The Mississippi University for Women's spring term of the Life Enrichment Program kicked off Monday.
If the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees goes along with a pair of proposals presented during a board meeting Monday, the district may soon find itself all but out of the "sewer business."
Oktibbeha County supervisors approved two resolutions that continue a joint city-county process that will fund a new industrial park near the Highway 25 and Highway 182 intersection.
Starkville aldermen are set to vote today on pay raises for their own positions and for city employees.
When it comes to companies to provide future standardized tests in Mississippi, the ACT organization says it's out. But it's not yet clear who's in.
Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves on Monday floated a larger $555 million tax cut proposal with more income tax cuts, setting the stage for negotiations as the end of the legislative session approaches.
Marshall County Sheriff Kenny Dickerson says deputies have arrested a landlord who is accused of setting two of his tenants on fire.
Authorities say a 35-year-old man shot and killed by a Pike County deputy tried to run down the deputy with an ATV.
Attorney General Jim Hood is asking a Hinds County judge to keep secret the identity of Mississippi's execution drug supplier while the state appeals an order to release the name.
Ferguson officials were inundated with thousands of open-records requests from media outlets and the public following the fatal shooting of Michael Brown by a police officer.
A man accused of shooting two officers last week in Ferguson was not targeting police or aiming at demonstrators at a late-night protest, his attorney said as he countered an earlier police description of the crime.
The former bassist for 3 Doors Down has pleaded no contest to a second-offense drug-related charge of driving while impaired.
Young adults have a reputation for being connected to one another and disconnected from the news.
Facebook is trying to clarify what posts, images and other content it allows on its site and why.
On Saturday morning in Columbus, a small crowd gathered in the parking lot of Regions Bank on Main Street to cheer as runners blew past a makeshift finish line.
Approximately 21,394 Mississippians are incarcerated. That's roughly one out of every 140 citizens -- the second highest incarceration rate per capita in the U.S.
Authorities said a man charged in the shooting of two police officers last week during a demonstration outside the Ferguson Police Department had attended the protest earlier that night, although multiple activists said he wasn't a consistent fixture in their tight-knit group.
A restroom at a Wal-Mart in eastern Indiana has been closed indefinitely after an employee discovered a working meth lab inside.
1. Aldermen pass amended alcohol ordinance STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Princess owner plans to reopen theater COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. GTECHS students find success in unconventional setting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY