Randolph Russell did not come to the Columbus Rotary Club empty-handed Tuesday. The Georgia businessman and musician brought with him two boxes of his self-published book and a saxophone.
A Columbus teenager and West Point High School student has died following a car accident in Clay County Tuesday evening.
Before students were served their lunches on Tuesday, the Henderson Ward Stewart cafeteria staff was still busy putting the final touches on today's menu. The 12-person team stacked trays of pecan pies, hot dinner rolls, gravy and cranberry sauce for the busiest meal of the year.
For Lee Ann Turner, the wait to see if she would advance to a runoff in a tightly contested chancery judge race was "certainly not a fun process."
The Martha Claire Kennedy Fitzner Concert Series returns Sunday to St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Columbus with a performance by award-winning organist Joby Bell of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Boone, North Carolina.
National Democrats are focusing on Mississippi's U.S. Senate runoff, a year after winning a longshot contest in another Deep South state dominated by Republicans.
Forecasters are warning that snow, sleet and freezing rain are likely Wednesday and Thursday across parts of the South.
A study of whether ingredients extracted from marijuana can reduce seizures in children is moving ahead in Mississippi.
The nation's leading e-cigarette maker is halting store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids.
Maryland is challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as the new U.S. acting attorney general, arguing that President Donald Trump sidestepped the Constitution and the Justice Department's own succession plan by elevating Whitaker to the top job.
A Mississippi coroner and the state's crime lab are blaming each other for delays in completing an autopsy report in a year-old murder case.
A Starkville priest is in the crosshairs of a federal investigation into allegations of fraud and has been removed from duty at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
A Lowndes County woman shot as a bystander in an officer-involved shooting in Columbus a year ago has filed a federal lawsuit against the city and the officer she says shot her.
A 20-year-old man has died after he and several others were apparently playing a Russian roulette-style game over the weekend.
Although details are few, it appears historic Waverley Mansion may soon have a new owner.
Congress returns to a changed political landscape Tuesday as newly-elected lawmakers arrive in Washington, the parties elect new leadership and incumbents square off for one final legislative sprint before House Democrats take power.
The dead were found in burned-out cars, in the smoldering ruins of their homes, or next to their vehicles, apparently overcome by smoke and flames before they could jump in behind the wheel and escape.
CNN is suing the Trump administration, demanding that correspondent Jim Acosta's press credentials to cover the White House be returned.
Roman Catholic church offices in Alabama and Mississippi will publicly release the names of clergy members accused of sexually abusing minors over decades, church leaders said.
A video of a white U.S. senator from Mississippi making a flip reference to a "public hanging" is incensing voters in a special election runoff, drawing attention to the state's history of lynching and boosting Democrats' hope of pulling off a stunner in the Deep South.
1. Russian-roulette-style game claims New Hope man's life COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Affidavit: Catholic priest covered up HIV diagnosis, misused donations STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. City faces lawsuit from bystander injured in officer-involved shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY