West Point High School Principal Alvin Taylor has been named superintendent of the Meridian Public Schools.
Cliff Wilson and Joe Holmes, both of Columbus, don't quite fit the description of risk takers. After pulling their 17-foot fishing boat out of the water at the Columbus Lock and Dam Monday, they admit to wearing life jackets "half the time."
An Okolona man has died in a mobile home fire.
Snow and sleet began falling in parts of central and north Mississippi on Wednesday afternoon and authorities said icy precipitation was already accumulating in nearly three dozen counties.
WEST POINT -- A man who was arrested in November for disrupting a West Point Board of Selectmen meeting is back on the North Central Mississippi Regional Railroad Authority.
After enduring slushy roads and icy bridges last week, the Golden Triangle is likely in for another winter storm Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.
Today marks more than the start of the most-anticipated football game of the year. It's also a time for calorie-laden snack attacks -- the breaking point for many weight-loss resolutions, punctuated by hot wings, nachos and pizza.
Two Columbus police officers and several citizens were injured in wrecks Thursday and early today as hail, sleet and freezing rain iced roads and bridges in the Golden Triangle.
STARKVILLE -- Both eastbound and westbound lanes of Highway 82 were closed for more than 90 minutes Thursday evening in Oktibbeha County as several vehicles slid off the road icy roadway.
Lowndes and Clay County, West Point and Columbus city school districts, and Heritage Academy and Immanuel private schools, said they would stay closed Friday as freezing precipitation moved through the area Thursday night.
They are there in all shapes and sizes, every color and every temperament waiting for someone to give them a real home.
Golden Triangle rescue workers and police were responding to multiple accidents along Highway 82 and other areas as bridges and roads began to freeze Thursday evening.
The Monroe County SWAT team raided the home Friday of a 49-year-old man accused of selling moonshine whiskey and possessing marijuana.
Voter turnout in the northern district transportation commissioner runoff election was "very, very light" this morning, according to local election officials.
Golden Triangle voters have a chance to elect one of their own Tuesday when Starkville resident Mike Tagert squares off against DeSoto County's John Caldwell in a runoff to fill the vacant Mississippi Department of Transportation Northern District Transportation Commissioner seat.
Newly elected Lee S. Coleman and re-elected Jim Kitchens, both of the 16th Circuit Court District, won their November judicial elections, but not without a price.
A Clay County man is questioning the hiring practices of the county's Board of Supervisors.
Mississippi turned overall employment in the right direction in 2010, adding 3,600 non-farm jobs, though the manufacturing and construction sectors continued to fall, the state Department of Employment Security said Wednesday.
When she was a young girl living in Tallahassee, Fla., the Rev. Rita Cochrane told her grandmother she wanted to preach. Maybe someday, she was told, but not now. But that desire to be in the pulpit was always in the back of her mind.
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