Environmental regulators promised an aggressive cleanup after a tanker train hauling 2.9 million gallons of crude oil derailed and burned in a west Alabama swamp in early November amid a string of North American oil train crashes.
The operator of a public transportation system in Aberdeen has expressed interest in delivering the same service to West Point.
Clay County deputies have not yet made any arrests after $500 in equipment was stolen from the Yokohama Tire Company construction site Friday.
For the next five months, Clay County supervisors will hold their last board meetings of the month in the afternoon instead of in the morning.
On Saturday, March 8, the Back Street Opry in the historic Lamar Theatre in Vernon, Ala., will celebrate its 25th anniversery with a free Grand Ole Opry-style stage show.
Vernon Mayor Glenn Crawford can now collect a paycheck from the city. The first-term mayor and longtime businessman made a campaign promise to residents: he won't accept a salary until the city adds 50 new jobs or posts a 20 percent increase in revenues under his leadership and that of the current council.
Christopher Lee Thompson remains in jail, charged with the beating death of an Amory man.
An arrest has been made in the death of an Amory man.
Five years have passed and a planned $100 million ethanol plant is no closer to being built. Little has changed from a year ago, when company officials said they were committed to the project and were working to "move the project forward."
State officials this month will consider nominating a place known as the Starkville Colored Cemetery to the National Register of Historic Places. It sits less than a mile from the Oktibbeha County Courthouse. No one knows who owns it, though.
Neighbors in New Orleans foiled what police say was an attempt to steal a chunk of a cinderblock wall bearing a painting by the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy.
Baton Rouge police have arrested a 30-year-old Mississippi woman after they found her smoking marijuana in the car with her two young children, then leaving them in the car while she went shopping in Cortana Mall.
Millport Mayor Icie Wriley returned to town Monday with a new distinction.
The City of Vernon is a lease agreement away from finalizing a deal to bring the first tenant to the city's industrial park.
The early design of Tupelo's new police headquarters shows a two-story facility with an $8.8 million price tag.
The Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors has selected Alabama attorney Joe Ritch to serve as its next chairman.
A woman has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison in the kidnapping of a girl from her elementary school in a family dispute over a piece of land and a portable storage shed.
Ole Miss football player Channing Ward has pleaded guilty to a DUI charge.
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