Traditional retailers and cash-strapped states face a tough sell in the House as they lobby Congress to limit tax-free shopping on the Internet.
As smoke thickened and a fire grew in the back of a limousine, Nelia Arellano desperately tried to squeeze through a 3 foot by 1 ½-foot partition.
Vice President Joe Biden wants pastors, rabbis and nuns to tell their flocks that enacting gun control is the moral thing to do. But another vote may have to wait until Congress wraps up work on an immigration overhaul.
"And then it got ugly," tweeted one Starkville resident Friday in observation of the public, back-and-forth row between Democratic mayoral candidate Mary Lee Beal and incumbent Parker Wiseman.
Death did not ride in with a thundering of horses' hooves on a cloud of gun smoke, though no doubt Heaven is a bit more lively since Macedonia native Bessie Morton's arrival April 27.
Columbus Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Nancy Carpenter said she encourages people interested in organizing festivals that would bring visitor traffic to Columbus to apply before the May 10 deadline to be considered for grant funding during the second half of Fiscal Year 2013.
An advocacy group and the brother of an inmate scheduled for execution Tuesday have filed a lawsuit to preserve evidence in the case for additional testing, whether the man is put to death or not.
Attention online shoppers: The days of tax-free shopping on the Internet may soon end for many of you.
Oktibbeha County economic developers say Starkville's high quality of life should position it to compete for the influx of Golden Triangle residents who will move here for employment at Clay County's incoming Yokohama Tire Corporation plant.
With cooler morning temperatures that led into a sunny afternoon, thousands turned out for Saturday's 17th annual Market Street Festival in downtown Columbus. First-time festival goers joined loyal attendees for a mixture of food, entertainment, crafts and children's activities.
The Mayor's Youth Council. The Boys and Girls Club. These two groups are among several in Columbus designed to engage young people in the community and involve them in productive activities that can serve as a strong foundation for future success as adults.
Columbus Municipal School District Chief Financial Officer Kenneth Hughes has been fired. CMSD Superintendent Dr. Martha Liddell declined to comment on Hughes' firing when contacted Friday, citing the termination as a personnel matter.
If you have tried to reach Columbus Schools Superintendent Martha Liddell at her office this school year, there's a one-in-three chance you were told she was not in the office. In fact, there's a one-in-three chance that Liddell wasn't even in town.
Thousands of people with serious medical problems are in danger of losing coverage under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul because of cost overruns, state officials say.
Every time the widow of suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev leaves her parents' house, federal agents watching the residence follow her in unmarked vehicles.
1. MSMS reserve fund reaching critical point COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Five educators sue SOCSD for age, racial discrimination STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Setting boundaries in homes with firearms COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Man arrested in Tenn. for Tabernacle Road home invasion COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY