Johnny Moore quickly left the Oktibbeha County circuit courtroom Friday following a judge's ruling he would not be made mayor of Starkville.
Mayor Lynn Spruill wanted to treat the days leading up to Friday no differently than any of the others since she took office more than a year ago.
The city of Columbus is defending itself against claims it has withheld money rightfully belonging to Lowndes County since the Columbus-Lowndes Recreation Authority dissolved last October.
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.
Scorching heat was spreading Friday across much of the South, where temperatures are expected to soar over 100 degrees and persist into next week.
Many anxious American farmers are delaying purchases and investment while hoping for a truce in a U.S.-China trade war that has left their crops at a competitive disadvantage overseas.
The Mississippi attorney general said Thursday that he might ask the state auditor or another independent investigator to look at records about a $2 million state road that was proposed near the lieutenant governor's home.
Donald Trump said Saturday he finds it "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client, as the president weighed in after the disclosure that in the weeks before the 2016 election, his then-personal attorney secretly recorded their discussion about a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with Trump.
Political spending in the U.S. is about to become even more secretive after the IRS this week dropped a requirement that many nonprofits have to provide lists of their major donors.
James Meredith is a civil rights legend who resists neatly defined narratives.
"Grab the baby!" Those were the last words Tia Coleman recalls her sister-in-law yelling before the tourist boat they were on sank into a Missouri lake, killing 17 people, including nine of Coleman's family members.
A circuit court judge has ruled Mayor Lynn Spruill the victor in last year's mayoral runoff election.
County supervisors now say they are willing to negotiate the details of a potential $80,000 increase in the fee Lowndes County charges the city of Columbus to collect its property taxes.
Lowndes County Emergency Services Director Cindy Lawrence packed a lot of information into her 30-minute appearance at Thursday's Columbus Exchange Club meeting at Lion Hills Center, detailing the work of the LCES, informing the audience how to prepare for emergencies and outlining how her agency operates.
Four years ago, Columbus resident and music fanatic Jami Nettles left the continent to see her favorite band.
Thursday was, as Emil Lovely described it, time to say goodbye to Beattie Street. Soon it will be time to say hello to Roosevelt Taylor Sr. Drive.
Mississippi State University will host its first dyslexia seminar Saturday geared toward children.
Unbowed by swirling criticism of his summit encounter with Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump swiftly invited the Russian leader to the White House this fall for a second get-together.
Overstreet Elementary School has a new interim principal after the Starkville Oktibbeha Consolidated School District Board moved former principal Tim Bourne to a new administrative position at Tuesday's meeting.
A Columbus man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly molesting a child.
2. SOCSD board approves administrative moves STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Moore attorney 'disappointed and shocked' by judge's ruling STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Spruill stays: Judge Ford's ruling ends yearlong challenge STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. County, city agree to negotiate tax collection fee COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY