Alan Brown has been writing about ghosts for 20 years now. He's authored 17 books about the ghosts of the South, including his latest effort: "Ghosts of Mississippi's Golden Triangle."
There was a banquet Friday afternoon at the Bost Extension Center on the Mississippi State University campus.
Ninety normally ravenous MSU students, mostly freshmen, gathered for the meal. But for once, nobody seemed to have much of an appetite.
Mississippi University for Women has been given the approval to name two buildings in honor of a pair of educators who devoted almost 60 years of combined experience in shaping the lives of students from age 6 to their 20s.
After six years at Mississippi State, Martin Kinsey's next few months are all about tying up some loose ends.
In his 19-plus years as an oncologist, Dr. Wail Alnas has seen steady advancements in breast cancer treatment.
His fame is eclipsed by his infamy.
Dickie Scruggs' visit to Columbus Tuesday -- he spoke at the Rotary Club to make his pitch for his non-profit designed to provide support for adult literacy/job training -- captured my attention as soon as his visit was announced.
Teslas are still a rare sight in Mississippi. The state's first and, to date only, Tesla -- a Model S -- was registered to an owner in Jackson in 2014.
It was supposed to be the biggest football weekend of the season at Mississippi State. A Friday night concert set the stage for MSU's game Saturday against Auburn.
Talk about your lost weekends, huh?
A year after Georgia Renewable Power and Renewable Energy Group purchased the equipment that belonged to KiOR on The Island, much of the equipment remains on the 22-acre parcel.
Tuesday afternoon, the upstairs board room at the Golden Triangle Development LINK was crowded with city and county officials, state legislators, economic development leaders and Atmos Energy executives.
Just 31 days before the Nov. 8 election, circuit clerks are reporting surges in voter registrations.
By the end of the week, work on Lowndes County's new Emergency Services Center will be complete.
About a year ago, Todd Davis and Patricia Brock got a phone call asking them to come out to the PACCAR plant.
Monday, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors met with city of Columbus and members of the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority to dig deep into the issues facing the parks system.
Unemployment in the Golden Triangle fell in August, but that dip is more a reflection of the start of the school year than a rebound in the economy.
The Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus will hold a town hall meeting Saturday at the Starkville Sportsplex, one of a series of town halls the group has been holding throughout the state since the end of the legislative session in April.
This week is Banned Books Week, a week the American Library Association (ALA) sets aside each year to call attention to what, in the minds of literate people, is the one of the most frustrating, wrong-headed, counter-productive practices in civilized society.
Rodney McGill sat in the office at the Bogue Chitto Cotton Gin on Monday, calmly assessing this year's crops.
It is the time of year in Mississippi where, at some unsuspected turn in the road, the landscape turns a bright white.
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