The Thanksgiving holiday is the heaviest traveled holiday each year, according to the American Automobile Association. Some need-to-know info to help you on the road and in the air:
A former Army soldier who claimed to be mentally disturbed from his deployment in Iraq was convicted of capital murder Thursday in the abduction and shooting death of an Auburn University student from Georgia.
Columbus and Lowndes County learned some hard truths Wednesday during a visit from an economic development firm which specializes in site selection.
In an uncertain banking atmosphere, Renasant Bank hopes to establish its stability in Columbus.
At the Walnut Grove Youth Correctional Facility, guards have smuggled drugs to inmates, had sex with some of them and denied others medical treatment and basic educational services, according to a lawsuit filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Nammo Talley has more safety checks in place than the average manufacturing plant because it manufactures bombs. Specifically, the explosive, rocket-propelled rounds used by the U.S. military to blow up tanks and bunkers.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded a $34,200 grant to the Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority to collect hazardous household waste.
Special elections will be held Jan. 11 to fill two vacant legislative seats and an open position on the Mississippi Transportation Commission.
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.
1. CMSD funding request alarms mayor, council COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Early College High School grows in second year COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Mother arrested after newborn tests positive for drugs STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. 'World Changers' serves Golden Triangle for third year COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Hattiesburg passes over SOCSD official for superintendent STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY