WASHINGTON -- America's long and deeply unpopular war in Iraq will be over by year's end and all U.S. troops ""will definitely be home for the holidays," President Barack Obama declared Friday.
MACON -- The atmosphere was absolutely electric Thursday night on the campus of Noxubee County High School. Cars were packed to the road. One could hear audio from the video board in the end zone from miles away.
SIRTE, Libya (AP) -- Moammar Gadhafi, who ruled Libya with a dictatorial grip for 42 years until he was ousted by his own people in an uprising that turned into a bloody civil war, was killed Thursday by revolutionary fighters overwhelming his hometown, Sirte, the last major bastion of resistance two months after his regime fell.
Everywhere Caledonia Alderman Bill Darnell went Monday, he kept hearing the same thing: How much fun everyone had at Saturday's eighth annual Caledonia Day festival.
NORTHPORT, Ala. -- For some, it is pilgrimage. For others, it is curiosity. But for two local artisans, it is something else entirely -- part homecoming, part family reunion, encompassed in a two-day rainbow of color nestled in a place early settlers dubbed paradise.
WEST POINT -- The West Point Police Department is looking for a 20-year-old black male they say shot his cousin last week.
Each week, dumpsters line the curbs of neighborhoods across the Golden Triangle. Garbage trucks comb through towns and rural areas, collecting our throwaways to take to the dump.
MACON -- Noxubee County sheriff's deputies arrested James "Seymore" Dooley, 22, of 962 Cedar Creek Road in Macon, on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Chief Deputy Terry Grassaree said.
WEST POINT -- By Nov. 1, misdemeanor drug offenders in Clay County will have an alternative to jail time.
A not-so-friendly side of "The Friendly City" has reared its ugly head recently, and residents are taking precautions to preserve their safety. On the heels of the recent violent crimes in Columbus, local security and alarm system businesses and pawn shops report an increase in calls about personal protection.
WEST POINT -- If you're in West Point, make sure your name isn't on "the list." You could find yourself handcuffed and in the back of a police car.
CALEDONIA -- A wanted felon led local law enforcement officials on a high-speed chase down the narrow, winding roads of Caledonia Tuesday afternoon before he was finally captured.
WEST POINT -- Lt. Col. Michael Cleveland stared into the sea of faces at the West Point High School gymnasium, searching for the three he holds most dear. There, on the left, near the top of the bleachers -- his wife, Shannon Cleveland, and their two daughters, Hannah and Sierra. He paused at the podium and struggled to gain control. His voice shook anyway as he spoke: "Not a day will go by that I will not think of you."
An autopsy shows that complications from a gunshot wound to the abdomen is the cause of death of a Tennessee man whose body was found in Monroe County on Friday.
According to Monroe County Coroner Alan Gurley, an autopsy confirmed that Stephen Lynn Cronk's death was due to complications from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
Narcotics agents with the Columbus-Lowndes Metro Narcotics Unit busted two prescription drug rings Thursday, concluding months of undercover investigation and culminating in arrests and/or charges against 21 people.
West Point's Growth Alliance has announced it will run buses to Mississippi State University home football games this fall.
Nick Ardillo was at his second-floor office at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport. Airport employees were rushing up the stairs to give him the news.
More than 40 years of farming will change a man. Teach him to watch the clouds and pray for rain. Teach him to watch the rain and pray it stops before he's standing knee-deep in a muddy field, staring at too much of a good thing.
Four people were transported to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, where one later died due to injuries sustained in a two-vehicle accident in Monroe County Monday night.
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