A federal grand jury has indicted an Alabama high school football coach on charges of child molestation and trying to get the victim to lie to authorities about the incidents.
The Noxubee County Republican Women and Executive Committee are hosting a barbecue to welcome Mississippi 3rd District Rep. Gregg Harper to the Macon-Noxubee County Civic Center on Monday.
A West Point man wanted for armed robbery and assault is in custody in Missouri.
After a five-month search, 4-County Electric Power Association named Joe B. Cade its new CEO and general manager today.
Cadence Bank officials are keeping mum on the future of the company this week, just days after a deadline passed for the bank to meet federal capital standards.
An Alabama high school football coach faces seven more counts of sexual misconduct in Monroe County, three days after he was jailed on federal charges.
As hunters suit up for deer season, tragedies like that of 17-year-old Spencer Perkins serve as grim reminders about safe gun-handling.
A high school football coach was held at the Monroe County jail this weekend on federal charges of sex crimes against a minor.
Spencer Perkins will be remembered as a a kind-hearted young man, who touched many lives.
As Jim Kitchens sat in his office Thursday afternoon in the Lowndes County Courthouse, law books lined the shelves, black robes hung in a nearby closet and stacks of files and paperwork covered his desk.
The West Point Police Department is searching for two armed robbers considered to be armed and dangerous.
WEST POINT -- The West Point Board of Selectmen's unwillingness to appropriate $25,000 to the West Point-Clay County Animal Shelter again stole the show Tuesday at the board's monthly meeting.
As the sluggish economy drags on, teachers are providing more to their students than just knowledge. A national study released this month found that nationwide, teachers spent an average of $356 of their own money each year on supplies and instructional materials for their classrooms -- over and above the money parents spend each year for their children's own supplies.
The Lowndes County Coroner's Office is dead set on hosting its own autopsies and those of at least eight other Mississippi counties by January.
At 6:37 Monday evening Paccar CEO Mark Pigott and Gov. Haley Barbour, standing in front of a phalanx of blue-shirted workers, local dignitaries and the company's board of directors, cut the ribbon for what is sure to be one of the crown jewels of the local economy for years to come, the $300 million Paccar engine assembly plant.
The critical information in a murder case is gathered within the first 72 hours. From there, the case begins to get cold. As the years drag on, witnesses move or die; some evidence is not preserved. But an unsolved case is never closed.
Schools in many area districts showed improvement in state school district accountability scores released today, though some districts did not meet growth standards set by the state.
A 25-year-old Macon man was charged Sunday with the statutory rape of his 13-year-old first cousin in Noxubee County.
State troopers arrested significantly more people for drunk driving in the 10-county Troop G district over Labor Day weekend than in 2009, troop spokesman Brian Mobley said.
1. Mayoral candidate faces lunacy hearing COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Jackson enters Ward 4 council race COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. City waives $80K debt for struggling company COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Starkville aldermen appoint longtime volunteer to school board STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY