"Old times there are not forgotten" proclaim the lyrics to the Southern anthem "Dixie." But the University of Mississippi, whose athletic traditions were once overlaid with Confederate symbolism, is ready to forget the song.
Mississippi officials now expect to have $10 million to spend on federally subsidized after-school programs in the current school year.
The Obama administration on Friday defended its decision to make a $400 million cash delivery to Iran contingent on the release of American prisoners, saying the payment wasn't ransom because the Islamic Republic would have soon recouped the money one way or another.
Hillary Clinton can't seem to escape her use of a private email server as she runs for president.
Donald Trump's campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine.
Republican Donald Trump again made a direct appeal to black voters Friday night, urging them to abandon the Democratic Party and give him a chance.
Election Day 2016 will raise the curtain on the final act in the nation's long-running political drama over President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
The Golden Triangle Development LINK and the Tennessee Valley Authority have officially unveiled a new 1,144 acre megasite.
The rent for Trent Kelly's 550-square-foot apartment in Washington, D.C., is higher than the mortgage payment for his family home in Saltillo.
A report of a fight at East Columbus Gym on Wednesday lead to the arrest of a Columbus man for possession of stolen firearm.
Imagine a farm that requires no workers and where every day is harvest.
The Mississippi Department of Education released Mississippi Assessment Program results for the 2015-16 school year.
Starkville's June sales and 2 percent tax receipts eclipsed their 2015 marks after the city recorded a slight dip in returns for the month of May.
Residents of the former Bluefield Water Association are under a boil water notice through 5 p.m. Monday, Starkville Utilities announced Thursday.
The Obama administration announced Thursday it will phase out its use of some private prisons, affecting thousands of federal inmates and immediately sending shares of the two publicly traded prison operators plunging.
Folks in the small south Mississippi town of Crosby are tired. Hot. Sweaty. Hungry. Nearly a week after a flash flood poured 4 feet of water across the southwest side of town, cleanup progresses slowly.
The Mississippi Department of Public Safety is working to fix a glitch that caused some driver's licenses to be renewed for too few years.
State Board of Education members are backing a plan that would assign A grades to fewer Mississippi schools and districts than an administrator task force recommended, but more than Department of Education officials had originally wanted.
1. MSMS teacher wins national award for math, science teachers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Suspected burglar arrested at courthouse COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Bud and Burgers event canceled COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Oktibbeha road plan draft calls for $2M in work STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. County parks study complete COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY