Despite a lower turnout, Spring Pilgrimage drew people from all 50 states for the first recorded time this year, according to information released this week by event organizers.
Mayor Robert Smith said Friday morning that it will be "a great loss" if Columbus Municipal School District Superintendent Del Phillips accepts a position with the Sumner County, Tenn., Board of Education, which unanimously named him its top candidate for superintendent.
The Mississippi State alumnus who founded the Peavey Electronics Corp. and the alumna who leads the Meridian-based international business are the university's spring commencement speakers April 29-30. Nearly 2,400 students are candidates for spring-semester diplomas.
Former Columbus Fire Chief James Massey passed away Thursday around 9:30 p.m. at his home.
For state Highway Patrol Trooper Justin Robbins, checking seat belts and handing out speeding tickets in Clay County was just a start.
Local pastors were preparing this week for "Christmas-Easter Only" churchgoers, known somewhat irreverently as "CEOs."
With numerous trees down, some in houses, local residents are turning to the unwelcome task today of clearing the debris left in the wake of the most severe storm so far this year.
Columbus Schools Superintendent Del Phillips is the top candidate for director of schools in Sumner County, Tenn., a Tennessee newspaper reported.
A 31-year-old woman was sent to the hospital in critical condition Thursday after she was allegedly stabbed five or more times by her live-in boyfriend in Lowndes County.
Need a break from the kitchen? Looking for a little extra downtime? Mark your calendar for April 29-30 and let the Lowndes County Cattlemen's Association take over the grill.
Two sisters have been charged with using a pipe and a beer bottle to hit a man in the head Monday at the Eveningside apartment complex.
Artwork by 10 graduating seniors of Mississippi University for Women will be showcased at the Eugenia Summer Gallery on campus through Saturday, May 7.
A 10-year-old boy is facing a felony charge today of bringing an unloaded handgun onto the New Hope Elementary School campus.
Tornado warning sirens sounded through the night Wednesday, heralding a storm that caused power outages and flash flooding throughout the Golden Triangle. Though no tornadoes were confirmed, winds caused the worst damage of any storm this year, officials said.
Which came first: The chicken or the digitally enhanced mp3 file, replete with authentic barnyard clucks?
A $2.11 million classroom-addition project at Caledonia schools is on track for completion before students return to classes in the fall.
A facelift for the New Hope soccer field is scheduled to begin in the next two weeks.
The City Council voted Tuesday to rescind more than half a million dollars in budget amendments, some of which may be illegal.
The six candidates for Lowndes County School District Superintendent of Education will square off to answer questions April 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Nissan Auditorium at Mississippi University for Women.
Long-standing dissension between Mississippi University for Women administrators and an estranged alumni group reached a peaceable accord Saturday, and the next two months involve a flurry of paperwork as Mississippi's First Alumnae Association and the MUW Alumni Association prepare for their July 1 merger.
1. State flags no longer fly at MSU STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Local pilot detained for alcohol in Scotland COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Photo: Practice makes 'purr'-fect STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY