Paccar started building engines at its 440,000-square-foot Lowndes County plant in December 2010. Since then, 2,200 engines have been assembled at the facility, and 600 have been delivered to customers.
Trustmark Corp., which has 150 banking offices in the South, posted a first-quarter profit largely unchanged from a year ago as the company continued reducing its number of bad loans.
Today's official grand opening of the Fairfield Inn and Suites off 18th Avenue North in Columbus is part of the answer to a need for newer and higher-quality hotels in the Golden Triangle. And for the 20 new hires at the plush, new hotel, the business means much more.
After catching flak from some constituents, East Mississippi Community College trustees voted Monday to reverse a decision to negotiate the purchase of the Columbus Country Club.
Tupelo-based BancorpSouth Inc. posted a first-quarter loss after increasing its provision for possible credit losses.
Kristen Kittle McCaskill; Perry Sansing; Varetta Banks; Severstal; Jason Ebert
STARKVILLE -- The crabs are still moving at the Asian Market in Starkville. You'll catch it in your peripheral vision. A small flick grabs your attention. The crabs on ice in an open cooler, between the oysters and the shrimp, are so fresh they've still got some kick left in them.
Drivers across the region are feeling the impact of escalating gasoline prices, but there's a bit of good news: Industry experts don't expect summer prices to be as bad as many have feared.
Crop producers have been busy planting corn, and while those in drier areas are nearly finished, those in wetter areas are trying to catch up.
The Houston-based holding company that acquired Starkville-based Cadence Bank last year has assumed control of a Birmingham, Ala.-based bank closed Friday by the FDIC.
Columbus is first in line to get some new hotels, but Starkville is due to follow suit next year.
Lenders took back the property of just over 700 Mississippi homeowners during the third quarter of 2010, a national company that tracks foreclosures reported Thursday.
The tightening of the federal budget has made the competition for grants more challenging than ever. But the Appalachian Regional Commission isn't about to let counties in its service area miss out due to a lack of knowledge.
Marriages and divorces March 23-April 13
Shuqualak Lumber; Antonio Lewis II; Andy Brown
As William Corder passed the torch to a new United Way of Lowndes County president Thursday, he reminded contributors how far-reaching their gifts are.
The last Saab 340 flew gently into that sweet good night Thursday at the Golden Triangle Regional Airport, marking the final flight before retirement for the propeller-driven airliner.
A total of over 8,000 homes on military installations around the U.S., including on Columbus Air Force Base, have changed owners.
Nearly 100 residents opposed to a planned limestone quarry in Franklin County met to develop their case against what they call a threat to their community, possibly involving sacred Indian burial grounds.
Two West Point men have lost their attempt to get computer equipment taken from their business returned by the state.
1. MSMS teacher wins national award for math, science teachers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Suspected burglar arrested at courthouse COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Bud and Burgers event canceled COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Oktibbeha road plan draft calls for $2M in work STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. MUW planning new culinary arts building COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY