The parents of a 7-week-old infant have been charged with contributing to the neglect of a child for allegedly not providing proper medical care.
Renee Sanders has assumed the role of interim executive director for the United Way of Lowndes County.
Owen Hardin's week has seen him treated like royalty. Those who know the Starkville High School senior say that's only fitting.
On Monday, OCH Regional Medical Center opened its new Breast Health and Imaging Center near the hospital with a ceremony dedicating the facility to a doctor who hasn't seen a patient in almost seven years.
Authorities in Columbus and Illinois are asking the public's help in identifying the victim in a 42-year-old murder case.
Mississippi University for Women Creative Writing graduate student Bailey Robertson talks with novelist Steve Yarbrough during the 30th annual Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium in Poindexter Hall on the MUW campus Thursday evening. Yarbrough was the keynote author for the symposium and he read passages from his seventh novel, "The Unmade World." Yarbrough is one of several authors visiting MUW for the Welty Symposium this weekend, and the public is invited to meet with authors through Saturday. For more information on the event, go to www.muw.edu/welty.
One person has died and two others were hospitalized following a car accident in Hamilton Thursday afternoon.
A federal judge is again extending his temporary block on one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the U.S.
For 4-County Electric Power Association, working in response to Hurricane Michael on the Florida panhandle has meant living out of a tent city.
It may be early fall, but those in the business of providing heating to homes are already thinking winter.
A Columbus municipal judge denied bond to two capital murder suspects at their initial court appearance Wednesday.
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemical now has a new owner and name for its global chemical companies.
The long-awaited Cook Out project in Columbus has finally begun. Demolition of the old Immanuel Baptist Church property is underway, and restaurant construction at the site should begin shortly after.
Their home full of soggy furniture and mosquitoes, Wilmer Capps was desperate to find shelter for his wife and their son Luke, born just three days after Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida Panhandle.
A Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agent says in a sworn statement that a state trooper was acting in an official capacity when he was shot to death last month in the middle of a night in a rural area.
A former alderman from Mississippi's third-largest city has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison after pleading guilty to a federal charge of transporting child pornography.
Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting -- decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east, a new study shows. Scientists aren't quite certain why.
1. Two arrested for capital murder in weekend homicide COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. CAFB parents jailed for neglect of 7-week-old child COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Fit for a king: SHS homecoming king faces challenges with a kind heart, positive attitude STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Renee Sanders named interim executive director for United Way COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Capital murder suspects denied bond COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY