When CEO and general manager Joe Cade steps away from the helm of 4-County Electric Power Association in September, he'll have much more time on his hands. With that newfound freedom, Cade hopes to concentrate on two things -- Ford Mustangs and New Orleans Saints football.
After more than a year of volunteering at a low-income housing complex, women from Starkville's First United Methodist Church realized residents lacked something simple: Access to books.
Six years in a row, New Hope resident Lynn Pope and her family welcomed strangers into their home.
Mississippi State University will break ground this fall on a $9 million parking garage, said Jeremiah Dumas, director of the university's Parking and Transit Services.
The Bouncing Betty had finally settled on a member lineup early last year when the band's lead singer suddenly died after a performance.
In 2000, Richi James Lesley was enrolled in his final year at Mississippi State University when he learned something about himself that changed his life.
Four years ago, Columbus resident and music fanatic Jami Nettles left the continent to see her favorite band.
Despite Mississippi Blood Services hosting five to 10 drives a day, the center's blood banks are in short supply.
Last fall, members of Starkville-based blues band Stormy Monday left a gig mad at their performance -- not because they hadn't pleased the crowd but because they knew they could do better.
In Oktibbeha County, just southwest of Starkville, sits a "dusty, dirty road."
For the past 11 years, Mississippi State Professor Sandy Devlin has raised thousands of dollars to put on a summer camp.
When owner Doug Pellum opened Zachary's restaurant in 2001, he wanted to create the kind of space he'd like to visit -- a community-oriented dive bar with great food and a lively atmosphere.
A Noxubee County man died over the weekend after suffering multiple gunshot wounds.
Though Big Hoss and the Little Joes may be less than a year old, the band's five members are no strangers to Columbus' music scene.
Starkville pastor Mary Carr had been preaching at Antioch Baptist Church for 13 years last November when she learned her church home would face condemnation if the building didn't receive repairs.
The Starkville Board of Aldermen confirmed in a Friday work session at city hall it will vote at its next board meeting on whether to begin accepting proposals from contractors for replacing water and sewer infrastructure in Starkville's Pleasant Acres neighborhood.
In a state where illiteracy rates top the national average, local libraries have implemented summer programs to get Mississippi's youngest reading.
Marvin "M.C." Ellis, 82, has been growing food most of his life. In 1997, he decided to make a business of it at the Columbus farmers market.
Along nearly 200 feet of brick backdrop on Waterworks Road in Columbus sits a hidden gem -- a whimsically designed black and white mural adding "a touch of something fun" to a warehouse-spotted property.
Two Lowndes County residents face felony charges after breaking into American Mini Storage units Sunday on Cal Kolola Road in Caledonia.
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