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.
For the 100th straight year, members of First United Methodist Church of Columbus have brought canned goods and monetary donations for the church's annual White Christmas celebration.
The way to stay healthy during the holidays isn't so much to avoid fattening foods as it is focusing on a healthy lifestyle, local experts agree.
A former member of the Carrollton City Council in Alabama was sentenced to life in prison last week for molesting children, according to a press release from Pickens County District Attorney Chris McCool's office.
Justices on the Mississippi Supreme Court have ruled landlords of a West Point apartment complex that was the scene of a 2012 murder could not have foreseen the crime and can't be held liable, upholding a ruling from the Clay County Circuit Court in 2015.
One man is dead and another in custody following a fatal shooting in Noxubee County.
For law enforcement agents, each day comes with countless interactions with citizens.
After years of planning, the Communiversity -- a major workforce educational training center -- is under construction. State, local and federal officials were on-hand for a Friday morning groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the facility, off Highway 82 in Lowndes County just west of PACCAR.
The first cold blast of weather arrived Thursday, which means Glenda Buckhalter was out of the office for most of the day, trying to find homeless people in the city to secure lodging for them in area hotels.
When Billy Scott woke up on Nov. 5, 2015, he had multiple missed calls and messages telling him West Point Stockyard was in flames.
Columbus attorney John Brady's campaign raised nearly $240,000 in his unsuccessful bid for a seat on the Mississippi Supreme Court, according to documents filed with the Mississippi Secretary of State's office.
Christmas parades scheduled to be held both in Columbus and West Point tonight have been postponed to Tuesday due to weather.
The Golden Triangle spent time in the national spotlight Sunday evening as CBS aired a feature on the region's industrial boom on the weekly "60 Minutes" broadcast.
The almost two-month burn ban enforced in 52 Mississippi counties, including the Golden Triangle, has been lifted, according to a press release from the Mississippi Forestry Commission.
The drought may not be over, but the burn ban ordered by Gov. Phil Bryant's office may soon end, perhaps as early as today.
Deputies with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office arrested a Starkville man for a domestic violence incident on Thanksgiving.
The Golden Triangle's industrial development efforts will be in the national spotlight Sunday evening as an episode of CBS' 60 Minutes profiles Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins.
West Point police have issued a call for video footage that may lead to an arrest in the Nov. 25 shooting at Bryan Union Hall that took the life of Dejah Shaw, 21, of West Point.
Bobby Chamberlin defeated Columbus attorney John Brady in a runoff election for a seat on the Mississippi Supreme Court.
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