After a two-year break due to a 2019 tornado and the 2020 pandemic, the Seventh Avenue Heritage Festival will be held Oct. 1-2 at the corner of Seventh Avenue and Helen J. Karriem Way (15th Street North).
As a part of its RURAL Study program, the University of Mississippi Medical Center will hold pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics at five locations in Oktibbeha County between Oct. 2-7.
After more than 15 years in Columbus, Beauty Mark is closing its doors.
Business brief: International Paper Columbus Mill’s Charity Golf Tournament raises $63,550 for United Way of Lowndes & Noxubee
COLUMBUS — Eighty golfers and a team of volunteers gathered at Elm Lake Golf Course on Friday, September 17 for a day of outdoor fun
One desperate California school district is sending flyers home in students’ lunchboxes, telling parents it’s “now hiring.” Elsewhere, principals are filling in as crossing guards, teachers are being offered signing bonuses and schools are moving back to online learning.
A day after assuming his job, Florida’s newly appointed surgeon general on Wednesday signed new protocols allowing parents to decide whether their children should quarantine or stay in school if they are asymptomatic after being exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
Columbus City Council voted 3-2 on Tuesday to earmark $1.3 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds for one-time employee stipends but will not spend that money until the city has clear legal guidance on who exactly can receive it.
Starkville resident Kristin Fuhrmann lives in the Northgate subdivision on the north side of town and said she has murky, brown water flow out of her faucets a few times a month.
A Starkville man is behind bars after he robbed Renasant Bank on Tuesday afternoon.
Starkville residents may soon be allowed to drive golf carts throughout the city.
A federal appeals court is set to hear arguments Wednesday in a lawsuit that seeks to overturn Mississippi’s ban on voting rights for people convicted of some felonies — a case that could affect thousands of people.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections is taking over operation of Marshall County Correctional Facility, a prison that has been privately run since it opened 25 years ago.
The House voted to keep the government funded, suspend the federal debt limit and provide disaster and refugee aid, setting up a high-stakes showdown with Republicans who oppose the package despite the risk of triggering a fiscal crisis.
The White House is facing sharp condemnation from Democrats for its handling of the influx of Haitian migrants at the U.S. southern border, after images of U.S. Border Patrol agents on horseback using aggressive tactics went viral this week.
Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and The New York Times over a 2018 story about his family’s wealth and tax practices that was partly based on confidential documents she provided to the newspaper’s reporters.
COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans.
A top Southern Baptist Convention committee agreed Tuesday to fund a third-party investigation into its handling of sexual abuse allegations but held off on waiving its attorney-client privilege for the probe, delaying for the future a decision seen as a key demand of the thousands of Southern Baptists who set the review in motion.
George Holliday, the Los Angeles plumber who shot grainy video of four white police officers beating Black motorist Rodney King in 1991, has died of complications of COVID-19, a friend said Monday.
The ancient massive trees of Sequoia National Park’s famed Giant Forest were unscathed Tuesday even though a wildfire has been burning near them on the western side of California’s Sierra Nevada for nearly two weeks.
While there has been a decline in births in the U.S. during the pandemic, a new report released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau suggests the drop may have turned a corner last March as births started rebounding.