Judd Williams has been all over eastern Mississippi talking to high school seniors at college fairs about admission at Mississippi State University.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office received a report Monday of what are apparently extremely old human remains that were discovered on the banks of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway.
To Avery Cook, teaching kids karate at the CK&A Karate School downtown has some parallels to policing.
Oktibbeha County supervisors will meet next week to review bids the county received for OCH Regional Medical Center.
President Donald Trump on Monday named a lawyer and former NFL player as executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as the administration faces criticism from those institutions of promises unkept.
Years after it traded Colonel Reb for a bear, the University of Mississippi could again change its sidelines sports mascot.
Police say a man wearing a Jason Voorhees mask from the horror movie "Friday the 13th" shot three people in Mississippi, killing one and injuring two.
A civil rights activist who wrote about challenging segregation in the South was honored in her hometown, two years after her death.
The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the decade-plus wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season -- and says its stores will remain open for business as usual.
Republican governors are getting into the "news" business.
A summer of natural catastrophes, from epic hurricanes to scorching wildfires, has exposed another peril in disaster-prone states: How to pay for the rescues, repairs and rebuilding.
Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with catastrophic winds, leaving what one official described Tuesday as "widespread devastation" from the monster storm now threatening Caribbean islands already devastated by Hurricane Irma.
The Mississippi State Department of Health is confirming four new cases of West Nile virus.
A Columbus man is dead following a head-on collision near New Hope Monday.
As Dean Threet rode around the Arrington at Plantation Pointe assisted living facility in Columbus Sunday on a bright blue motorcycle, she threw her hands up in delight.
Lowndes County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a Fiscal Year 2018 budget Friday that includes a roughly $900,000 deficit.
The potential state takeover of Mississippi's second-largest school district has highlighted the depth of anger some people feel about how policymakers treat public education and how some legislators have acted toward the capital city.
A suspect in a shooting outside the Princess Theater earlier this year is now facing two charges of intimidating a witness.
1. AG opinion: Council can't terminate Dowd COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Columbus man dies in head-on crash COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Lowndes supes OK budget with deficit, tax increase COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Suspect in Princess shooting arrested for intimidating witness COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY