Heather Evans drove up from her home in Kemper County to Columbus Thursday to spend the day with her daughter, Hannah, a freshman at Mississippi University for Women.
At the beginning of his lecture Wednesday evening in the Foster Ballroom at the Colvard Student Union on Mississippi State's campus, Allan McDonald had some difficulty with his power-point presentation.
For Trent Kelly, the first major piece of legislation taken up by the U.S. House of Representatives may have achieved little, but it revealed much.
Today is the deadline for filing federal income taxes.
In baseball, when a pitcher has not given up a hit going into the late inning, no one is supposed to mention it. It is one of the game's great superstitions that talking about a no-hitter is jinx.
It is Thursday evening at Propst Park and almost every playing field is taken, including T-Ball Field A, where the Woods Brothers Construction team (ages 4-5) is practicing for the fourth and final time before their first game.
Each year, the Columbus Exchange Club selects a member of the Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop G as its "Trooper of the Year."
Jeff Smith has represented Lowndes County in the House of Representatives since 1992. Wednesday, during his appearance at the Kiwanis Club of Columbus at Lion Hills Center, he noted he has just completed his 26th legislative session.
Most days, volunteers work behind the scenes and attract little attention.
Monday was not one of those days.
Which comes first: The vocational center or the new high school?
Long before the phrase "fake news" came into vogue, libraries were fighting the good fight against misinformation, unreliable sources and the general confusion of the internet era.
In the old days, which for Joey Cook and Daniel Crawford means a couple of years ago, the job of meter reader had some real challenges.
It was a competition he didn't enter until the last moment and promptly forgot about once he had.
For most of his life, Peggy' Sue's dad was a racist.
Debra Prishmont and Donna Abbott stood in the parking lot at the Canaan M.B. Church on Bell Avenue in Columbus one day in late March, waiting for the truck that would deliver their allotment of the meals they would then distribute among their "sweeties" -- elderly and disabled residents enrolled in the local Meals on Wheels Program.
In the hours after Mississippi State's bid for a national championship ended with a 67-55 loss to South Carolina Sunday evening in Dallas, the skies opened up in Mississippi, an overnight deluge that dumped inches of rain across the state.
Nathan Boggan's folks were humble, working class folks who lived in the tiny farming community of Fellowship in Jasper County, on a farm that had been the family's home for generations.
February's unemployment data continued its promising trend, both in the Golden Triangle and the state.
Connecticut carries an 111-game winning streak into Friday's NCAA Women's Basketball semifinals against Mississippi State, a streak so long those associated with the UConn program are probably hard-pressed to recall the details of any single win on that list.
If ever it was appropriate for someone to die at home, it was Robert Snow.
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