Cindy Lawrence went Christmas tree shopping at Lowe's on Monday during her lunch hour and her preference for a live one was clear from the entrance she used.
"Think about how you can give back to your community and make it a better place," Entergy Mississippi President and CEO Haley R. Fisackerly said during Saturday's fall commencement ceremonies at Mississippi State University.
A group reviewing Mississippi prison contracts could recommend changes requiring more accountability in how all state agencies purchase goods or hire people to provide services, members said after their first meeting Friday.
Rose Clayton Cochran has died. She was 73.
So you think you are finally getting one over on the gas stations as you pay well under $3 a gallon for the first time in four years?
Their power ebbing, Senate Democrats launched a last-minute drive Saturday to confirm roughly 20 of President Barack Obama's nominees.
When CIA interrogators were torturing accused Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed at a secret prison in Poland in March 2003, a top CIA analyst asked them to show him a photograph of an alleged terrorist named Majid Khan.
Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments.
Starkville Parks Commission Chairman Dan Moreland tendered a letter of resignation this week to Vice Mayor Roy A. Perkins and will step down from his position by the end of the year. Perkins asked Moreland to continue serving until June 30, but the commissioner refused.
For the fourth time, Mississippi University for Women has been recognized on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
The 2014 Columbus Christmas Parade is Saturday night. It begins at 7 p.m. and takes its normal route: down Main Street then back up College Street.
Thursday morning, Gary Weathers of Weathers Construction took a half-hour to join a tour of the Riverwalk connector.
A legal dispute between MSU quarterback Dak Prescott and a south Mississippi T-shirt maker moved to Oktibbeha County Circuit Court this week.
A five-block section of 14th Ave. North will be closed Saturday through Dec. 23 as part of a major road and drainage project, the city has announced.
Jessica Chambers was a former cheerleader and softball player who had started a new job and hoped to begin college next year, friends and relatives say.
A man robbed a Salvation Army bell ringer and ran off with her kettle full of cash just as she was finishing her shift.
Indian tribes can grow and sell marijuana on their lands as long as they follow the same federal conditions laid out for states that have legalized the drug, the U.S. Justice Department said Thursday.
This week's revelations about the CIA's harsh treatment of terror suspects in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks have been met with a collective shrug in the broader Middle East.
1. Sturgis man arrested for attacking females STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Police identify armed robbery suspect COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Groomed for the moment: MSU student fulfills childhood dream to be Miss Mississippi STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Gaining a seat at the table: Bulldog Bytes STEM camp encourages girls to pursue computer science COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. City construction projects progressing COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY