The West Point Board of Selectmen is taking a self-administered pay cut this week. At Monday's budget hearing, the board voted 4-1 to lower their salaries from $18,000 a year to $14,500.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol District 5 will increase the number of troopers it has on a patrol for the Fourth of July weekend, according to Master Sgt. Criss Turnipseed with MHP.
The Golden Triangle has never sustained an earthquake.
The first time they met, June and Bette were too shy to talk to one another.
One glance at the latest unemployment numbers tells us one thing: School is out for summer.
United Furniture Industries is moving its distribution operations to the former Lane Furniture Industries distribution facility in Wren.
Officials say Golden Triangle residents should avoid strenuous outdoor activities today and Thursday as the heat index could reach 105 degrees.
Only 32 percent of children in Mississippi live with their married, biological parents, according to The Upshot.
Lowndes County coroner says bone found May 28 did not come from human.
Write-in candidates are eligible for election in the Democratic primary for District 41 representative, and that has opened the possibility of formalized write-in campaigns for the seat.
Last fall, then 4-year-old Nora Molina stood atop a slide in West Point and looked down.
A mother has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of West Point, claiming police officers used unnecessary force and a stun gun on her developmentally disabled teenage daughter.
The first time Chris Clark cut someone's hair other than his own, it did not go well.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has corrected an error in the wastewater pretreatment permit it issued Yokohama that would have allowed the company's Clay County facility to discharge cadmium, a known cancer-causing agent, at a level that exceeds safe limits.
A tall, blue-collar man is eating at a gas station. His sewn-on nametag says 'Jimmy' in red letters and he's talking with another man over sandwiches. When asked if he knew what was in his tires, he laughed and looked around uncertainly.
Entities in the Golden Triangle have paid nearly half a million dollars in environmental penalties in fewer than five years.
Jim Sterling didn't know what had hit his 156-year-old antebellum home when an earthquake struck Alabama's old plantation region early one morning last November. Startled, he grabbed a gun and ran outdoors.
More Golden Triangle and statewide third graders are moving on to fourth grade.
2. Marijuana plant seized from Starkville man's porch STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Lowndes Co. schools approve $121M budget COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Sturdivant announces write-in campaign for District 41 seat COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY