Columbus councilmen voted 4-2 Tuesday evening to suspend a city police officer for 30 days without pay after he was stopped earlier this month in Starkville for driving under the influence.
A Columbus police officer will face the city council in executive session Tuesday after apparently being stopped in Starkville recently for driving under the influence.
Almost half a year after visiting the Golden Triangle, Harvard Business School is lauding the region's work and lessons faculty have taken from an excursion to the area.
The Budweiser Clydesdales will visit Columbus and Starkville next month, even making an appearance at Wings Over Columbus at the Columbus Air Force Base.
Supporters, family and friends of local National Guard members gather alongside Highway 12 in Starkville to say their goodbyes to those leaving for deployment from the National Guard Armory Monday. Kennedi Jones, 6, watches as her father's bus drives by. "I love my dad. I'm gonna write him lots of letters," she said. She is the daughter of Constance McFarland and Childon Jones of Aberdeen.
A student each from Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties will be among those competing Tuesday in the Mississippi Spelling Bee at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Rose E. McCoy Auditorium at Jackson State University.
More than 4,000 Mississippi National Guard soldiers are leaving their homes this month as part of a year-long deployment.
A Mantee man will spend the rest of his life in prison for a 2015 murder in Clay County.
Members of the 2nd Battalion of the 114th Field Artillery of the Army National Guard will depart from Starkville and Columbus on Monday to prepare for a one-year deployment to the Middle East.
The Columbus boys' and the Starkville high school girls' basketball teams will play for state titles Saturday.
Unemployment in Mississippi continued in 2018 at historically low rates, according to information released this week by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
Authorities in Lowndes County and Alabama are searching for a man accused of beating a woman so severely she is having surgery today.
Nobody saw it coming. That was what Drew Johnson said about a 19-year-old Lowndes County native who died by suicide last month.
Six-year-old Kara Stubbs, a first grader from Starkville, is one of the first girl Cub Scouts in the Golden Triangle.
A controversial Mississippi House bill that would allow conceal carry permit holders to take firearms on public property now comes with an amendment that may allow teachers and other school employees to be armed in the classrooms.
The United States Small Business Association Mississippi District Office will host an event in March aimed at allowing Golden Triangle small business owners an opportunity to meet with lenders.
A juvenile is in custody in West Point following a tip from the Federal Bureau of Investigation that he may have been planning to attack West Point High School.
1. Men carrying assault rifle, handgun and machete asked to leave Columbus Walmart COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Experiences the new lounges at Dudy Noble STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Man charged in fatal wreck STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Partnership, Entrepreneurship Center to host Innovation Challenge STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY