A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife.
Loud but hardly universal catcalls from Republicans underscored the obstacles and opportunities ahead as U.S. and Cuban leaders announced an opening of embassies in Havana and Washington and a resumption of diplomatic relations severed the year President Barack Obama was born.
The Macy's department store chain joined an ongoing exodus from association with Donald Trump and New Mexico's governor and New York City's mayor slammed him over his comments on Mexican immigrants.
The Columbus Arts Council will institute a new initiative Thursday during the opening reception for its July exhibit.
The public is invited to "Fireworks on the Water" on the east bank of the Stennis Lock and Dam at 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Columbus Police Department has arrested two men accused of shooting into an occupied vehicle near the intersection of 22nd Avenue North and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on May 24.
Voters gave the Lowndes County School District the go ahead in May to issue $44 million worth of bonds, but one-fourth of that money has no place to call home.
A Mississippi law banning texting and driving goes into effect today.
Former Starkville School District Board of Trustees President Eddie Myles rejoined the consolidated school board and will fulfill outgoing President Eric Heiselt's term.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors cleared the final hurdle in its plans to begin work on an expanded E911 Center during Tuesday's regular board meeting, voting unanimously to award the contract for construction.
A son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson became rich by winning a court fight over his father's estate.
Mississippi's only abortion clinic will likely remain open at least until the fall, because the U.S. Supreme Court is taking no action until then on a dispute over a state law that could close it.
On a twisty, snow-lined hill that the locals call "Devil's Backbone," a 12-ton semi-trailer came loose from its tractor and plowed into an oncoming line of pre-dawn commuters.
Recent upgrades to the Custer Dairy Processing Plant at Mississippi State University are helping ensure the next generation of Bulldogs can enjoy the same quality which MSU cheese connoisseurs have come to appreciate and expect.
The superintendent at the prison where two killers broke out has been placed on leave along with his security chief and 10 other staff members amid an internal investigation into how the inmates pulled it off, a state official said Tuesday.
In the first presidential race since Democrats cast the GOP nominee as an out-of-touch millionaire, Republican Jeb Bush is aggressively trying to flip the script.
July Fourth fireworks fill the skies across the nation with more than sparkling bursts of color. They spew pollution, too.
Episcopalians are set to vote today on allowing religious weddings for same-sex couples, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized gay marriage nationwide.
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