Peering through the front windows of her French-Creole-influenced restaurant in downtown Columbus, Mary Broussard can see the temporary lights now illuminating Fifth Street South in front of the Columbus Light and Water office -- a section of downtown that was the scene of a shooting early last Sunday morning.
Starkville police officers arrested a Columbus man Thursday allegedly tied to a sexual battery that occurred Wednesday.
Don't sleep on Nina Davis.
Starkville voters will get a chance to hear the city's three mayoral candidates lay out their platforms during a 7 p.m. public forum Monday at the Greensboro Center.
Couples from Mississippi and Georgia are among four couples who have been recognized as among the nation's best young farmers.
A colorful Mississippi state lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade drew a standing ovation from colleagues Friday after announcing from the House floor that he has dementia, vowing to live out his days with "the gusto of a hound dog."
A Mississippi catfish processor is recalling 1,700 pounds of fish after the U.S. Department of Agriculture found that it contained chemicals banned in fish farming.
People who commit crimes in Mississippi against law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency workers will face doubled penalties starting July 1.
It's been obvious for months that Mississippi tax revenues have been lagging, and Friday was a day that legislative leaders and Gov. Phil Bryant faced up to the fact.
A federal judge has sanctioned an attorney who filed a wrongful death lawsuit in the fatal shooting of a Tupelo man by a police officer.
Ward 3 Alderman David Little said the board's decision to send a potential case against a former Starkville Police Department officer to District Attorney Scott Colom for possible prosecution represents a government overreach.
House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six years dismembering President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
The mother of a shooting suspect is behind bars after authorities say she intimidated a witness in her son's case.
The suspect in a shooting at a local convenience store is in Lowndes County Adult Detention Center without bond.
A Columbus pilot has been sentenced to jail time overseas for being under the influence of alcohol while preparing to fly from Scotland to New Jersey.
Buckle up, Mississippi, because it could soon be the law, no matter where you sit in a car.
It's been a different sort of week for the relationship between Columbus' city government and two of its businesses.
Police consultant K.B. Turner on Thursday threw his support behind Columbus Mayor Robert Smith and the city council's recent decisions to roll back the hours of businesses that are hot spots for crime.
Six hundred forty-four miles isn't to far to travel for Jessica Cade.
One Starkville alderman says he's interested in establishing a fee for certain special events that require additional police coverage and other in-kind services from the city, while the mayor said additional costs could create a "chilling effect" on community development.
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