Sales tax collections for 2017 in Columbus are lower than last year, but city officials are still touting strong economic footing.
Jamie Price, a Columbus native, opened a hypnotherapy office in east Columbus on Sept. 1.
Investigators with Columbus Police Department are searching for two armed robbery suspects.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership announced today that Paige Watson will join its staff as the new special events and projects coordinator.
Mississippi civil rights sites, including the home of slain leader Medgar Evers, should be considered for national monument designation, the U.S. interior secretary says in a memo to President Donald Trump.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau could have fined Wells Fargo in excess of $10 billion for its illegal sales practices but instead settled for $100 million, according to the agency's internal documents released by Congressional Republicans this week.
A call to honor a black Civil War hero with a monument at the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, onetime epicenter of a groundswell movement to rid communities of Confederate symbols, is being made by two lawmakers in a bid to encourage consensus-building in a nation divided by the issue.
Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, are trying to stop people from ripping down tarps that cover statues of Confederate generals.
A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the ruins of her school stretched into a new day on Thursday, a vigil broadcast across the nation as rescue workers struggled in rain and darkness to pick away unstable debris and reach her.
Tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans stunned by a hurricane that crushed concrete balconies, twisted metal gates and paralyzed the island with landslides, flooding and downed trees vowed to slowly rebuild amid an economic crisis as rescue crews fanned out across the U.S. territory Thursday.
President Donald Trump said Wednesday the Republicans' last-resort "Obamacare" repeal effort remains two or three votes short, forecasting days of furious lobbying ahead with a crucial deadline looming next week.
Most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law, according to an analysis released Wednesday. That would likely result in more uninsured Americans.
Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is more than a serial digital philanderer -- he's a danger to the public who deserves two years in prison for encouraging a 15-year-old girl to engage in online sex acts, prosecutors told a judge Wednesday.
Princess Theater owner Bart Lawrence plans to open the theater portion of his downtown nightclub for public events on Saturday with or without Columbus City Council approval.
Ward 6 Alderman Roy A. Perkins said someone needed to fight for God against Starkville's "whiskey bill."
The third time was the charm for Debra Prince.
A Lowndes County man is being charged with the sexual battery of a woman in Caledonia last week.
Six years ago, Jill Savely didn't know what an early college high school was.
Brenda Comer had an idea a while back and she knew just who to take it to.
A Lowndes County woman is behind bars on multiple counts of identity theft.
1. Aldermen pass amended alcohol ordinance STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Princess owner plans to reopen theater COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. GTECHS students find success in unconventional setting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY