A chancery court judge has denied the state Ethics Commission's motion to intervene in a city of Columbus appeal of a 2014 decision.
Tuition at Mississippi University for Women will be $6,065 beginning next fall, an increase of $284.
The Columbus Police Department has extended its Toy Drive application process through Tuesday.
Jared Fogle emerged from obscurity to become the unlikely face of one of the nation's biggest restaurant chains, earning a small fortune by touting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle that included Subway sandwiches.
More Mexicans are leaving than moving into the United States, reversing the flow of a half-century of mass migration, according to a study published Thursday.
Republicans embarrassed President Barack Obama by winning veto-proof House approval of legislation blocking Syrian and Iraqi refugees from the U.S., but from here the effort may take a different turn in Congress.
Protests by University of Missouri black students that forced the school's administration to address racism and other problems mirror efforts decades ago that led many majority white schools to create African-American studies and other programs.
The Columbus Police Department is joining Twitter.
A West Point woman claims she was wrongfully passed up for employment at a local community college based on her age and gender.
Members of the Columbus and Starkville communities have come together to help a local family following a fatal car accident on Friday, Nov. 6.
An online petition claims a classroom presentation by a Starkville High School student involving condoms last week led to a teacher being removed the classroom.
Boardtown Grooming is open in Starkville.
The Belgian jihadi suspected of masterminding deadly attacks in Paris was killed in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, the city prosecutor's office announced Thursday.
The White House on Wednesday threatened a presidential veto of House Republican legislation aimed at increasing screenings for Syrian and Iraqi refugees before they enter the United States, calling new requirements in the bill "untenable."
After the bombs and Kalashnikov fire of the Paris attacks, a mere document -- a passport -- found near the body of an attacker is generating a new wave of dread throughout Europe and beyond.
A Mississippi inmate has been charged with running a jailhouse scam that bilked money out of other prisoners' families by pretending to be an elected official or federal judge and promising to get early release for their loved ones in exchange for money, Attorney General Jim Hood said Wednesday.
An independent autopsy shows a Tennessee man died in Mississippi police custody because he was hog-tied for an extended period and not because he took LSD, an attorney for the man's family said Wednesday.
Members of the Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus said Wednesday that they will oppose any effort by Republicans to push tax cuts during the 2016 session.
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