President Donald Trump renewed his threat Wednesday to send more troops to the U.S.-Mexico border following an incident in which Mexican soldiers confronted U.S. personnel.
Columbus project manager Jabari Edwards has accumulated more than $688,000 in federal tax liens since 2017, either personally or through one of his many business ventures.
President Donald Trump has declared Lowndes and six other counties in Mississippi federal disaster areas in response to a Feb. 23 EF-3 tornado and subsequent flooding, according to a Mississippi Emergency Management Agency press release issued Tuesday.
Fairview Elementary students will begin next year building their understanding of computer technology from the inside-out. Literally.
Errolyn Gray has been named the new director of Volunteer Columbus for United Way of Lowndes County.
A federal lawsuit against Oktibbeha County and County Road Manager Fred Hal Baggett has settled.
Mississippi officials say they're investigating a third site where a traveler passing through Mississippi could have infected people with measles.
The lawyers' ads on the internet aggressively seeking clients to file sexual abuse lawsuits give a taste of what lies ahead this year for the Boy Scouts of America: potentially the most fateful chapter in its 109-year history.
U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles equipped with bags that may not inflate in a crash. The problem could be responsible for as many as eight deaths.
Many of the suicide bombers who killed more than 350 people in a series of coordinated Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka were highly educated and came from well-off families, the junior defense minister said Wednesday.
After touring the National Lynching Memorial recently, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke of the "shame" he felt that some white people "kind of looked the other way during these lynching incidents."
Former Starkville Parks and Recreation Director Herman Peters has pleaded guilty for his role in an embezzlement case that saw multiple former parks employees arrested in 2017 and 2018.
Tomas Bradford was sentenced to 30 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections on Monday for a 2016 armed robbery and deadly shooting.
Starkville police are investigating an early Saturday morning shooting that hospitalized two people.
With the approach of the soccer season five months away, Caledonia officials met Monday evening to go over plans to light two of the four soccer fields. What they got instead was sticker shock, which may again threaten to disrupt the town's plans for the soccer season.
Sale Elementary fifth grade student JaeQuoyiah Mixon, 10, raps about the end-of-year state assessments at the school cafeteria Monday afternoon. Mixon rapped with Atlanta-based musician and 2009 Columbus graduate David Horton. They performed a school collaborated hype song with the lyrics: "I had to boss up for my test. I had to stomp my failure's neck." Sale Elementary held a pep rally encouraging students to BOSS the test, building on student success. Mixon is the daughter of LaQuanda Ash.
The College Board in Mississippi says its preferred candidate to become the next president of Alcorn State University is an experienced administrator who earned her undergraduate degree from the school.
Authorities say they will bring charges against a 24-year-old man who met a 13-year-old Mississippi girl online and then picked her up and took her to Louisiana.
1. Man sentenced to 30 years for Camelot Apartments death STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. J5, Edwards accrue hefty IRS tax liens COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Two injured after being shot in vehicle on Hwy. 82 STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Former Starkville parks director pleads guilty to defrauding state STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Gray new Volunteer Columbus director COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY