Bernard Lafayette fought to end segregation during the civil rights movement. But after watching events in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend and hearing President Donald Trump blame both sides for the deadly violence, he realized that changing laws did not change enough hearts and minds.
The nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users as part of a wide-ranging effort to curb an epidemic affecting millions of Americans.
Diagnosing if a tick bite caused Lyme or another disease can be difficult but scientists are developing a new way to do it early -- using a "signature" of molecules in patients' blood.
Ronald Dantowitz has been looking forward to Monday's solar eclipse for nearly 40 years.
President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on e-commerce giant Amazon, saying Wednesday that the company is "doing great damage to tax paying retailers."
A routine traffic stop for a Mississippi University for Women police officer ended with a Columbus man in jail for carjacking and kidnapping late Tuesday.
Oktibbeha County's recent road bond, its upcoming industrial park pledge, a funding increase for volunteer fire services and other tentative pledges are expected to increase taxes by 2.88 mills in the upcoming fiscal year.
Local group Indivisible Golden Triangle will hold a unity vigil at Mississippi State University today.
A registered sex offender from West Point has been arrested for kidnapping after he allegedly held an Aberdeen Realtor against her will.
A single-car crash killed two Louisville residents in eastern Oktibbeha County Tuesday.
Two weeks before its planned closing, the New Hope YMCA has been given a reprieve.
The way to beat the country's opioid crisis is to medically treat opioid addiction rather than just throw addicts in prison.
Police Chief Oscar Lewis seemed to learn more about his position security Tuesday evening, as city councilmen approved a "plan of action" for him to move forward in the wake of a consultant report that called for his resignation.
Uber, a mobile app-based ride-sharing company, will begin service in the Golden Triangle on Friday as a part of its expansion to 23 counties in east Mississippi and the Delta, the company announced on its website Tuesday.
Starkville leaders took the next necessary step Tuesday toward loosening the city's ordinance restrictions on alcohol sales.
Lowndes County supervisors unanimously approved an amended interlocal agreement that will allow the county to pay off its debt for the Communiversity in 10 years.
Authorities have identified a man who reportedly attacked and injured a Columbus police officer who was rendering aid in South Columbus Tuesday.
City councilmen will likely have to consider individual raises for two city employees when they meet again to discuss the city's Fiscal Year 2018 budget.
Illinois native Emily Konior was working for the Transportation Security Administration in Birmingham, Alabama, when she was hired in March as an officer with Columbus Police Department, the department she'd been wanting to work for in the town she had been wanting to live.
Friday afternoon after work, Lance Dodd and his fiance Jami Harvey took their 3-year-old son, Jackson, to Lance's grandmother's place for a bit of end-of-the-week unwinding. At least, that's what they thought they were doing.
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