A Lowndes County murder suspect who was mistakenly released from Mississippi Department of Corrections custody last week has turned himself in.
Rob Roberts hasn't smoked a cigarette in nine years. Before his wife died of lung cancer in 2006, he smoked nearly two packs a day. After some "arm twisting" from friends and family, he turned to vaping instead about seven or eight years ago.
Almost 150 suspects wanted for sex offenses, drug charges and violent crimes throughout the Golden Triangle area were arrested during a six-week joint operation between federal and area law enforcement earlier this summer, authorities announced Wednesday during a press conference in West Point.
A Clay County Justice Court judge has ordered the husband of a candidate for the state Legislature to pay more than $2,500 to a contractor for work done at the couple's home.
When state legislators were debating the "Mississippi Terroristic Threats Law," Dist. 16 Sen. Angela Turner-Ford (D-West Point) had one primary concern with the bill: Would juveniles charged under the law go straight to circuit court to be tried as adults?
Longtime Oktibbeha County Fire Services Coordinator Kirk Rosenhan knew it was just a matter of time before a burn ban would be enacted.
Starkville-based learning management system CampusKnot received state funding earlier this year for a pilot program to implement its software in high schools throughout the state -- including West Point and, possibly, Columbus high schools.
More than a century in the making, the 234-mile Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway was supposed to fulfill a dream of "orderly growth and prosperity" when it opened in 1985, snaking its way through the poor, rural Deep South.
A small crowd gathered on the front lawn of Superior Catfish Products in Macon on Tuesday to celebrate the groundbreaking for an expansion that will double the size of the facility and bring new jobs to Noxubee County.
Lowndes County School District finally has its A. Mississippi Department of Education accountability ratings released Tuesday afternoon rank LCSD among 27 A-rated districts in the state, after several years of the district gradually creeping up to the top mark.
Community Counseling Services administrators want to reach at least 400 more youth with the help of a nearly $5 million grant to expand services throughout the Golden Triangle and beyond over the next five years.
Two people, including a Columbus teenager, died in a two-vehicle accident in Lamar County, Alabama Thursday.
East Mississippi Community College will become the governing authority over the Golden Triangle Early College High School program, pending approval from all five participating school districts in the area.
A Starkville woman died in a two-vehicle accident in Lowndes County Friday morning, according to a Mississippi Highway Patrol press release.
Northern Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley says the only way for rural Mississippians to access high speed internet is if electric cooperatives in the state provide it to them.
1. $18K of marijuana, THC vape products seized COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Leigh Mall auction begins today COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Steens man arrested after pursuit with law enforcement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY