Women seeking treatment for drug and alcohol addiction through Recovery House in Lowndes County now have immediate access to additional services since Community Counseling Services acquired the program in January.
Golden Triangle Early College High School students' accountability exam scores will be credited to each student's home district as of this fall.
Columbus Municipal School District spends roughly $1 million less than Starkville per year to provide bus service for its students by outsourcing its operation. But Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District officials are convinced the control and efficiency gained from operating the service in-house is worth the cost difference.
Dakiriyah Doss, 15, said she didn't know when she applied to Mississippi Governor's School that she would be helping her fellow classmates at Columbus High School.
Authorities are seeking a suspect in a high-speed chase that began in Lowndes County and ended in Oktibbeha County Friday afternoon.
If mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun, as Noel Coward suggested, who goes out to a Mississippi golf course in August? The finest women amateur golfers in the world, that's who.
When Lowndes County Board of Supervisors President Harry Sanders thinks of Republican U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, who died Thursday at age 81, he remembers the senator's sense of humor.
Brooke Washington, 11, really wanted to set up a lemonade stand last year. Although Lemonade Day, a national event designed to teach kids the basic skills for owning and running a business, was only held in Starkville, Washington opened up shop in her front yard in Columbus. Brooke's mother, Yolanda Washington, said Brooke's first business was booming last summer, selling lemonade to passersby for $1 per cup.
Kampgrounds of America has fired a worker who threatened two visitors to a campsite at the Oktibbeha County Lake, according to a company spokesman.
A Clay County jury has ruled in favor of a local security guard and the company that owned a West Point restaurant in a lawsuit accusing them of allowing a 2014 altercation at Huddle House that left two men seriously injured and sent three others to prison.
Nearly 40 percent of third graders at Columbus Municipal School District did not pass the third grade reading exam the state requires to advance to fourth grade.
In Mississippi, one-in-four children struggle with food insecurity. According to feedingamerica.org, that's nearly 165,000 children in Mississippi that may not know where their next meal will come from.
Fiscal year-to-date sales tax collections are up across the Golden Triangle, despite a dip in revenue for the month in Columbus.
Candidates for Mississippi legislative offices had raised thousands of dollars by the end of the first reporting period Friday, when candidates were required to report contributions and disbursements to the Mississippi Secretary of State's Office.
Northeast Mississippi is leading the state in criminalizing the possession and sale of kratom, a legal but unregulated herbal product.
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