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.
The 4-County Electric Power Association has begun its annual herbicide vegetation management. Around one-tenth of all 4-County power outages are attributable to vegetation issues -- trees, branches, etc. So, it is important to maintain a healthy right-of-way. In July, 4-County contractors began applying herbicide to some 533 miles of line across the service area in the Columbus, Macon and West Point districts.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting's decision to cut the nationally syndicated program "Fresh Air" from Think Radio was due primarily to "discussions on issues of an explicit sexual nature," according to a statement released Thursday by MPB Executive Director Dr. Judith Lewis.
The 14th Flying Training Wing will hold a large base-wide exercise on Thursday, June 17. The exercise will test the wings ability to respond to an hostile event on the installation.
After three years of music, food and fun, the Johnny Cash Flower Pickin' Festival will not return this fall.
On Monday and in the early hours of Tuesday, Monroe County deputies and agents with the North Mississippi Narcotics Unit were rounding up suspected drug dealers in Monroe County.
When Cortiga Williams pressed charges against her husband for adultery earlier this month, she called upon a nearly forgotten law. In Mississippi, it's a crime to cheat on a spouse by having sex or even living with another person.
Have you been counted in the Census? There appears to be whole neighborhoods missing from the census log books.
WEST POINT -- The West Point Board of Selectman voted to fire the city's chief administrative officer and electric department superintendent, Tuesday night.
Golden Triangle Regional Airport is a prime example of how good business makes for a busy airport.
The Golden Triangle's second motorcycle fatality in just over a week happened Friday on Highway 50 in Clay County.
Robert Renfroe barely saw it coming. In 2005, He was riding his 1999 Honda motorcycle west on Highway 50 when a young woman turned across his lane in her car. He plowed straight into her vehicle.
A Monroe County man is among four fatalities in the state over the three-day Fourth of July weekend.
It's an oasis on a sweltering day. With a dearth of water-based options in the Golden Triangle, it's no wonder people flock to the Buttahatchie River to play on the rope swings at the Lawrence Bridge.
Fireworks may be illegal in the Golden Triangle's three hub cities, but business was still booming Saturday at local fireworks stands as the July 4 holiday approached.
1. Gregory resigns from Partnership leadership position STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Columbus police department prepares house of horrors COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Leroy Brooks pushes county pay raises COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Are ghosts haunting the Golden Triangle? COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Starkville organizers readying annual Pumpkinpalooza STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY