BancorpSouth Inc. said Tuesday that it will close 23 bank branches in six states this summer as part of a plan to consolidate operations.
From Tunica in the north to Natchez in the south, the river is chasing people from their homes, threatening crops in the agricultural areas of the impoverished Delta counties, shuttering casinos and bringing heartbreak.
The recent decision of the Starkville School District Board of Trustees to direct Superintendent Judy Couey to take administrative leave and her subsequent resignation due to health reasons has created quite the debate about the board's release of information following an executive session about her departure.
A 20-year-old woman suffered facial cuts and possibly a fracture today when her white sedan careened into a drainage ditch.
West Point High School associate principal Scott Hallmark will replace current CHS principal Craig Shannon.
Tina Sweeten has hit the ground running. The new executive director of the Columbus Arts Council is immersing herself in the operations of the nonprofit agency that brings visual and performing arts, concerts, classes and exhibits to the Friendly City and surrounding areas.
Hope Community Church served up a steaming cup of controversy Monday when it asked the Columbus Planning Commission to let it move downtown and set up a coffee shop.
The man who was shot multiple times in a firefight with Lowndes County deputies died at the hospital Monday. Meanwhile, five deputies have been placed on administrative leave with pay pending an investigation.
Crews with 4-County Electric Power Association began work to upgrade the Lakeside Substation in Clayton Village in Oktibbeha County at 7 this morning.
Starkville and Oktibbeha County residents looking for an opportunity to help with relief efforts in many of the tornado-ravaged areas around the state will have another opportunity to do so in neighboring Webster County this week.
GREENVILLE -- As the crest in the Mississippi River rolls toward the heart of the Delta, the great flood of 1927 is on a lot of minds.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Forecasters say the Mississippi River could crest late today at Memphis -- hours sooner than previously predicted -- but the mayor says the city's ready for it.
A man who has been off of his anti-psychotic medicine since December was shot at least twice in a fire fight with Lowndes County deputies this morning, according to Sheriff Butch Howard.
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