Though there have been no deaths from COVID-19 in the four-county area in several weeks, the numbers of cases in the Golden Triangle are creeping up, with 78 new cases reported between April 7 and 14.
Of all the bills passed into law by the Mississippi Legislature in 2021, one of them raised eyebrows.
Rob Bobo has been declared the Democratic primary winner in the West Point mayoral race after 19 outstanding absentee and affidavit votes were added to the totals Wednesday.
BancorpSouth Bank and Cadence Bank announced in a press release Monday that the two companies have joined together in a merger agreement to create a new Southeastern bank.
She used to be a “five, five and five girl” — five minutes each of prayer, worship and reading her Bible every morning.
Former church members and employees of Vibrant Church in Columbus say church officials turned a blind eye to sexual harassment by lead pastor Jason Delgado, prompting one of the employees to file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Neal Moore admits he’s going about this all backwards.
Medicaid expansion may be the topic at hand, but for Mississippi legislators, Medical Marijuana may be on their minds after Hattiesburg pediatrician John Gaudet filed a proposal for a ballot initiative that would allow voters to decide whether to expand Medicaid, something the state Legislature has steadfastly declined to do for more than a decade.
There were 62 new COVID-19 cases in the four-county area between March 31 and April 7, but no new deaths, according to the most recent data from Mississippi State Department of Health.
As the decisive absentee ballot counting stretched into the early morning hours Wednesday, Rod Bobo debated whether to leave the West Point Civic Center and find out the results later in the day.
Only one of West Point’s four Democratic primary races had been settled Tuesday evening due to a discrepancy in the absentee vote tallies.
Starting July 1, Ward 6 will have a new representative on the Columbus City Council. Republican Jacqueline DiCicco unseated current councilman and Vice Mayor Bill
A pair of selectmen incumbents turned in their pre-primary campaign finance reports with the city clerk’s office Monday, six days after the deadline but a day before primary voters went to the ballot.
Primary battles for city seats in Columbus, Starkville and West Point are set for Tuesday, with polls open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Two Democratic candidates for mayor have raised more than $38,000 combined ahead of Tuesday’s primary election.
4-County Electric Power Association unveiled its rollout plan Thursday for FASTnet, a fiber broadband service, for parts of rural Clay, Choctaw, Lowndes, Monroe, Noxubee and Oktibbeha counties.
Only 28 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the four-county area of Lowndes, Oktibbeha, Clay and Noxubee between March 26 and 31, according to the Mississippi State Department of Health website. No new deaths from the pandemic were reported in those counties during that span.
By the time Columbus municipal candidates in competitive primary races turned in their first campaign finance reports Tuesday afternoon, nearly $5,500 had been raised in the Ward 6 election alone.
Police are searching for the suspect in a weekend shooting downtown that sent one person to the hospital.
Affordability, rate of return and the costs of repairs and upkeep — those are the factors potential buyers should keep in mind when searching for their first ever home, whether they plan to flip it or just move straight in.