The results of Mississippi's first statewide assessment of kindergarten literacy show the majority of the state's youngest students made significant gains this academic year.
A little more than four years after a powerful tornado destroyed most of Smithville, Monroe County residents are cleaning up from another twister.
D'Quaylom Brown graduated high school Saturday, and he knows exactly what's coming next.
A Lamar County grand jury has indicted a Vernon man with two counts of capital murder in the disappearance of Keisha Nicole Sykes.
When the long-debated, often-delayed Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway opened in 1984, critics condemned the almost $2-billion project as an example of "pork barrel" waste while advocates claimed the waterway would become a major shipping corridor, estimating that the waterway would carry 28 million tons in its first year and 99 million tons by 2035.
Golden Triangle high school students who took the WorkKeys test this spring out-performed the regional average.
In her three years as principal at West Clay Elementary School, Dr. Helen Kennard has established rules for what she believes is essential to operating a successful school.
March 18, 2014 -- a day Lowndes County Sheriff Mike Arledge would like to forget. Unfortunately, he never will.
Golden Triangle circuit clerks' offices will remain open until noon Saturday to accommodate absentee voters for Tuesday's special U.S. House of Representatives election.
East Mississippi Community College has found its next president.
Gov. Phil Bryant appointed John W. Starr, the owner of Golden Triangle Periodontal Center and a Mississippi State University graduate, to the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees Tuesday.
Republicans in both chambers of the Alabama Legislature are looking to gambling as a possible component of a solution to the state's budget woes.
Rural Lowndes County has seen a steady downtick of violent crime and property crime in recent year, according to Sheriff Mike Arledge.
State troopers say an inattentive driver caused a crash that killed a west Alabama school bus driver.
Everything about the most famous boxer in the world screams "Vegas" -- the money, fame, headlines, and glitz. Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s roots, though, appear to trace to Monroe County.
A Starkville juvenile faces auto burglary charges after he was apprehended by the Columbus Police Department.
Recently, a lawnmower threw a rock into the glass front door of Sybil Prather's home in east Lowndes County.
A year ago today, a series of tornadoes ripped through Mississippi and other southern states, inflicting hundreds of millions of dollars in damage and costing the lives of 35 people.
1. Ex-office manager arrested for embezzlement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY