Gunmen opened fire on people marching in a neighborhood Mother's Day parade in New Orleans on Sunday, wounding at least 19.
The government is running out of time to try to halt implementation of a federal judge's ruling that would lift age restrictions for women and girls wanting to buy the morning-after pill.
Cancer patients could face high costs for medications under President Barack Obama's health care law, industry analysts and advocates warn.
Since 1890, seniors at Mississippi University for Women have gathered each year on graduation day for the Magnolia Chain ceremony, walking from Callaway Hall to Columbus Hall with their fellow graduates before making a mad dash for a magnolia blossom, which is said to bring fortune and romance to the senior who receives it.
After a backlash of parental opposition, the county school board Friday reversed last month's district-wide decision mandating school uniforms.
It will likely be June before Lowndes County authorities present a proposed ordinance to supervisors that would mandate night clubs close at 1 a.m., Sheriff Mike Arledge said.
Ward 2 alderman candidates Sandra Sistrunk and Lisa Wynn both agreed to delay the affidavit-certifying process for their election until 9 a.m. Monday.
The city has been working more than five years to secure funding to renovate the interior of its century-old City Hall, but a little help from the state may be on the way.
A Starkville man was ordered to serve 10 days of community service on Thursday for 16 counts of malicious mischief.
Mother's Day weekend is typically a time for families to come together, and one of Caledonia's largest families will kick the weekend off early tonight, gathering in Caledonia High School's cafeteria/auditorium for an event that has become one of the town's most cherished traditions.
Unsurprisingly, a survey of customers and other stakeholders found that the core services offered by Columbus Fire and Rescue ranked at the top in terms of importance: Fire suppression, emergency medical response and fire prevention were the top three programs of priority among the more than two dozen, according to the department's 2013-18 strategic plan.
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