The Lowndes County School District board of trustees accepted a bid from Raymond James and Associates in Memphis on its $44 million worth of general obligation bonds Tuesday.
John Correnti, a long-time steel industry executive who helped bring a mill to Lowndes County, died Tuesday in Chicago.
The Columbus City Council on Tuesday killed a proposed amendment to the city's open container ordinance when no one motioned to approve it.
The arrest of Muhammed Oda Dakhlalla and Jaelyn De'Shaun Young sent shockwaves through the region, but some local Muslims say they are not worried about negative pushback from the Golden Triangle community.
An almost seven-hour Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting yielded motions to raise sanitation rates beginning Oct. 1 and place the city's entire parks and recreation department on probation.
Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District trustee Juliette Weaver-Reese resigned her post Tuesday after serving on the school board less than two years.
A political consultant who has worked for Democrats in the Deep South says he's trying to generate support for Robert Gray, the truck driver who did not spend a dime and won the party's nomination for Mississippi governor.
Mississippi University for Women this fall is offering its first-ever classes in a new low-residency master of fine arts in creative writing.
For those who wish to teach theatre in a K-12 setting, the Mississippi's first-ever bachelor's degree in theatre education is now available through the theatre department at Mississippi University for Women.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton told activists from the "Black Lives Matter" movement they should promote specific policy changes rather than only focusing on "changing hearts."
Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker on Tuesday offered an alternative to President Barack Obama's health care law that would provide tax credits and restructure Medicaid, and took a swipe at GOP rivals in Congress for their inability to repeal the law.
Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning was found guilty Tuesday of violating prison rules and will receive three weeks of recreational restrictions.
Two women have now passed the Army's grueling Ranger test, and even tougher and more dangerous jobs could lie ahead.
Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is expected to plead guilty to child-pornography charges, an Indiana television station reported.
Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely than others to later smoke conventional cigarettes and other tobacco products, a study at 10 Los Angeles high schools suggests.
Officials are still working to identify the burned human remains found near Manuel Vasquez's home in New Hope, but it may take some time before results are available.
A Lowndes County man sentenced to life in prison for a 1980 murder now has the possibility of parole.
Over the course of his long life, William Jacob Propst was a college athlete, World War II fighter pilot, professional baseball player, cattle farmer, insurance salesman ... and he played tennis.
De'Andre Johnson, the former Florida State University quarterback dismissed from that team after video surfaced showing him punching a woman, will not play for the East Mississippi Community College football team this fall.
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