Lewis Mallory Jr., chairman and CEO of Cadence Bank, plans to retire from the company after the sale of the bank to a private equity firm is completed, the company said in a release.
Just west of Highway 25, newly constructed Fire Station No. 5 towers above Reed Road and the nearby farmland.
When Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't writing books, researching astrophysics or appearing on television, he's traveling around the U.S., giving lectures and speaking to America's youth.
A longtime educator was appointed to the Starkville School District board of trustees Tuesday night.
Cadence Financial Corp., the parent of Cadence Bank, says the Federal Reserve has approved its buyout by a private Houston, Texas-based investment firm.
City Hall was closed for 2 1/2 hours Tuesday when sewage overflowed in a first-floor bathroom and flooded several offices and hallways.
Longtime Oktibbeha County Circuit Clerk Angie McGinnis announced Tuesday she is not running for reelection.
More than three dozen people have qualified for the upcoming elections in Oktibbeha County.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen Tuesday is scheduled to interview four candidates for a seat on the Starkville School District's board of trustees.
Stephen and Dava Imes of Columbus will always remember their cat Mac as being one of a kind, and they are ensuring his legacy lives on through a Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine scholarship.
The Rotary Classic Rodeo begins tonight at the Mississippi Horse Park. More than 330 riders will converge on the 100-acre park south of Starkville.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is now accepting entries for Starkville's 2011 Miss Hospitality Pageant.
A Sturgis man was arrested Monday night after a drive-by shooting at the Regal Inn. At approximately 7 p.m. Monday, Starkville police responded to a call of shots fired at the two-story motel on Highway 182, just west of Old West Point Road.
The latest round of winter weather to hit the Golden Triangle came and went Thursday after dumping as much as 5 inches of snow in some areas. Area officials didn't report any major problems as temperatures dipped back below freezing Thursday night and this morning.
As the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol continues to investigate a fatal accident involving a Choctaw County school bus and an 18-wheeler, Columbus and Starkville officials said they haven't dealt with major bus accidents in recent years -- due in equal parts to training and good fortune.
Mississippi State University, which had planned to resume classes this afternoon, decided to remain closed for the full day and make a decision about Friday's schedule as weather develops through tonight.
Golden Triangle schools and businesses ground to a halt again today as up to four inches of snow blanketed the area late Wednesday and early this morning, followed by a hard freeze that coated some roads and bridges with patches of ice.
Sid Salter, a Mississippi State graduate and longtime syndicated columnist, returns to his alma mater March 1 as journalist-in-residence.
Snow and sleet began falling in parts of central and north Mississippi on Wednesday afternoon and authorities said icy precipitation was already accumulating in nearly three dozen counties.
The Starkville School Board handled several financial matters Tuesday night at its board meeting in the Greensboro Center.
1. Spears: CMSD tax hike unnecessary COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Over 25 arrested on drug-related charges COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. CPD officer involved in fight to go before city council COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Man arrested after attack at Palmer Home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CMSD expected to tap reserves rather than raise taxes COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY