The almost two-month burn ban enforced in 52 Mississippi counties, including the Golden Triangle, has been lifted, according to a press release from the Mississippi Forestry Commission.
The drought may not be over, but the burn ban ordered by Gov. Phil Bryant's office may soon end, perhaps as early as today.
Deputies with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Office arrested a Starkville man for a domestic violence incident on Thanksgiving.
The Golden Triangle's industrial development efforts will be in the national spotlight Sunday evening as an episode of CBS' 60 Minutes profiles Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins.
West Point police have issued a call for video footage that may lead to an arrest in the Nov. 25 shooting at Bryan Union Hall that took the life of Dejah Shaw, 21, of West Point.
Bobby Chamberlin defeated Columbus attorney John Brady in a runoff election for a seat on the Mississippi Supreme Court.
Two years ago, when Jason and Courtney Honnoll built their home on Kennard Road southeast of Starkville, Courtney insisted on including a basement.
Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop G saw an active Thanksgiving holiday enforcement period.
Dry tree limbs and wind aren't a good combination.
One woman is dead following a shooting in West Point early Friday morning.
At least three Golden Triangle residents have received misdemeanor citations for violating the nearly-statewide burn ban since it went into effect around mid-October.
There was little change in the latest unemployment numbers at the start of the year's fourth quarter.
Bond has been reduced for an accessory to capital murder suspect charged in the Nov. 6 shooting death of a Mississippi State University student.
Columbus Police Department will begin increasing patrols for the holidays beginning on Wednesday, Police Chief Oscar Lewis said Monday.
More than 50 people have been arrested over the past week in what Monroe County authorities are calling a drug roundup.
STARKVILLE - In six days, the feeding tube will be pulled on the 2016 Mississippi State season, all efforts to revive the patient having been exhausted here at Davis Wade Stadium where Mississippi State fell to Arkansas 58-42 on Saturday, ending the Bulldogs faint bowl hopes and ensuring their first losing season in seven years.
The Thanksgiving holiday is generally considered a time of giving thanks and a time to spend the day eating a feast with friends and family.
Mississippi is no stranger to extreme weather, including droughts.
An inmate has been found dead in his cell at the Monroe County Detention Center.
A man is at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle with a gunshot wound following a shooting on Military Road Wednesday.
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