The last time unemployment rates in Lowndes County were this low? 2001.
A West Point couple is dead following a house fire.
A city council member from Mobile, Alabama, was hospitalized in stable condition Monday after he was shot in the face while traveling in Johannesburg, South Africa, a family representative said.
Campaigns are gearing up in some Mississippi cities, even though elections for mayors, aldermen and city council members are a year away in most places.
Mantee resident Kayle Johnson, 26, decided she wanted more out of life.
A company that once was one of the largest employers in a north Mississippi city has ended production at a manufacturing plant.
A honeybee gathers pollen on a rose blossom Thursday in rural Lamar County, Alabama.
Local teen birth rates are following state and national trends downward, according to a recent Center for Disease Control and Prevention report and state records.
The "gate" to the fourth grade could close on as many as 202 third-graders in the Golden Triangle, based on the results of April's Third-Grade Reading Assessment.
Jeffery Simmons will have to wait at least one more month to find out his fate.
Twelve Mississippi airports will benefit from more than $4.15 million in grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation to help with facility upgrades.
A beekeeper looking to take the sting out of the purchase price for boxes needed to ship his honey bees turned to the Residential Carpentry Technology program at East Mississippi Community College's West Point campus.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections has changed policies for state prisoners which could affect local jails in counties around the state.
A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report in April found that suicides across the U.S. have risen since 1999. That trend seems to hold true for Mississippi, too.
Artesia will be officially smoke free in a week.
On April 27, 2011, a series of tornadoes killed hundreds of people, injured thousands and reduced countless buildings to rubble across a swath of the U.S.
A storm system that forecasters fear will fuel a tornado outbreak in the nation's midsection could also bring severe weather to the Deep South.
During the summer of 2014, law enforcement agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics, while flying in a helicopter, spotted marijuana growing in a garden near a home in Macon.
Two people sustained life-threatening injuries Thursday in two separate car accidents.
1. Historic Columbus mansion gets new owner COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Tedford gets 15 years in prison COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Arrest report 5-24-16 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Testimony: Rape suspect's DNA found on victim STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY