Lifelong Columbus resident Mary Mullins says she doesn't need much -- but some way to keep cool during the sweltering Mississippi summer heat is something she can't do without.
Mississippi spent $8.1 million in salaries and expenses for the state's legislators in 2015-16, according to the annual Expenses and Appropriations report by the state auditor' office released on Monday.
Alabama's Court of the Judiciary said it will soon decide whether to remove Alabama's suspended chief justice, Roy Moore, from office after hearing Monday from both sides on his misconduct charges.
In the late summer of 1997, Willie Garner was 62 years old and had never owned a home. The prospects of home ownership never seemed less likely than at that moment.
Delinquent taxes on Lowndes and Oktibbeha County properties will soon be up for purchase.
Central School educators, from left, Kim Wilson, Angie Riddle and Pam Armstrong cheer Wednesday in the West Point High School gym during the West Point School District's Back to School Kickoff Event.
Lowndes County Sheriff's Office arrested a Starkville woman who allegedly posted nude photos of another woman online.
A 16-year-old from Starkville faces an adult sexual battery charge after an incident reported last week.
Gov. Robert Bentley said Friday that a special session on a proposed state lottery will begin Aug. 15, a time frame that could have the measure before voters in November -- but only if lawmakers reach quick agreement.
Looking hopefully at the gray clouds in the sky over his cotton field, Dwight Colson said Wednesday that if it didn't rain over the field in the next two days or so, he would have to turn on his irrigation system to water the cotton he planted in the spring.
In a public meeting at the Bell Schoolhouse Fire Station just outside Starkville Thursday, Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley urged residents to reach out to representatives from Southern Cross Transmission if they have questions about the company's proposed wind energy transmission line.
Stores in the Golden Triangle area are preparing for tax free weekend this upcoming Friday and Saturday.
Unemployment rates spiked noticeably in June throughout the Golden Triangle, a trend also evident on the state and national levels, according to data released by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security on Wednesday.
Mississippi State freshman football player Jeffery Simmons pleaded no contest to simple assault Tuesday in Macon Municipal Court, his lawyer Jay Perry said.
A federal judge has scheduled sentencing next month for a Mississippi couple who pleaded guilty to planning to travel to Syria and join the Islamic State group.
Starkville police officers, U.S. Marshals and Mississippi Department of Corrections officials apprehended an escaped Clay County inmate Saturday in Starkville, hours after he broke out of jail.
Alligators aren't the only prehistoric creatures lurking in the depths of the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge's waterways.
With students returning to school in less than two weeks, some area districts are scrambling to fill multiple last-minute teaching vacancies before classes begin.
The move toward tobacco-free campuses ins headed toward the home stretch in the Golden Triangle.
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