The American Civil Liberties Union is suing the government on behalf of a gay former Air Force sergeant denied full separation pay after he was forced out under the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy.
When five Mississippi State University military veterans take to the stage this weekend, they will become the latest participants in a growing national movement.
While members of Starkville's municipal complex committee toured City Hall last month and witnessed firsthand the cramped working conditions faced by city employees, the group now is planning an open house in the 71-year-old structure to give the public a chance to weigh in on the need for new facilities.
As local governments search for ways to drive their economy, Main Street associations are proving to be successful economic engines, according to recent research.
Cadence Financial Corp., parent of Cadence Bank, has reported a net loss of $7.5 million, or 63 cents per share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30.
JACKSON-- The state Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of Derrick Turner in the slaying of a 79-year-old Starkville woman in 2001.
The public is invited to a meeting of the Starkville transportation committee Thursday at the Starkville Sportsplex on Lynn Lane.
At the end of Greenwood Street in the Sunset subdivision west of Starkville, Katie Marie Gray stood in her kitchen Tuesday morning as more than a dozen people wandered about her house.
Community Bancorp LLC, a Houston, Texas-based bank holding company established to acquire, stabilize and operate failed or distressed U.S. banks, announced today that it has completed its capital raise and now has committed equity capital in the amount of $1 billion.
A community breakfast will be held this week to honor former Mississippi State University football player Nick Bell, who died Nov. 2 after a brief battle with cancer.
Life just got a little more chaotic for Kellie Short. Recently she was flooded with calls about break-ins at Providence Place in Columbus. Police are investigating a string of home burglaries in the subdivision. And Short, property manager for Providence Place and Columbus Gardens, has had to field the calls and help reassure tenants.
Sixteenth Circuit District Court judges Lee Howard and Jim Kitchens handed out a number of sentences this week as the Oktibbeha County Circuit Court term came to an end.
A forum will be held Monday in Starkville to discuss illegal immigration and its effect on the country.
The suspected gunman in a fatal post-graduation party shooting this spring on Highway 182 was still in Oktibbeha County Jail on Saturday after a Sixteenth Circuit District Court judge reduced his bond Friday by more than $160,000.
Sixteenth Circuit District Court Judge Lee Howard on Friday set the ground rules for the January murder trial of a Starkville woman accused of pulling the trigger in a 2008 shooting death off Rockhill Road.
With claims of witness intimidation, prosecutorial misconduct and sloppy investigative work, a hearing for a Starkville woman accused of killing a Mathiston man in November 2008 grew contentious Thursday morning in Oktibbeha County Circuit Court.
Nick Bell's memorial service featured several speakers and slideshows honoring the former Mississippi State football player. But each shared a common theme about their friend: his bright smile.
Cadence Financial Corp. has set what may be the final shareholder's meeting in the bank's 125-year history, with shareholders expected to sell their stock to a private Houston-based investment firm.
Bond was set at $125,000 Wednesday for a Weir man suspected in a Tuesday morning hold-up on Highway 12.
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