Police made a fifth arrest Friday in the investigation of a Cotton District fistfight in the early morning hours of Sept. 8.
A variety of renovations and additions to local parks in the next few years are under consideration, including a skate park, a wheelchair-accessible playground, a new Moncrief Park pool house and the movement of Starkville's community garden from one park to another.
Air Force officers Maj. Jonathan Leetch and Capt. Matthew Carpenter had been walking 32 hours, without stopping to sleep in a hotel or eat at a restaurant, when they arrived at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum on Wednesday. It had been 18 years to the day since the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
Property tax rates are dropping for Lowndes County and its school district after the tax assessor's office changed the way it will tax a local power plant.
The first time Greg Jones performed CPR in a real emergency, it wasn't enough. Jones was on leave from military duty and he and two volunteer firefighters -- one of whom was Jones' brother -- were trying to help an unresponsive woman in New Hope. She didn't make it.
A Democrat who tried to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in Mississippi last year is seeking money to challenge her again in 2020.
The head of the Mississippi Department of Public Safety told lawmakers Friday that his agency is working to reduce long waiting times at driver's license offices.
Two former employees of a southwest Mississippi city are pursuing legal action, claiming black officials fired them because they were white.
The chairman of the House intelligence committee has issued a subpoena to the acting Director of National Intelligence, saying Joseph Maguire is withholding a whistleblower complaint from Congress.
Beto O'Rourke's "hell yes" moment at the Democrats' presidential debate is scrambling his party's message on guns.
The White House announced Saturday that Hamza bin Laden , the son of the late al-Qaida leader who had become an increasingly prominent figure in the terrorist organization, was killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region.
China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, adding to conciliatory gestures by the two sides ahead of negotiations.
The opioid crisis has hit virtually every pocket of the U.S., from rural towns in deeply conservative states to big cities in liberal-leaning ones. But a curious divide has opened up.
Mississippi's state auditor says accounting and contracting problems at the state's Blues Commission are so severe that the commission should be abolished and its responsibilities handed to the nonprofit Mississippi Blues Foundation.
For the second time in 14 months, the Lowndes County Port Authority has landed a major grant from the Mississippi Department of Transportation to upgrade equipment at its facilities.
The Mississippi Supreme Court put the final nail in the coffin last week on a civil lawsuit that lasted two years, eight months and challenged the rezoning of the North Star Industrial Park property in north Starkville.
For Ward 4 Columbus councilman, Thursday's first special-call council meeting was short and sweet.
Community Counseling Services administrators want to reach at least 400 more youth with the help of a nearly $5 million grant to expand services throughout the Golden Triangle and beyond over the next five years.
Two people, including a Columbus teenager, died in a two-vehicle accident in Lamar County, Alabama Thursday.
Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves' campaign said Thursday that an investigative report about him that was published by his rival in the Mississippi governor's race, Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood, is "deceptive."
2. Columbus native helps save life in Pearl classroom COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. After nearly three years in legal limbo, North Star Industrial Park can move forward STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Lowndes port lands grant to upgrade equipment COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Property tax rates go down for Lowndes, LCSD COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY