The city of Tupelo has ended the last fiscal year with a $2.3 million surplus, which officials say will be used to fund large infrastructure projects.
Columbus' sales tax revenue is off to a booming start for Fiscal Year 2015-16.
Jakaia Smith, 6, helps her great-grandmother, Juanita Smith, of Columbus, pour out pecans they gathered off Waverly Ferry Road on Friday. Jakaia is the daughter of Desiree Smith, of Columbus.
Police have been trying to figure out what sparked a gun battle in a crowded New Orleans park that left 16 people wounded and the mayor is calling on witnesses to come forward.
U.S. Justice Department attorneys were expected to fly to Minnesota on Sunday to investigate the killing of a black man that has prompted protests and calls for the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the shooting to be prosecuted.
Lydia Martinez thought the popping noise was a firework the night her daughter, she claims, shot Manuel Vasquez.
The U.S. appears to be winning the war on homelessness.
Republican Ben Carson said Friday that creating safe zones in Syria and establishing a coalition government in the war-torn nation are better ways to deal with Syrian refugees than resettling them in the United States.
Donald Trump on Saturday tried to back away from his support for a government database to track Muslims in the United States, an idea that drew sharp rebukes from his Republican presidential rivals and disbelief from legal experts.
Riding the Paris Metro to the city's Grand Mosque for prayers, Samia Mahfoudia says people shoot sideways looks at her "almost as if they were saying 'Get off.'"
Heavily armed police and soldiers patrolled key intersections, subways were closed and many stores shut their doors in Belgium's capital Saturday as the government warned of a threat of Paris-style attacks.
An aviation industry task force is recommending that operators be required to register drones weighing as little as a half a pound, a threshold that could include some remote-controlled toys, industry officials said.
People on the U.S. government's terrorist watch list often can't board commercial airliners, but they can walk into a gun store and legally buy pistols and powerful military-style rifles.
A suspended Starkville High School teacher will be returning to the classroom after a district investigation.
A Columbus man was shot in the back Thursday evening, police say.
Inside a large, open classroom at Columbus High School, Chuck Mullins and Kayla Patel are building an elephant.
A Columbus man accused of making a false bomb threat to Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle last week is facing up to a decade behind bars.
The airline industry has gone through a major transformation over the past three decades, a change that is likely to mean modest, slow growth for the Golden Triangle Regional Airport.
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.
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