Although the state mask requirement expired Wednesday night, the mask mandate in the Golden Triangle will stay.
Work will begin soon to install sewer lines at 138 acres of the Prairie Belt Powersite.
The trial of a man accused in the 2018 murder of a Starkville resident is scheduled to begin today in Lowndes County.
Chances are few people have been more directly affected by the bridge replacement project on Wolfe Road near Caledonia than Frank Lockhart.
Amy Zhang doesn't quite know what to expect from her first State Board of Education meeting today, she said.
A clerk at Macon Municipal Court is in jail after investigators with the State Auditor's Office alleged she stole more than $2,000 in court fines between January 2018 and July 2019.
By 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Lynn Wright had racked up almost a 600-vote advantage over his closest competitor in the special election for state House District 37 representative, but the night was not without drama -- nor was the race over, as it turned out.
It was clear soon after Oktibbeha County announced its vote totals Tuesday that the District 15 Mississippi Senate race would head to a runoff, with Bart Williams, of Starkville, as one of the two candidates.
Changes made in response to COVID-19 were apparent even before voters entered New Hope Community Center to vote in the District 37 House of Representatives special election.
Tennessee Valley Authority has designated the Golden Triangle region a Rural Certified Community, recognizing its preparedness for industrial development and investment.
Jamal Cummings had been out of a job for more than a month due to the COVID-19 pandemic when he attended a drive-through job fair in Starkville that put him back on his feet in August.
Compared to 2010, Golden Triangle residents are self-responding to the 2020 census at a lower rate, data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows.
Stan Murray's fall Friday nights over the past 33 years are nearly identical. Murray, a former Mississippi State football player and veteran Southeastern Conference football official, gathers with his officiating crew, orders pizza from whatever college town his gray Ford F-150 pickup has carried him to that weekend and gathers the group around a table to prepare for the following day's game.
With less than a week left before the special election, the four-way race for the vacant Senate District 15 seat has attracted more than $156,000 in contributions, campaign finance reports show.
For more than 25 years, Dave's Dark Horse Tavern has never closed for more than a two-day stretch. That all changed when March brought COVID-19, when the Starkville bar's owner, Dave Hood, shuttered for more than six months.
Two days after Gov. Tate Reeves issued an executive order relaxing some restrictions put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19, executives with Eat With Us Group met to discuss how the order would affect policies at the company's restaurants.
A West Point man was charged with three counts of animal cruelty, after authorities found dogs at the suspect's home so underfed their ribs were showing.
As is common with presidential elections, area circuit clerks expect a big turnout on Nov. 3. It's how those votes are cast that may set this year's election apart.
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