Columbus Municipal School District maintained its D rating, but Superintendent Philip Hickman is optimistic that the school district will improve moving forward.
A grand jury in Clay County has indicted an inmate for trying to escape from jail.
A district attorney's office division that has operating for almost 44 years may be declining in relevance.
A West Point woman will no longer face a capital murder charge for the death of her son.
A Clay County couple has been arrested on charges related to the sexual abuse of children.
With the Fourth of July approaching, fire officials are reminding citizens to be careful with fireworks.
Almost 200 people attended a three-hour public open house in West Point to have officials from energy company Southern Cross Transmission answer their questions about a proposed HDVC transmission line that may run through their property.
The Mississippi House has agreed to a plan to fill deficits in the final days of the budget year.
The Golden Triangle Early Workforce Initiative is seeing an increase in positive results in its second year, according to Golden Triangle Development LINK officials.
Fourth of July celebrations will start with a bang Friday in Columbus.
Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock guitarist whose sharp, graceful style helped Elvis Presley shape his revolutionary sound and inspired a generation of musicians that included Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Bruce Springsteen, died Tuesday. He was 84.
A Pickens County, Alabama teacher previously charged with multiple counts of having sex with a student now faces an additional 16 charges.
Although its funding request for next year will go up slightly, Lowndes County School District Administrator Kenneth Hughes doesn't expect to see an increase in millage when the district presents its budget for 2017.
Unemployment is up across the state, but labor statistics officials say that's not cause for concern.
Local libraries have always been a source of information and creativity, but they have evolved into community centers packed with developmental programs and essential resources. As a result of budget cuts to the Mississippi Library Commission, many small, community libraries may struggle to provide those services on which community members rely.
Imagine a student leaving school each Friday afternoon not knowing if they will eat before returning to school Monday morning. Now imagine, instead of two days, the child must endure two months of food insecurity during schools' summer vacations.
The daughters of a man shot and killed during a raid by Monroe County Sheriff's Office deputies last fall have filed a federal lawsuit against Monroe County.
One shot. One goal. It sounds simple, but when your breathing accelerates and you can hear your heart pounding and you see how the beats shake your hands, focusing on one shot can be a daunting task.
1. MSMS teacher wins national award for math, science teachers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. LINK unveils third Lowndes Megasite COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Bud and Burgers event canceled COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Dudy Noble video board to serve as first step in renovation STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY