The Starkville Electric Department is set to install new LED light bulbs in dozens of the city's traffic signals.
Judges Jim Kitchens and Lee Howard handed out sentences to more than a half-dozen defendants Wednesday in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Following two straight years of negative revenue growth which saw Mississippi lose 10 percent of its economic progress, the bleeding has stopped, State Treasurer Tate Reeves said Thursday during a visit to the Columbus Exchange Club.
A 174-year-old tree at the historic Temple Heights home on Ninth Street North fell Wednesday, causing minor damage and narrowly missing the house.
Temperatures hovered around 30 degrees Thursday afternoon as Oktibbeha County Master Gardeners Jim McKell and Charlie Weatherly spread soil in front of the Oktibbeha County Courthouse annex.
Columbus City Planner Patricia Southerland resigned Thursday evening after five months on the job.
Two Columbus police officers and several citizens were injured in wrecks Thursday and early today as hail, sleet and freezing rain iced roads and bridges in the Golden Triangle.
STARKVILLE -- Both eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 82 were closed for more than 90 minutes Thursday evening in Oktibbeha County as several vehicles slid off the road icy roadway.
Lowndes and Clay County, West Point and Columbus city school districts, and Heritage Academy and Immanuel private schools, said they would stay closed Friday as freezing precipitation moved through the area Thursday night.
KiOR, a Pasadena, Texas-based company, says it is a step closer to receiving federal loan guarantees to build four biofuel refineries -- two in Mississippi and one each in Georgia and Texas.
The Mississippi Senate has passed a bill that would ban texting while driving.
They are there in all shapes and sizes, every color and every temperament waiting for someone to give them a real home.
Starkville Mayor Parker Wiseman Wednesday vetoed the Board of Aldermen's recent amendments to the city's sidewalk ordinance, which exempted four streets south of Highway 12 from sidewalk construction requirements.
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