With school back in session, unemployment rates again took a major dip throughout the state and the Golden Triangle in August.
A Shuqualak man has been charged with capital murder in the March shooting of a Macon gas station attendant.
Starkville aldermen have continuously cut outside contributions to the Mississippi Horse Park this term and will do so again in the upcoming Fiscal Year 2015-2016 budget.
Mississippi lawmakers used budget hearings this week to deliver one central message: Pumping more money into schools could hurt other state services.
As Scott Walker gave up on his 2016 presidential race this week, he implored other Republicans in the crowded field to follow his lead and drop out -- so that one could rise to challenge front-runner Donald Trump.
Pope Francis praised American bishops on Wednesday for their "generous commitment" to helping victims of clergy sex abuse, drawing an angry rebuke from advocates who said the bishops acted only under the threat of hundreds of lawsuits.
The massive security apparatus protecting Pope Francis on his historic, six-day trip to the United States got its first test Wednesday as a 5-year-old California girl with a T-shirt and a message about immigration for the pontiff made her way through a security barrier and onto his parade route.
Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn resigned Wednesday, days after admitting that the world's top-selling carmaker had rigged diesel emissions to pass U.S. tests during his tenure.
The Senate is preparing to vote on legislation that would keep the government open beyond next Wednesday's deadline at a price Democrats are certain to reject -- stripping taxpayer money from Planned Parenthood.
Hillary Clinton was among the patients and politicians who voiced outrage this week after it became public that the price of a 62-year-old drug used to treat a life-threatening infection had been raised by more than 5,000 percent.
By one measure, the 2016 presidential campaign has made more news at this early stage than any of the six previous contests.
Donald Trump says he's done appearing on Fox News shows for the "foreseeable future" because he doesn't like the network's coverage of his presidential campaign.
New technology, new textbooks and a consulting firm are helping the Columbus Municipal School District implement a series of changes that seek to prepare the district's students to be successful in the 21st century.
In his weekly column, Columbus historian Rufus Ward often recounts the experiences of the first white settlers to move into Lowndes County in the early 19th century.
The Lowndes County Adult Detention Center will soon begin offering improved communication services to inmates.
A Columbus man is dead following a crash off Highway 50 on Tuesday.
The lovable legend of Yogi Berra, that ain't ever gonna be over.
Senate Democrats thwarted a Republican effort to ban late-term abortions on Tuesday as GOP leaders strained to avoid a government shutdown in eight days over the dispute -- all against a tangled backdrop of presidential politics.
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