One day after a hard overnight freeze earlier this month, Starkville resident Vaughn Nickels went into her kitchen to find what she described as a "waterfall."
Snow, ice and a record-breaking blast of cold closed runways, highways, schools and government offices across the South and sent cars sliding off roads Wednesday in a corner of the country ill-equipped to deal with wintry weather.
Bitter cold, but quiet. Utility companies and law enforcement said there were no major power outages or accidents since the winter storm began moving through the Golden Triangle Tuesday morning.
Mississippi State University's Starkville campus and the Mississippi University for Women in Columbus have canceled classes Tuesday due to the threat of inclement weather, officials from both universities announced.
A sellout crowd listens to David L. Beckley, president of Rust College, speak during the MLK Commemoration Breakfast this morning at Trotter Convention Center in Columbus. Today is the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday.
While the most severe weather conditions related to the winter storm passing through the state tonight and early Tuesday should stay well north of the Golden Triangle, the storm could still create some hazardous conditions here, said a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Jackson.
On his death bed before Christmas, my brother Russell at age 83 once again told me the story of how in 1954 he and his Ole Miss Sigma Nu brothers kidnapped Bully, Mississippi State's beloved mascot.
More candidates, including two from Columbus and one from Starkville, have qualified to seek judicial seats on the Mississippi 14th Chancery District Court.
District Attorney Scott Colom estimates embezzlement - which he defines as someone who legally possesses funds or assets misappropriating them - is one of the more common property crimes, more frequent than grand larceny and up there with passing bad checks.
Not everyone in Caledonia has had the flu this winter. It just seems like it.
Starkville Police Department arrested a former Armstrong Middle School teacher Wednesday for allegedly attempting to entice a child.
Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to eight vehicle accidents, with no fatalities, in Troop G over the New Year's holiday weekend, according to troop Master Sgt. Criss Turnipseed.
Temperatures plummeted overnight to 2 degrees in the north Georgia mountains, 14 in Atlanta and 26 as far south as New Orleans as the Gulf Coast felt more like Green Bay.
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Forecasters issued winter weather advisories across much of the Deep South ahead of plunging temperatures that are expected to last for the next several days.
For economists, 4 percent is considered full employment.
For most people, the arrival of Christmas means the end of the season of giving.
A West Point woman has been charged with capital murder after local police and the Mississippi Fire Marshal's Office uncovered evidence she allegedly set a house fire that killed a 62-year-old disabled man on Thanksgiving.
A West Point woman has been charged with capital murder after West Point authorities and the Mississippi Fire Marshal's Office uncovered evidence she allegedly set a house fire that killed a 62-year-old disabled man on Thanksgiving.
An accused drug dealer has turned himself in to the Clay County Sheriff's Office days after authorities say they found more than $10,000 worth of methamphetamine in his home.
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