
A second community cleanup event is planned this weekend in The Pines mobile home park, which was devastated the night of Nov. 29 by an EF-2 tornado.
Officials are well on their way to finalizing a list of three comprehensive goals for the Starkville School District after working on them again at Tuesday night's meeting.
Key Field in Meridian has been selected as the site for a new training unit for the Air Force's new C-27J Spartan military transport.
A Mississippi school district hopes photographs of a teenage lesbian in a bikini will help lead to the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming her rights were violated when a picture of her in a tuxedo was left out of the yearbook's senior section.
Hey kids -- the holidays are here. And what better way to enjoy the magic than with a visit with Santa and Miz Claus. Meet Santa and Miz Claus as they make a special visit to the Downtown Y at 602 Second Ave. N. Saturday, Dec. 11, from 9-11 a.m.
The effort to update the city of Starkville's sidewalk ordinance has lasted several months, resulted in multiple public hearings and left its citizen-led transportation committee scratching their heads as they have tried in vain to compose a variance process suitable to builders, landowners and the Starkville Board of Aldermen.
CALEDONIA -- Caledonia Aldermen voted unanimously Tuesday to buy 20 acres southeast of Ola J. Pickett Park for $120,000.
After 10 years of campaigning, Anderson Grove is getting a new community center. The rural community nestled between Columbus and Caledonia broke ground Monday on its 5,000-square-foot community center.
The Columbus City Council never heard from city engineer Kevin Stafford Tuesday night, as was scheduled, because there wasn't much to report about the proposed soccer complex at Burns Bottom.
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