A woman in Clay County has been jailed for allegedly kidnapping her granddaughter, initiating an Amber Alert, Wednesday night.
Although unemployment rates spiked in Clay, Lowndes, Oktibbeha and Noxubee counties in May -- increases of anywhere from 1 percent to 1.7 percent compared to April -- data released by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security suggests that the unemployment rates have flattened after a steady increase over the past year.
A West Point man has died either just before or during a car accident near Walmart off Highway 45 South Alternate Monday.
Fifty children started tearing up during a special program at the Boys and Girls Club Thursday, but the adults in the room urged them not to worry -- crying while chopping onions is a common occurrence.
The son of a state legislator will spend three years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to robbery.
The town of Caledonia hopes to make a big splash at a one-acre parcel located next to the YMCA.
In a state where illiteracy rates top the national average, local libraries have implemented summer programs to get Mississippi's youngest reading.
The Mississippi State Auditor's Office is investigating Oktibbeha County officials for potentially wrongly giving away almost $3,000 in county property to a private citizen.
Bells at St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Columbus will ring Tuesday with a tribute to civil rights activist Medgar Evers.
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.
More than 60 school districts in Mississippi had a 95% or higher passing rate on the third grade reading assessment this year.
If you are looking for a way to remain optimistic about gasoline prices, the best thing to note is that it could be worse, said Don Redman of AAA, which monitors gas prices.
Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi easily won a Republican primary Tuesday, months after being endorsed by President Donald Trump and the same day Trump tweeted that the legislator "has my total support!"
A man was taken to OCH Regional Medical Center with minor injuries early Monday morning after he crossed the Lowndes-Oktibbeha line fleeing from law enforcement.
Registered voters in Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties may vote in the state's Congressional primary election beginning at 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Local circuit clerks expect low turn-out for Tuesday's primary elections.
Columbus Municipal and Starkville-Oktibbeha school districts aim to serve more than 40,000 meals this summer, at no cost, to children 18 and younger.
1. Cracker Barrel employee shot at restaurant COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. MSU alum, convenience store owner gives away Rally Bananas to MSU fans in Omaha STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Cracker Barrel shooting suspect captured in Tennessee COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. CMSD board approves sale of Lee Middle property COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Prather named interim CEO for Partnership STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY