Despite Mississippi Blood Services hosting five to 10 drives a day, the center's blood banks are in short supply.
West Point police are searching for suspects after a fight at an American Legion post on East Morrow Street left at least one person injured.
Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Company in West Point is investigating employees in possession of fraudulent WorkKeys certificates.
Victoria Hudson has spent the last two-plus days sleeping in deer stands and drinking rainwater from a creek as she wandered in a wooded area in Clay and Oktibbeha counties trying to find her way out.
Roughly one-fourth of teachers who worked in the Columbus Municipal School District in 2017-18 will not return this August.
A woman missing for more than two days following a Thursday morning car crash has been found alive, Clay County Sheriff Eddie Scott said Saturday morning.
A regional team of first responders continued a search Friday morning for an Oktibbeha County woman who is missing in southwestern Clay County.
In January 2017, then Columbus Police Chief Oscar Lewis answered a reporter's question about the city's crime rate with a promise that violence was on the rise and that a biblical end-times prophesy was being fulfilled.
Though violent crime numbers have decreased or leveled off in Starkville and Columbus, property crimes -- specifically burglaries -- have been steadily increasing.
A regional team of first responders is conducting a search for an Oktibbeha County woman who is missing in southwestern Clay County.
Starkville's parks and recreation department will again host its annual Independence Day Celebration on Wednesday at the Sportsplex on Lynn Lane.
Mississippi ranks 48th in child wellbeing, the highest ranking in nearly 30 years, according to the Mississippi KIDS COUNT study.
When owner Doug Pellum opened Zachary's restaurant in 2001, he wanted to create the kind of space he'd like to visit -- a community-oriented dive bar with great food and a lively atmosphere.
Sales tax collections for the month of May were up in Columbus and West Point and dipped slightly in Starkville compared to last May, but fiscal year revenues for all three cities are slightly lower than that in 2017, according to the June report.
A Noxubee County man died over the weekend after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
The general election ballot will be set Tuesday following a pair of primary run-offs for Democratic U.S. Senate and Republican District 3 House of Representatives, but turnout is expected to be low.
A woman in Clay County has been jailed for allegedly kidnapping her granddaughter, initiating an Amber Alert, Wednesday night.
Although unemployment rates spiked in Clay, Lowndes, Oktibbeha and Noxubee counties in May -- increases of anywhere from 1 percent to 1.7 percent compared to April -- data released by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security suggests that the unemployment rates have flattened after a steady increase over the past year.
A West Point man has died either just before or during a car accident near Walmart off Highway 45 South Alternate Monday.
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