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.
Federal aviation officials say they are searching for a small plane that lost contact with air traffic controllers during its approach to Birmingham's airport.
State House members overwhelmingly passed a West Point-Clay County school consolidation bill Tuesday that makes slight changes to previously approved Mississippi Code.
West Point Water and Light has been authorized to advertise to replace three new circuit breakers at its Bryan electric substation, an expense which could cost the city approximately $100,000.
A Louisiana business and three men have been indicted on federal charges alleging they conspired to import white-tail deer from other states into wildlife enclosures in Pearl River and Lamar counties.
Small armies of utility workers labored to turn the lights -- and the heat -- back on for hundreds of thousands of Southerners as a winter storm that left them without power threatened major cities further up the East Coast.
West Point selectmen have appointed Shay King to the city school district's board of trustees. Selectman Gary Dedeaux's motion in support of King passed 2-1 with Jimmy Clark in favor and Linda Hannah opposed.
West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley received approval from selectmen to review the department's policy on false alarm calls and make a recommendation on possible changes to it in a future meeting.
The Millport Town Council is one step closer to beginning work on its city sewer system.
Several schools and universities in the Golden Triangle area have announced they will be closed Tuesday with freezing weather anticipated this evening.
On Christmas Eve in 2012, one of Siloam Water District's wells on Highway 46 failed. About 300 residences in northwest Clay County were without water until crews could manually open valves from other wells and restore supply.
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2. Cracker Barrel shooting suspect captured in Tennessee COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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5. CRA to hold off on Burns Bottom acquisitions COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY