Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau employees are working out of boxes. The three full-time and three part-time workers had already packed, ready to move into their new offices weeks ago, when plans hit a snag. The city and county boards that govern the CVB are seeking a state attorney general's opinion on whether or not they, legally, can approve the $734,881 price tag, since it is more than $100,000 higher than the appraised value.
Starkville's mayor and electric department head spent the first half of the week in Washington trying to keep power rates down.
Three Columbus police officers filed appeals with the Civil Service Commission last week to overturn their recent suspensions by the City Council.
A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia on Friday upheld the conviction of a former chief of staff for NASA in a case stemming from a $600,000 contract awarded by the space agency to Mississippi State University, a client of his consulting firm.
A 23-year-old man who allegedly resisted arrest was Tased by a Columbus police officer early today at the Military Road Huddle House.
Tree pulp isn't just for paper, and the tree fiber produced at Weyerhaeuser's Columbus Cellulose Fibers plant can be found in some surprising places.
A 21-year-old woman was still in critical condition and a 25-year-old man was in good condition today following a head-on collision Tuesday in Lowndes County.
County residents will have to wait a little longer before receiving their new addresses.
Former Columbus and Lowndes County E911 director Jessie Colvin agreed to a $100,000 insurance settlement Thursday, bringing a close to her discrimination lawsuit against the county.
A Starkville home was destroyed in an early morning fire Thursday.
Columbus and Starkville officials trekked to Washington, D.C., Monday on a quest to bring more funding to the Golden Triangle.
Guest artist Dawn Lenore Sonntag, from Hiram College in Ohio, is visiting as an Artist in Residence today through Sunday in Starkville.
A Pontotoc County man has been indicted in the death of a neighbor attacked by pit bulls.
Safety barriers are going up along highways in six North Mississippi counties to prevent intentional and accidental crossovers into oncoming traffic.
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.
1. Photo of responding MSU officer goes viral STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
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