Oktibbeha County is facing a growing need for more office space as discussions of purchasing a new building on Lynn Lane continue to drag out.
A Hamilton man has been arrested after he allegedly stole a car in Lowndes County last week.
Columbus Planning Commission tabled discussion Monday on whether to permit an assistant living facility to operate in the North Haven Woods subdivision.
Just about every weekend, Randy Gray gives flying lessons from the Columbus-Lowndes Airport on Fabritech Road near Highway 69.
Mississippi Department of Transportation Northern District Commissioner Mike Tagert said recent efforts to improve the state's road infrastructure are important steps -- but they can't be the only ones.
A much-abbreviated absentee voting period has started for the Nov. 27 runoff election, which will decide a U.S. Senate seat and two chancery court judge positions.
Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and her Democratic challenger, Mike Espy, meet for their only debate Tuesday night in a contest where the incumbent's verbal gaffes have dredged up strong emotions about Mississippi's history of racial violence.
The second-ranking member of Mississippi's House of Representatives pleaded no contest to drunk-driving charges Monday but won't be convicted under a diversion program for first-time offenders.
President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner.
Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him.
The Trump administration on Monday abruptly dropped its effort to bar CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House, but warned he could have his credentials pulled again if he doesn't follow guidelines governing journalists' behavior.
It was a typical busy Wednesday at Best Friends Animal Hospital, which is probably why the veterinary staff was unaware of what was happening in its parking lot on Highway 45 in Columbus. About 10:30 that morning, a woman pulled into the parking lot close to the building's south wall and tied a dog up to a metal bracket on the building.
Authorities are still looking for a suspect in a Saturday hit-and-run that claimed the life of a pedestrian.
When Thomas Harper, 16, prepared for school Thursday morning, he dressed in a blue blazer ready for his first interview.
For Mike Espy, a high-profile woman helped Espy make the argument Saturday that the Democratic man would be a better choice in Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff for the state's women.
Mississippi's Public Defender Task Force is gone. How the Legislature reacts next year to the task force's final report will determine whether it's forgotten.
Prosecutors say a Mississippi woman was on a days-long drug binge when her baby died after she left him in a hot car.
President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes that could soon sweep through his administration.
As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers standing guard.
There's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.
1. Victim in New Hope crash tentatively identified as Columbus man COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. MSU football drives Airbnb boom in, around Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Surrendering animals: A pet owner's last resort COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Man killed in weekend hit-and-run on Hwy 373 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY