Self-styled Washington outsider Rand Paul dropped his struggling Republican campaign for president Wednesday and is returning to the Senate to run for re-election.
A Georgia-based poultry company says its Laurel plant will close its deboning lines and lay off about 500 workers by the end of June.
The Columbus City Council approved a $46,400 quote for an emergency repair to the North Lehmberg Road bridge during its Tuesday meeting.
The four candidates for the Ward 5 City Council seat have each been invited to speak Saturday at the Mississippi Derby Tea Social.
Federal authorities have taken a Columbus Middle School educator into custody after a grand jury indicted the teacher on charges of aiding a methamphetamine ring.
Around 45 pictures by nine photographers representing five years of Catfish Alley Magazine will be on display at the Columbus Arts Council in downtown Columbus this month.
Mike Tagert likened the current condition of Mississippi's highway and bridges to a leaking roof during his visit Tuesday to the Columbus Rotary Club at Lion Hills Center.
Oktibbeha County supervisors on Monday ditched a $4,000, 65-page subdivision regulation proposal prepared last year by the Oxford-based planning firm Slaughter and Associates.
A tornado damaged homes and at least one church, and strong winds damaged buildings at East Mississippi Community College in Scooba on Tuesday.
A host of educational and inspirational events have been scheduled to celebrate Black History Month at Mississippi University for Women.
Fabric and sewing supply retailer Hancock Fabrics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Tuesday, seeking to reorganize for the second time in nine years.
Mississippi Power Co. says it will spend another $142 million on its overrun-plagued Kemper County power plant, pushing its total cost above $6.6 billion.
The NAACP is asking two more Mississippi counties to stop flying the state flag because it contains the Confederate battle emblem, but the request is meeting resistance from the Sons of Confederate Veterans and some local residents who say it represents history.
Hillary Clinton tried to turn a skin-of-her-teeth victory in Iowa into a bit of momentum for her battered Democratic campaign, and Ted Cruz sought to lock in his spot at the top of the Republican field as the presidential candidates packed up Tuesday and sped to New Hampshire.
Donald Trump's presence is drawing unprecedented attention to the Republican presidential contest. But after careful consideration, many new Iowa voters turned to his rivals instead.
Federal lawmakers have released excerpts from thousands of documents detailing how two drugmakers hiked prices to squeeze more money from some life-saving medicines, a practice that has sparked public outrage.
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