Chuck Younger will represent Lowndes County's District 17 in the Mississippi State Senate next year.
An altercation between two women left one in critical condition from multiple stab wounds and the other behind bars.
The case against two men charged with a West Point beating should be presented to the next grand jury, according to District Attorney Forest Allgood.
A pay dispute between Starkville and the Hattiesburg-based contractor responsible for Carver Drive ditch improvements could result in a legal challenge after the city approved a payment in executive session Tuesday.
The two counties with the highest unemployment in Mississippi are in or near the Golden Triangle.
1. Columbus stabbing leaves one in hospital COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. West Point PD makes third arrest in August altercation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Younger claims Dist. 17 runoff COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Starkville, Carver Drive contractor engage in pay dispute STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY