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.
A Mississippi man who spent more than 30 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit has died less than a month after his name was cleared in the case.
Gov. Haley Barbour and key lawmakers have set a "cautiously prudent" revenue estimate for the next budget year, citing predictions that the state's economy will lag behind any national recovery.
Former President George W. Bush says a phrase that haunted him after Hurricane Katrina - "Brownie, you're doing a heck of a job" - was from a statement of praise he had just heard from Alabama Gov. Bob Riley.
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.
Omnova Solutions Inc. employees have reported more than 100 flat tires caused by roofing nails and screws since July, two months after union workers went on strike.
Walmart's reach expanded into health care Monday. North Mississippi Health Services opened an office inside the Columbus Walmart.
A man charged with raping two women, leaving one dead at an apartment in Tuscaloosa, has turned himself in to police in Ohio after first fleeing to Florida, police said.
Calls to "take back America" preceded last week's remodeling of the congressional makeup, and a similar refrain may be heard in Mississippi during the 2011 statewide and legislative races, but from a different political party.
If this weekend's Downtown Christmas Open House is any indication, Columbus merchants could be in store for a busy holiday season.
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.
Cullman has bratwurst, lederhosen and German oom-pah music at its annual Oktoberfest celebration, and it may now add the one ingredient that's been missing for more than three decades: beer.
Mississippi election officials reported a few minor problems Tuesday.
Weather appeared to be a major factor in voter turnout Tuesday in Mississippi.
JACKSON -- Voting was expected to be brisk today in two of Mississippi's four congressional races, with Democratic incumbents facing tough challenges from Republican state lawmakers. Polls are open statewide from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1. Habitat for Humanity provides home for beloved CHS manager COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Shots fired at Columbus Sprint Mart COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Area high school students earn national scholarships COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. 12 county, city officials miss financial disclosure deadline STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY