The April unemployment data, released Wednesday by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, showed steady improvement on the local, state and national levels.
Budget cuts are forcing the Mississippi Forestry Commission to reorganize and cut 75 jobs in the process.
Marshall Hardee is on the last leg of a 2,000-plus-mile journey across the country. On foot.
Local legislators on both sides of the aisle are criticizing a colleague's recent Facebook post about the removal of Confederate statues in New Orleans.
A man previously implicated in an "arson for hire" plot in Clay County is now behind bars for allegedly distilling moonshine.
Officers with West Point Police Department are asking for the public's help with an investigation into a Friday drive-by shooting.
Local third graders who failed the Mississippi Assessment Program reading exam have access to intervention that could spur them to higher academic achievement in years to come.
The Columbus Redevelopment Authority is working with Farmer Commercial Properties, a Starkville-based realty firm, to sell the Lee Middle School property on Military Road.
Officers with Columbus Police Department have arrested five West Point residents believed to be involved in a Golden Triangle-wide "burglary ring."
Alabama health officials say norovirus is likely to blame for an illness outbreak at a college baseball tournament in Montgomery.
When Sally Doty was a sophomore at Mississippi University for Women, she had experiences that would put her on the path to becoming a state senator.
The suspect in the shooting death of a Monroe County man Tuesday was formally arraigned for murder on Wednesday.
Alabama moved closer to allowing death row inmates to be executed with nitrogen gas, a method only available in two other states and that has so far never been used.
Democrat Robbie Robinson cruised to a primary victory to secure his second term as mayor.
Stephen and Stephanie Jones show their excitement as the votes are tallied at the Municipal Complex in Columbus Tuesday night. Jones will face Republican Mark Ward for Ward 1 councilman.
Law enforcement knocked on more than 100 doors in Lowndes County over the last two weeks as part of a county-wide address compliance check on registered sex offenders.
Voters in Columbus, Starkville and West Point will head to the polls for municipal election party primaries today.
An organization's recent probe into how well hospitals in Mississippi and Louisiana informed low-income and indigent patients of their charity care policies found one Golden Hospital Triangle lacking.
Fewer Mississippians are looking for work than at any point since 1999, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
Southern Cross Transmission filed a petition with the Mississippi Public Service Commission on Tuesday formally proposing a route for the company's 400-mile, 500-kilovolt wind energy line.
1. Police release more details on cold case murder arrest COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Defendant shows up to court high COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Having a voice: Tyler Edmonds seeks compensation from Mississippi for three years he spent in prison COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Cold case arrest brings closure to family COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY