West Point selectmen discussed a smoke-free ordinance during a public work session last week and have decided not to go forward with one at this time, Mayor Robbie Robinson said Monday.
A NFL Hall of Fame player and Mississippi gridiron legend will be honored this week in Crawford. Jerry Rice, a Crawford native who played 20 seasons in the NFL will be honored at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in his hometown during a special program called "Hometown Hall Of Famers" at East Oktibbeha County High School.
The University of South Alabama Board of Trustees voted Tuesday to continue the school's presidential search and re-open it to other candidates.
A 14-year-old West Point boy will be charged as an adult in the shooting death of his father.
Every customer of West Point Water & Light will be without electricity for roughly five hours tonight while the Tennessee Valley Authority does maintenance work.
In 2006, Starkville became the first municipality in Mississippi to adopt a smoke-free building ordinance. Columbus followed in 2010 with a partial ordinance. West Point has no such law on the books. But that might change.
Law enforcement officials are searching for answers after a 41-year-old man was found dead from an apparent gunshot and a 14-year-old suffered a self-inflicted stab wound in West Point on Thursday morning.
With the threat of severe weather, many parents and local organizations are rethinking their Halloween plans. The chance of rain tonight is 100 percent with wind gusts as high as 25 mph, according to the latest National Weather Service update at press time.
A Eupora police officer who died while trying to stop a vehicle believed to have been used in a failed bank robbery has been identified.
Data from the three Golden Triangle cities shows Starkville recorded its highest ever sales tax collection month while Columbus's collections were down slightly and West Point experienced a modest gain.
It's an upstairs bedroom in a Starkville apartment. There are lit candles in the window and some crystals on the floor. The walls are bare and the room is empty, except for a portable massage table. This is what Leslie Le Blanc calls her Reiki room.
Ron Maloney has left his post as the Golden Triangle Development Link's vice president of economic development for West Point and Clay County, Link CEO Joe Max Higgins confirmed Tuesday.
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