Dale Robertson said Beverly Norris has been encouraging him as a musician since he was a teenager.
A man walks through a neighborhood or parking lot, tugging on vehicle door handles until he finds one unlocked. When he opens the door, there's a handgun in plain view on the passenger seat. The burglar takes it, along with some other unsecured valuables, and leaves the area.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen will vote Tuesday on a tax increment finance plan for a retail shopping center development project at the intersection of Highway 12 and Industrial Park Road.
Joe Darby, a South Carolina pastor in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, pondered a sensitive question that he knew was on the mind of his congregation. Would black voters be able to reconcile their conservative religious doctrine with voting for a gay candidate for president?
Beto O'Rourke on Friday became the first Democratic presidential candidate to visit one of the Mississippi towns where federal immigration agents raided chicken processing plants and arrested nearly 700 people -- kicking off a new phase of his campaign he says will focus on President Donald Trump's damaging policies.
President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike him should base their ballots on the nation's strong growth and low unemployment rate.
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.
Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Iowa next week to do something that Native Americans say doesn't happen enough: court their vote.
You're not the only one confused about where the economy is headed. Just look at the stock market, where perplexed investors have been sending stocks on a wild ride in August.
Alaska has been America's canary in the coal mine for climate warming, and the yellow bird is swooning.
Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," died Friday at his home of complications from lung cancer.
A police chase from eastern Lowndes County into Alabama involving speeds of up to 90 mph and a deputy firing shots ended with an Ethelsville, Alabama man in custody Wednesday night.
A Crawford man has died after he was shot during what authorities described as a struggle over a weapon during a domestic dispute Thursday night.
C Spire is slated to bring gigabit internet to homeowners and businesses throughout Lowndes County. Lowndes County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved its franchise agreement with C Spire during its regular meeting Thursday morning in an effort to increase high-speed internet access to rural areas.
The other students aren't aware of the change in their classmates, but the teachers and counselors are. Children in need of food over the weekends at the Franklin Academy Elementary school in Columbus and in pre-K through eighth grade throughout Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District get bags with four meals in their backpacks on Fridays during the school year, thanks to ministry programs with the First United Methodist churches in Columbus and Starkville.
A Mississippi chicken processing plant fired most of its remaining workers after nearly 100 accused of immigration violations were arrested last week, witnesses said, an indication that the crackdown could make finding work in the state's poultry industry more difficult for Latino immigrants.
July was the hottest month measured on Earth since records began in 1880, the latest in a long line of peaks that scientists say backs up predictions for man-made climate change.
President Donald Trump's encouragement and support of Israel's decision to ban two Democratic lawmakers may play well to his political base, but it could endanger the foundations of the U.S.-Israel relationship in the longer term.
The Roman Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, schools and hospitals, the late financier Jeffrey Epstein are some of the targets named in a flurry of sex abuse lawsuits filed Wednesday in New York as the state began accepting cases once blocked by the statute of limitations.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has confirmed the source of a deadly Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a downtown Atlanta hotel.
1. Fiber internet coming to Lowndes County COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Lowndes man killed during apparent struggle over weapon with son COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Alabama man arrested after high-speed chase from Lowndes to Pickens counties COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Remembering Beverly Norris: The 'princess' of Columbus art COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY