If one state senator has his way, Mississippi's colleges will fly the state flag or their presidents will pay.
Friday's icy weather led to an abundance of issues for travelers on area highways.
An eleven-year-old in Amory is in custody at a juvenile detention center after he allegedly threatened a man with a gun.
Mid-morning sleet, accumulating on bridges and roadways, in some areas meant an early end to the school day today.
Organizations throughout the Golden Triangle are looking for volunteers to work on service projects on Martin Luther King National Day of Service on Jan. 16.
Local fire and law enforcement officials are reporting a quiet Christmas and New Year's holiday period.
A powerful storm system that moved across the South on Monday killed four people in Alabama and left a trail of damage over several states, officials said.
Scarlett Jocelyn Farmer, born at 3:23 p.m. Sunday, was the first baby delivered in 2017 at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle in Columbus.
From fighter pilot to poet, soul singer to civil servant and pioneer to artist, we bid farewell to many of our fellow citizens.
A Lowndes County woman who was sexually assaulted in the Monroe County Detention Center has filed a lawsuit against Monroe County and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.
Leroy Brooks remembers well the public furor that arose when Lowndes County supervisors voted to lease the county-owned hospital to Baptist Memorial Health Care Corporation.
With 2016 drawing to a close, boxes of old clothing, used household goods and other donations are pouring into local non-profit thrift stores during the busiest donation week of the year.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop G experienced an active Christmas holiday enforcement period.
With another major holiday on the horizon, officials are advising people to use caution during travel and celebrations.
For the second year in a row, Mike Bounds won't be home for Christmas.
Emergencies don't always take Christmas off, which means the people whose job it is to respond to those emergencies can't either.
Law enforcement officials are on the lookout for a man they believe is connected with a string of burglaries in two counties.
As unemployment rates continue to drop nationally, the trend is particularly noticeable in Mississippi and the Golden Triangle based on the latest data released by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security on Wednesday.
The wind energy transmission line Southern Cross Transmission Company representatives hope to build across north Mississippi would have a $1.05 billion direct economic impact in the state over 30 years, according to an independent economic analysis the company commissioned on its own behalf.
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