William Vincen "W.V." West, who died Monday at age 89, was a lot of things.
Columbus was voted number 6 in the Best Small Town Cultural Scene category of USA Today's Readers' Choice travel award contest.
For Jason and Kelsey Bigelow, going to church on Sundays has traditionally meant making a trek of more than an hour to and from Tupelo.
Starkville drivers may soon be in for a change to their city's residential parking ordinance.
House Republican leaders suffered an embarrassing setback Friday when conservatives scuttled an ambitious farm bill, part of a high-stakes power play as they once again exert their oversized sway in the House.
Survivors of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, are expressing outrage and heartbreak after authorities said a student killed 10 people Friday at a high school in Texas.
The suspect accused of attacking a Texas high school exchanged "a lot of firepower" with authorities before he surrendered, a top county official said Saturday, a day after the shooting in an art classroom that killed 10 people.
A fire has destroyed a 118-year-old home in northeast Mississippi.
Trustees of Mississippi's eight public universities are giving final approval for tuition increases next fall.
Mississippi's eight public universities plan to raise their admission requirements, in line with changes made earlier to the state's public high school diplomas.
Bruce Boynton is a civil rights pioneer most people have never heard of.
A school official in Georgia expressed both remorse and pride Saturday in the aftermath of a deadly shooting that followed a graduation ceremony.
Just hours after the nation's latest school shooting, the debate began anew: Are American schools built in a way that makes them easy targets? Are there too many windows, too many entrances and exits and too few security features?
Columbus police have arrested a man for allegedly shooting into an occupied house last month.
Columbus Light and Water will look to its electric customers to raise $1.4 million in new revenue next fiscal year.
Starkville's Parks and Recreation department is preparing for a busy summer, with new activities and facility locations available for use.
A familiar face is back in the president's office at East Mississippi Community College.
In city government, budget surprises are rarely good news.
Colin Krieger announces his weight loss program to raise money for the Columbus YMCA during a basketball game outside Zachary's Restaurant on Thursday. YMCA board member and Ward 5 Councilman Stephen Jones and Zachary's owner Doug Pellum stand in the background. The goal is for business owners and other sponsors to pledge a certain amount of money for each pound he loses this summer to raise money for the YMCA to add a child development center. "We want to turn our child watch room into a child development center and that requires buying furniture and supplies to set up centers so that it is more educational," said YMCA membership and marketing director Cynthia Mutch.
Four people suspected of being involved in a car theft ring are in the custody of Lowndes County Sheriff's Office.
1. Builder of houses and people: Caledonia builder, Realtor dies at age 89 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus police make arrest in April shooting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. CLW eyes rate, customer surcharge hikes for electric COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Parks partners with SOCSD for joint use of facilities STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Rick Young returns as EMCC interim president COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY