Although the 2016 election is 42 days away, some voters will begin casting their ballots today as absentee voters.
A Noxubee County man was sentenced to 72 years in prison on Friday for the robbery of an elderly Macon couple.
Last week, when the cities of Columbus and Starkville released their sales tax income for July, they showed healthy increases in retail and restaurant tax revenue compared to July 2015.
Clowns -- or clown hysteria, one or the other -- have come to the Golden Triangle.
A supplier of cookie dough that Blue Bell Creameries blamed for a possible listeria contamination of some of its ice cream said Thursday that its product tested negative for the pathogen before it was sent to the Texas-based company.
A Noxubee County man has been convicted in a jury trial for two counts armed robbery and burglary of a residence after he broke into an elderly couples' Macon home.
Eighth graders in north Mississippi will soon get to sample from a host of potential career pathways.
Blue Bell Creameries recalled select flavors of ice cream distributed across the South after finding chocolate chip cookie dough from a third-party supplier for use as an ingredient was potentially contaminated with listeria, the Brenham, Texas-based company announced Wednesday.
A man wanted for issuing almost 20 bad checks across the Golden Triangle was arrested in Tupelo on Friday, according to a news release from 16th Circuit District Attorney Scott Colom's office.
Work that's reduced traffic flow to one lane across a bridge on Highway 50 should be completed soon, according to state officials.
Last Wednesday afternoon, John Burris of West Point got in his final practice session before leaving for Sesena, Spain, for the World Water Ski Championships, which begin this week.
Mississippi State University reported record enrollment and its largest ever freshman class for fall 2016, citing information released Friday by the State Institutions of Higher Learning.
Tax sales in Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties last week generated more than $2.5 million. Both counties held sales on tax liens of delinquent properties on Aug. 29.
A minor, early morning earthquake was reported Monday near the Mississippi-Alabama state line.
Clay Homan likes to reserve judgment before giving his thoughts about a golf course.
Twice a month, Shirley Ross drives two hours from her home in Maben to the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Rankin County to visit her little sister who is serving time for a drug conviction.
Jim Wamble could scarcely contain his awe before the crowd at the Ritz Theater and Convention Center in downtown West Point.
Area third graders have up to three times to pass a state-mandated third grade reading summative assessment before districts determine whether to retain them.
More than 200 officers work in local law enforcement departments in Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties.
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2. Slain man alleged victim in pending assault case COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Reeves talks data, governmental decisions STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY