Authorities say a 5-year-old east Alabama boy was mauled to death by a pack of wild dogs.
Republican Gov. Haley Barbour is recommending 8 percent cuts for most Mississippi government agencies in the budget year that begins next July 1.
Renasant Bank today announced it will officially kick off its new Columbus location with a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 8:30 AM on Wednesday, November 17, 2010.
With flagging house prices and low buyer confidence, selling a house in Lowndes County can be intimidating. But former Columbus High School teacher Justin Sutton and his wife, Meg, are among the young couples braving the housing market now.
As home sales drop across the nation, Lowndes County homeowners are cutting their prices to stay competitive.
Alan Nunnelee is receiving a promotion and a demotion at the same time as he moves from the Mississippi Senate to the U.S. Congress.
The smell of fresh paint hung in the air as Marc McGee took a stroll recently through the new 38,700-square-foot multi-tenant building in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park.
Organizers say they're expecting 1,300 Civil War re-enactors to gather in northern Mississippi this weekend to depict a battle that actually took place in Tennessee.
Restoration of the Columbus and Greenville Railway line could have far-reaching and long-lasting results, not just for the areas it touches directly but also for the entire nation.
Mississippi Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says some parts of the federal health care overhaul won't work because they came from "pure socialist-communist ideas."
At a family dinner the other night, an uncle mentioned that he has grown tired of reading the mundane in his Facebook News Feed.
Community Bancorp, a Houston, Texas-based bank holding company established to acquire, stabilize and operate failed or distressed U.S. banks, announced this week that it has completed its capital raise and now has committed equity capital in the amount of $1 billion.
Young hunters will learn about quail hunting and conservation at an upcoming daylong event in Lowndes County.
Craig Summerford of Memorial Funeral Home in Columbus, joined professional colleagues from around the world in New Orleans for the 2010 National Funeral Directors Association International Convention & Expo, Oct. 10-13.
The Board of Directors of BankFirst Financial Services has announced the promotion of Sam Henderson to Community Bank President of Columbus.
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.
Three Murrah High School basketball players have sued their coach and the school system over alleged whippings.
A 6-to-8-month-old cat may rethink a fast-food diet after surviving a fall into a deep fryer at a restaurant in Verona.
1. Area softball legend dies COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Caledonia student gets free car for college COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Deputies arrest naked man charging traffic near MSU STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY