A group suing over how Mississippi's charter schools are funded and governed is pushing for a quick ruling in the case.
Mississippi's ACT scores fell sharply in the first year that all public school seniors in the Magnolia State took the test.
Black Republicans cheer Donald Trump for a newfound outreach to African-Americans, but say the GOP presidential nominee must take his message beyond arenas filled with white supporters and venture into the inner cities.
Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana "even after the TV cameras leave" on a visit aimed in part at stemming campaign-season criticism that he's been slow to respond to the disaster.
Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he is open to "softening" laws dealing with immigrants in the country illegally, the latest sign that the Republican presidential nominee is considering easing the hardline stance he has taken since the beginning of his campaign.
More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money -- either personally or through companies or groups -- to the Clinton Foundation.
A planned Bud and Burgers fundraiser for the Columbus Main Street Association has been canceled.
Ever since she began teaching math at the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science eight years ago, Lauren Zarandona has been applying for the national Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.
Clay County Sheriff's Department has arrested a fourth man in less than a week on arson charges.
A county-commissioned study of the Columbus Lowndes Recreation Authority is now complete.
An early draft of Oktibbeha County's upcoming four-year road plan would calls for the county to spend an estimated $2.33 million on a number of infrastructure projects -- including paving, resealing and overlay efforts -- through 2019.
One of former undercover cop Charlie Spillers' most memorable arrests came when officers dragged a suspect out of an occupied vehicle and violently threw him against the car.
Under arrest and shackled following the slaying of five friends in a rural home, a Mississippi man professed his love for the estranged girlfriend whose family and friends were massacred and blamed the killings on drugs.
Republican Donald Trump promised Monday to be "fair, but firm" toward the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the United States illegally, a shift in tone that raised questions on whether he's backtracking from previous pledges to push for mass deportations.
Donald Trump and his Republican allies say Hillary Clinton is weak, lacks stamina and doesn't look presidential.
President Barack Obama is making his first visit to flood-ravaged southern Louisiana as he attempts to assure the many thousands who have suffered damage to their homes, schools and businesses that his administration has made their recovery a priority.
A new Mississippi State baseball stadium is expected to be operable by the 2018 season. But Bulldog fans will get a glimpse of something new at Dudy Noble Field/Polk-Dement Stadium this coming season.
The Mississippi University for Women is in the planning phase for a new culinary facility.
Columbus sales tax collections continue to rise over last year's record-breaking results.
Gary Martin of Louisville rides up and down the main strip of Sturgis during The Rally Saturday.
1. State flags no longer fly at MSU STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. MUW: Flag removal will be permanent COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local pilot detained for alcohol in Scotland COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY