A Pickens County, Alabama teacher previously charged with multiple counts of having sex with a student now faces an additional 16 charges.
Although its funding request for next year will go up slightly, Lowndes County School District Administrator Kenneth Hughes doesn't expect to see an increase in millage when the district presents its budget for 2017.
Unemployment is up across the state, but labor statistics officials say that's not cause for concern.
Local libraries have always been a source of information and creativity, but they have evolved into community centers packed with developmental programs and essential resources. As a result of budget cuts to the Mississippi Library Commission, many small, community libraries may struggle to provide those services on which community members rely.
Imagine a student leaving school each Friday afternoon not knowing if they will eat before returning to school Monday morning. Now imagine, instead of two days, the child must endure two months of food insecurity during schools' summer vacations.
The daughters of a man shot and killed during a raid by Monroe County Sheriff's Office deputies last fall have filed a federal lawsuit against Monroe County.
One shot. One goal. It sounds simple, but when your breathing accelerates and you can hear your heart pounding and you see how the beats shake your hands, focusing on one shot can be a daunting task.
Authorities say a man has been killed and two others, including a Louisiana state trooper, have been injured following two crashes that occurred after a driver pulled over to urinate.
STARKVILLE -- One more win. The top-seeded and No. 4 Mississippi State University baseball team moved into the championship round of the Starkville Regional with a 4-1 victory against Cal State Fullerton on Saturday night at Dudy Noble Field.
A bumblebee feeds on the nectar of a marigold recently near Millport, Ala.
It is still possible to encounter "No Guns Allowed" signs around the area. You just won't see them at any county-owned buildings.
Mississippi libraries are bracing for tightened belts after a cut in state funding to the Mississippi Library Commission.
Golden Triangle firefighters are urging the public to utilize safe practices and common sense over the Memorial Day weekend.
The last time unemployment rates in Lowndes County were this low? 2001.
A West Point couple is dead following a house fire.
A city council member from Mobile, Alabama, was hospitalized in stable condition Monday after he was shot in the face while traveling in Johannesburg, South Africa, a family representative said.
Campaigns are gearing up in some Mississippi cities, even though elections for mayors, aldermen and city council members are a year away in most places.
1. Spears: CMSD tax hike unnecessary COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Higgins: $150 million project eying Lowndes Port COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. CPD officer involved in fight to go before city council COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. MSU horticulture student gains experience at Smith Landscaping COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Two sessions planned on proposed tax increases COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY