The president of Mississippi Valley State University challenged members of the Mississippi State and Starkville community to choose wisely between "chaos and community" in their daily lives and actions.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday that he wants to eliminate Mississippi's $5 annual vehicle inspection sticker, decrease the cost for a concealed-carry gun permit and revamp the school funding formula.
Republicans running Congress have promised to use every weapon in their arsenal to take down President Barack Obama's health care law.
The Islamic State group threatened to kill two Japanese hostages Tuesday unless they receive $200 million in 72 hours.
A Lowndes County boy is dead following a shooting incident at his home Monday morning.
Austin Rayford, left, and Alicia Chandler, right, help hang clothes at the Salvation Army Thrift Store on Saturday as a volunteer project for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
They stood out at the ribbon cutting. Amidst the crowd of local media clamoring to get a photo of Governor Phil Bryant as he opened Yokohama Boulevard, three journalists were not from a local outlet, or even a Mississippi media group.
A Mississippi organization is formally seeking signatures on a petition for a ballot initiative measure that would legalize and regulate cannabis and industrial hemp throughout the state.
The GED Testing Service has announced a special offer to help adults prepare for and take the GED test next month.
New challengers have emerged for Oktibbeha County's circuit clerk, District 2 supervisor and coroner, meaning incumbents must now launch their own campaigns for re-election.
All Mississippi politicians say they love education, especially during election years. The key question is: How do they translate that love into public policy?
Republican lawmakers are already signaling they will do what they can to block President Barack Obama's pitch for tax increases on the wealthiest Americans.
Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie "Selma" marched with hundreds in a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., one of many events around the nation ushering in today's federal holiday for the slain civil rights leader.
Weyerhaeuser Co.'s Columbus pulp mill is paying a $37,500 civil fine for exceeding emissions limits during a 2013 test.
A contractor for the Steel Dynamics mill in Columbus is paying a $61,867 civil fine for environmental violations relating to hazardous waste and emergency readiness.
Two teenage Kentucky sweethearts suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks across the U.S. South have been taken into custody in Florida, authorities said Sunday.
MTV is taking the color out of its programming on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to encourage people to talk about what race means in their lives.
A Lowndes County family lost their home Friday morning.
1. Saturday night fire destroys Columbus home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Open Meetings Act violation claim expected against Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Bill targeting open meetings has Columbus roots COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. SPD seek armed robbery suspect STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Trotter to hold first post-renovation event Saturday COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY