The city of Columbus is forming a committee to lead the search for a new police chief.
In Columbus, at the intersection of Eighth Street South and Fifth Avenue South, Mississippi University for Women's campus touches a residential neighborhood peppered with antebellum homes and smaller, more modern houses.
West Point Police Chief Tim Brinkley brought props with him to Tuesday night's board of selectmen meeting.
A U.S. Senate appropriation could provide $9.3 million for a new U.S. Army Reserve Center in Starkville, but it must first be reconciled with recently passed House legislation that does not specifically fund the project.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway said the mechanism needed to fund a new partnership school on Mississippi State University's campus could occur in early 2016.
The Senate passed its first spending bill of the year on Tuesday, a popular $80 billion measure for veterans' programs and construction projects on military bases long delayed by infighting over the broader budget.
Two law-enforcement officers jailed on murder charges for a 6-year-old autistic boy's fatal shooting in central Louisiana have been targets of previous complaints that they used excessive force or neglected their duties.
It's as red as Santa's suit, a poinsettia or your neighbor's ugly Christmas sweater. Yet Starbucks' stark new holiday coffee cup has set off complaints that the chain is making war on Christmas.
The University of Missouri said it is has increased security and is investigating online threats, an announcement that again heightened tensions on the campus after days of turmoil.
Missouri receiver J'Mon Moore decided to visit the protesters who had built a tent city on Carnahan Quad, demanding that the university pay attention to their complaints about racism.
Hillary Rodham Clinton outlined steps to improve the Department of Veterans Affairs on Tuesday, casting herself as a protector against proposals to privatize the sprawling health care system for those who have served in the military.
Republicans Jeb Bush and Ben Carson sought to steady their presidential campaigns in Tuesday night's GOP debate, with Bush taking advantage of a policy-focused contest to detail positions on the economy and immigration while Carson swatted away mounting questions about the veracity of his celebrated biography.
East Mississippi Community College has invited the community to attend "Proud to be an American Day" at its Golden Triangle campus at 10 a.m. Thursday.
A 19-year-old Columbus man is behind bars after police say he broke into eight cars Sunday.
The Lowndes County School District has chosen a spot for its $11 million career-technical center to be housed on.
A Golden Triangle family dealing with heartbreak was dealt another crushing blow Monday when John "J.D." Gentry, 11, died at University Medical Center in Jackson.
Mississippi State will host a memorial service on Thursday in honor of a father and son who both played for the Bulldogs and were killed in a car accident on Friday.
Ocean Springs police have arrested a 35-year-old man accused of assaulting a teenage carhop at a Sonic Drive-In.
The top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee says he's supporting Hillary Rodham Clinton for president in 2016.
1. Winning: Love of baseball drives success for MSU head coach Chris Lemonis STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Monday profile: Morris finds calling to medicine, Mississippi COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. County continues seeking easements for Blackjack Road project STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Makerspace movement continues to thrive in Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Lowndes County begins summer work program COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY