Starkville-based learning management system CampusKnot received state funding earlier this year for a pilot program to implement its software in high schools throughout the state -- including West Point and, possibly, Columbus high schools.
More than a century in the making, the 234-mile Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway was supposed to fulfill a dream of "orderly growth and prosperity" when it opened in 1985, snaking its way through the poor, rural Deep South.
A small crowd gathered on the front lawn of Superior Catfish Products in Macon on Tuesday to celebrate the groundbreaking for an expansion that will double the size of the facility and bring new jobs to Noxubee County.
Lowndes County School District finally has its A. Mississippi Department of Education accountability ratings released Tuesday afternoon rank LCSD among 27 A-rated districts in the state, after several years of the district gradually creeping up to the top mark.
Community Counseling Services administrators want to reach at least 400 more youth with the help of a nearly $5 million grant to expand services throughout the Golden Triangle and beyond over the next five years.
Two people, including a Columbus teenager, died in a two-vehicle accident in Lamar County, Alabama Thursday.
East Mississippi Community College will become the governing authority over the Golden Triangle Early College High School program, pending approval from all five participating school districts in the area.
A Starkville woman died in a two-vehicle accident in Lowndes County Friday morning, according to a Mississippi Highway Patrol press release.
Northern Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley says the only way for rural Mississippians to access high speed internet is if electric cooperatives in the state provide it to them.
A 17-year-old student was arrested Saturday in connection with a shooting that happened at a high school football game in Alabama, leaving at least 10 people injured.
About 17 years ago when Judge Jim Kitchens first became a judge for the 16th Circuit District, he gave a group of elementary students a tour of the Clay County Courthouse. He asked them if they knew why it was called a courthouse -- expecting them, he said, to give the answer that it was where court takes place. Instead, one child said: "Because this is where justice lives."
Bruce Johnston's sign worked. It said, "Honk if you're fed up with AT&T," and several cars and trucks blared their horns at the group of nine men at the corner of Bluecutt Road and North Fifth Street in Columbus on Tuesday.
STARKVILLE -- Suspensions for Mississippi State football players are expected to be announced Saturday ahead of the team's season opener against Louisiana following Friday's revelations that 10 MSU football players and one men's basketball player were involved in academic misconduct.
The NCAA announced Friday that a former Mississippi State student and part-time athletic tutor violated the governing bodies' rules and regulations in aiding 10 football players and one men's basketball player in an online chemistry class.
An interim sheriff is in place for a Mississippi county.
A northeast Mississippi sheriff who was unseated in a primary election earlier this month has resigned abruptly amid an investigation, while the Democrat who defeated him is running unopposed after a Republican dropped out of the race.
1. City council recognizes CPD officers for response to burglary ring COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Caledonia student arrested for allegedly threatening other students COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. City will renew partnership with LINK COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY