Six high-level Volkswagen employees from Germany were indicted in the U.S. on Wednesday in the VW emissions-cheating scandal, while the company itself agreed to plead guilty to criminal charges and pay $4.3 billion -- by far the biggest fine ever levied by the government against an automaker.
The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida airport used a gun that he had stored in his checked luggage, raising questions about airport security and whether safety officials need to change the current rules.
A few changes have come to Highway 45 this week as Best Friends Animal Hospital opened Monday at 2116 Hwy. 45 N.
The Ramada Inn in Columbus closed its doors Wednesday.
President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to name China a currency manipulator on his first day in the White House.
East Columbus gained a new business this week.
Stores are pushing deals and incentives like free shipping for the final week of the holiday shopping season, as new numbers show people are so far spending at a bit of a slower pace than last year.
The recently announced closing of the Ritz Cafe in West Point is followed with some reassurance that the space will not be empty long.
A Mississippi bank says it's likely to raise $75 million by selling new stock to investors.
Yahoo has discovered a 3-year-old security breach that enabled a hacker to compromise more than 1 billion user accounts, breaking the company's own humiliating record for the biggest security breach in history.
Anytime Cakes and Dewie's Bake Shop opened Wednesday in Caledonia.
1. LCSO names suspect in Crawford shooting STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Shots fired near the Princess COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Man shot on 7th Avenue Tuesday afternoon COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Mayor seeks moratorium at Princess COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. City, store owner clash after Tuesday shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY