Some people procrastinate. Others have to work. And others rack their brains until inspiration strikes and the perfect gift presents itself. But whatever the reason, Golden Triangle stores are buzzing with Christmas shoppers until the last minute this year.
Four teens were arrested just after midnight Wednesday as they broke into two vehicles in the 800 block of Third Avenue South in Columbus, according to police.
The State Fire Marshal's Office is still trying to determine what caused a fatal fire earlier this month in western Oktibbeha County.
At 12:30 p.m., a lonely white Geo Tracker is parked at the Friendly City Mini-Warehouses storage units off Highway 45 North, near The Grill restaurant. Sitting atop the small SUV is a round amber-colored light, poised for its mission. Annie McDaniel is always the first newspaper carrier waiting at the dropoff location.On Dec. 31, McDaniel will deliver her last Dispatch newspapers.
A standoff is brewing between the county and the city over the fate of the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau board of directors.
For 17 years, flights out of the Golden Triangle Regional Airport have passed over a large cross-shaped pine tree forest.
A 12-year-old Oktibbeha County boy is expected to survive a suspected accidental gunshot wound he suffered Tuesday at his home in Clayton Village.
Filing cabinets and boxes line the walls of a 20-by-15-foot room, fondly named "the vault." Stacks of paperwork also make their home in the room at Brandon Central Services. Off to the side, sits a heavy wooden chest. And tucked inside the 4-foot-tall box are class composites, dating from the '20s to 1992, when the last class of Generals graduated from Lee High School.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday extended the moratorium on new check-cashing and high-interest loan businesses in the city.
Thinking of adopting a cat or dog during the holidays? Fall in love with an adult spayed/neutered animal at the Oktibbeha County Humane Society's City of Starkville Animal Shelter, and take that pet home for half off the regular adoption fee.
Caledonia aldermen voted Tuesday to change the water bill system for residents in and around the town to help offset the cost of a new water treatment plant and well.
Putting an end to 24-year-old rumors, Lowndes County sheriff's investigators emptied a well early today without finding the body of Madeline "Midge" Teresa Ponds.
Sometime in early January, the Golden Triangle Global Industrial Aerospace Park is due to receive 20 feet and 6,000 pounds worth of "welcome."
The Columbus City Council voted Tuesday to reduce the number of members on the Columbus-Lowndes Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors to six members and leave it there.
STARKVILLE -- A 12-year-old Oktibbeha County boy is in surgery this afternoon after he accidentally shot himself in Clayton Village.
Mississippi neither loses nor gains a congressional seat based on the newly released U.S. Census figures.
The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau voted Monday to name Project Manager Nancy Carpenter its interim executive director.
2. Local church reconsidering Boy Scout partnership COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Slimantics: Running game limits Bulldogs' potential STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Lowndes manslaughter conviction under re-examination COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Upright citizen: Starkville man monitors community STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY