Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Monday he's creating a 34-member group to examine the impact of the BP oil spill and help devise a recovery and development plan for the state's coastal region.
Hundreds of people, including law officers from across Mississippi, attended a funeral Friday for a Jackson police officer who was killed while trying to capture an escaped inmate.
When Ruben Prescott first pitched the idea of opening a restaurant to his wife, Helen, she wasn't too crazy about it. But after 55 years in business as a Columbus staple, she admits it wasn't a half bad idea.
The mansions of Columbus are known for their opulence and stylish accessories, but only rarely are they decorated with "for sale" signs. At least four homes listed for $1 million or more are on the market in Columbus, most of them antebellum showplaces.
SALINAS, Calif. -- Fresh Express is voluntarily recalling some of its salad products in Mississippi and other states because of a possible health risk from Listeria.
Omnova Solutions Inc. is hiring temporary workers to prepare for a prolonged strike, since the United Steelworkers Local 748-L rejected its last offer two weeks ago.
Administrators at American Eurocopter in Columbus were relieved when they found out Sean O'Keefe, CEO of EADS North America, survived a Monday night plane crash in Alaska that killed five people, including former Sen. Ted Stevens.
The president of Caney Fork Restaurants says the Columbus location may return.
A plane carrying nine people -- including former Sen. Ted Stevens and CEO of defense contractor EADS North America Sean O'Keefe -- crashed in southwest Alaska, killing five people on board, authorities said Tuesday.
For the second time in a year, a restaurant located at 528 18th Ave. N. in Columbus has closed. A sign posted on the door of the Caney Fork Restaurant, formerly Santa Fe Cattle Co., read: "Due to an unresolved dispute with our landlord we have been forced to close."
The Columbus Air Force Base increased its payroll and annual expenditures in the 2009 fiscal year, pumping $287 million into the local economy, according to an economic impact report released Friday.
When the temperature rises in August so, too, does snake activity.
The Columbus Country Club is back in the black after paying off back taxes, catching up on loan payments, eliminating six staff positions and slicing rates and expenses.
Take-home pay for 56 chancery clerks in Mississippi topped $100,000 in 2009, according to an annual report from the state auditor's office.
Someone contacted me a few weeks ago with concerns that an employee's web browser history listed several websites that were not work related.
The Kroger has teamed up with Shell to enable customers in the greater Jackson, Columbus, Tupelo, Laurel and Hattiesburg areas to earn fuel savings at the pump, using their Kroger Plus Card.
Earlier this year I taught a beginner-level class on social media through MUW's Department of Continuing Education. Though he has been involved in the development of modern computers and was teaching a computer history class through the same program, Claude Simpson enrolled in my class for an update on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
Over the past few weeks, we've been exploring the various ways the Internet has changed our daily lives.
BP gas station owners across the country are divided over whether the oil giant stained by its handling of the Gulf spill should rebrand U.S. outlets as Amoco or another name as part of its effort to repair the company's badly damaged reputation.
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