An 81-year-old Hamilton woman died of heatstroke Saturday in the first heat-related death in Monroe County since July 2008.
A celebration for the former James Creek Missionary Baptist Church will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday on the grounds of the Adams-French home in Aberdeen. The public is invited to attend.
Area retailers are getting ready for Mississippi's second annual tax-free shopping weekend.
Navistar plans to cut approximately 340 employees from its West Point plant by next week, according to the manufacturer.
As knowledge about the dangers of extreme heat becomes common knowledge, school officials are vigilant about keeping students safe, as football and band practice begins. But there's another population who can't move out of harm's way.
You can't put it in a box. You can't label it as one thing. You can't deny it and you can't kill it. But can you use it?
Surgeons at the University of Mississippi Medical Center have removed part of a tumor from the brain of longtime state Sen. Jack Gordon of Okolona.
Eight West Point students will walk away from high school with their diplomas tonight.
Allegra Brigham, MUW's interim president, called for peace and cooperation among fractured alumni groups Thursday during the annual meeting of the Lowndes County Chapter of Mississippi's First Alumnae Association.
Mark Castleberry, a Columbus land developer and owner of Castle Properties Inc., said Logan's Roadhouse will be opening a restaurant in Columbus next year. The new location will be in the hotel development on 18th Avenue just off the Highway 82 bypass. Logan's serves steaks, burgers, chicken, catfish and other fried American fare.
Sixteenth Circuit Court judges Lee Howard and Jim Kitchens handed down sentences during the May term in Clay County.
ABERDEEN -- Two suspects took lie-detector tests this week after traces of gasoline were found at the scene of a fatal fire in Aberdeen last Thursday.
WEST POINT - Jeff Hairston didn't know it was going to be such a hit. But in the past few days, people have been flocking to see the blooming field of sunflowers on the hill next to his house on Church Hill Road in West Point.
A Shuqualak uncle was arrested Monday for allegedly shooting at his niece and nephew.
A memorandum of agreement recently signed between Mississippi University for Women's online college, V3 College, and two Mississippi junior colleges has sealed a long-term partnership among the three institutions.
ABERDEEN -- The Aberdeen School District expects to save an undetermined sum of money next year by closing two schools.
An Abderdeen city judge and city hall worker were involved in an altercation, Thursday at City Hall, an eyewitness reports.
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