In the darkest of nights, when thunder is rumbling, rain is pouring and wind whistles through the trees, most Columbus residents rest peacefully. Meanwhile, 27-year-old Lance Hall is climbing utility poles to restore electricity to his community.
Municipal and justice courts in the Golden Triangle tally millions of dollars worth of old, uncollected fines, but many of these courts are more aggressively seeking to reduce that number.
When Zakeya Good moved to Starkville from Memphis four years ago to begin her freshman year at Mississippi State University, she felt like she was coming home.
Patrick Doyle spends his days strapped into a cockpit the size of a clothes dryer.
Thirteen candidates have qualified to run for Mississippi's vacant 1st Congressional District U.S. representative seat, according to the Secretary of State's website.
The field of qualified candidates for north Mississippi's vacant U.S. House seat has grown to 11. The deadline for qualification is today.
The Golden Triangle saw an impressive dip in unemployment rates over the past month, but the numbers, while generally encouraging, can be a bit deceiving.
The Yokohama plant is nearing completion in West Point.
Joy Carino, a junior at Mississippi School for Math and Science, has won the statewide Poetry Out Loud competition and will continue to the national competition in Washington, D.C., next month.
Mississippi State has found a new leader for its men's basketball program.
On March 2, Kristopher Haywood was shot in the head. He died two days later. His heart still beats in Mississippi.
Jurors who convicted an Alabama woman in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter soon must decide whether to recommend she should die for the crime or spend the rest of her life in prison.
Democratic challenger to District 5 supervisor incumbent filed assault paperwork Thursday.
Two of the Golden Triangle's three largest cities saw increases in sales tax revenue received in March.
Southerners moved a bit more last year than people who lived in any other region of the United States.
One word on a 911 recording could help decide the fate of an Alabama woman accused of making her granddaughter run until she died.
Eighty percent of success is showing up, the saying goes. For 74,299 public school students in Mississippi -- 15 percent of kindergarten through 12th grade students -- that isn't happening.
The Mississippi Department of Employment Security released its monthly labor report Wednesday, but unlike previous months, the most recent unemployment statistics do not include comparisons to the previous month or year statistics.
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