Golden Triangle voters have a chance to elect one of their own Tuesday when Starkville resident Mike Tagert squares off against DeSoto County's John Caldwell in a runoff to fill the vacant Mississippi Department of Transportation Northern District Transportation Commissioner seat.
After 38 years, Frances Allen's love for teaching continues to grow. She never fails to seek out and respond to students who need one-on-one help, even if it means cutting into her personal time.
Newly elected Lee S. Coleman and re-elected Jim Kitchens, both of the 16th Circuit Court District, won their November judicial elections, but not without a price.
A man who robbed the Jumbo Jr.'s convenience store in the Leigh Mall Chevron early today knew the store's money-handling procedures, according to police.
Columbus police teams made four arrests Thursday, a slow start for the city's three-month campaign to collect misdemeanor court fines. The campaign accompanies a Municipal Court amnesty, which runs from Feb. 1 to April 15.
Columbus High introduced the community, last night, to the talents of its students and the vast array of programs offered at the school. And community members attending the inaugural Falcon Showcase were pleasantly surprised.
On the heels of exciting wins, the New Hope soccer teams could have more to celebrate. Deteriorating 30-year-old bleachers are on tap for replacement.
A Lowndes County supervisor hopes to introduce future African American leaders to the community and vice versa with a day-long summit.
Andy Hill had just parked in the back parking lot of the downtown YMCA at about 8 a.m. today when he looked behind him to see flames engulfing his truck bed.
Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers tips led to four arrests last week, two for an Artesia armed robbery and two for a Columbus burglary.
Mississippi turned overall employment in the right direction in 2010, adding 3,600 non-farm jobs, though the manufacturing and construction sectors continued to fall, the state Department of Employment Security said Wednesday.
Five properties totaling less than two acres are all that remain to be purchased at Burns Bottom for the long-awaited soccer complex.
Franklin Elementary Medical Sciences and Wellness Magnet School was evacuated briefly this afternoon after the motor in one of the school's heating units overheated.
Immediately following President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday night, local Republican and tea party members offered skepticism of the president's commitment to bipartisanship.
Lowndes County has a third judge - now it needs a courtroom for him.
Local callers will have an opportunity to question Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan next month. Ward 5 Councilman Kabir Karriem will host Farrakhan on his radio program, Karriem & Co., Feb. 9 on WTWG AM 1050.
Absentee ballots now are available at circuit clerks' offices for the Feb. 1 Northern District transportation commissioner runoff election.
The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau voted Tuesday to remove the restrictions keeping Interim Director Nancy Carpenter from applying for the permanent position.
The Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau unanimously approved landscaping plans Monday for its properties between Main and College street, just east of Third Street South.
Where can you go for a night of fine dining, artwork, a silent auction and live musical performances? Columbus High School.
2. Starkville robotics teams prep for state competition STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Stricklin hire will impact SOCSD board of trustees STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Amphitheater construction begins this week COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY