With less than a month before the Town of Millport must resolve its lingering issues with its waste water lagoon, there's a chance the city will have to purchase land from Lamar County to keep costs within the $350,000 threshold of a grant from the Alabama Department of Economic Community Affairs.
A Crawford toddler died Thursday following a one-car accident that occurred earlier in the week.
The latest series of unemployment data from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security brings good news and bad news.
Local retailers are gearing up for this weekend's sales tax free event. Beginning Friday, the state of Mississippi offers sales tax exemptions on clothing and footwear.
The photos taken nearly a mile under the Gulf of Mexico are so clear that small holes are visible in a lifeboat that may have gone down or been scuttled when a passenger ship was sunk by a Nazi submarine in 1942.
A newly hired lawyer for the only suspect arrested in a deadly gunfight on New Orleans' Bourbon Street said Wednesday he believes video evidence will clear his client.
Vernon Mayor Glenn Crawford hopes minor repairs to a mile-and-a-half stretch of Highway 18 will be made after Alabama Department of Transportation officials hear an update Thursday of recent work completed by the state agency.
With the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery voting rights march coming up next year, the National Park Service has chosen Alabama State University as one of the locations for exhibits honoring the historic 1965 march and its impact on American government.
For the first time, the spotlight that comes with the Mississippi High School Activities Association's state championship football games will shine on the state's brightest stages.
A visitor's eyes turn to a green box of tissues that sits on the long, polished wood table surrounded by black, plush leather chairs in Carol Armstrong's office. "There's a reason those are here," Armstrong said. Armstrong is an immigration lawyer, and often the stories she hears bring her and her clients to tears.
Sales tax revenue is up in this Clay County town. A lot. Altogether, the city received $128,098 more in sales tax revenue from the Mississippi Department of Revenue for the last fiscal year than it did for the previous.
MACON -- An old machine gun with an unknown past sits in City Hall and no one can say for sure how it got there.
A 28-year-old man was shot and killed just inside the door of Graceland Too, a 24-hour Elvis Presley tourist attraction in the northern Mississippi town of Holly Springs, authorities said Wednesday.
Before Lowndes County supervisors approved a $10 million commitment toward what East Mississippi Community College and Golden Triangle Development LINK officials are referring to as a new Center for Manufacturing and Technology Excellence "on steroids," Malcolm Portera told them about a recent economy index that had Mississippi ranked dead last out of 50 states.
Millport resident Brenda Medley is keen to see the city improve water pressure for her home and those owned by others along Highway 96 and Payne Chapel Road after dealing with low pressure and sometimes discolored water, she told the Millport Town Council Monday night.
Two sisters charged with the stabbing death of a Hamilton man pleaded guilty in Clay County Circuit Court on Monday.
A former Monroe County sheriff's deputy has been ordered to serve probation on charges he punched a man while on duty.
Clay County supervisors unanimously approved an inter-local agreement with East Mississippi Community College to set aside money for a new workforce training facility.
1. Suspected shooter's family says lover's quarrel led to incident COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Highway 50 shutting down tonight COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Former CMSD choir director indicted for child exploitation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Columbus teen charged with statutory rape COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY