The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a tornado watch for the entire Golden Triangle Area until 9 p.m. Monday
Marguerite Breland's apartment is full of dolls. She does not know how many. Not too long ago her great-granddaughter counted and put the tally at around 100.
Foul weather probably won't leave Louisiana and Mississippi until Wednesday, the National Weather Service said Sunday.
U.S. public high schools have reached a milestone, an 80 percent graduation rate. Yet that still means 1 of every 5 students walks away without a diploma.
Three years after a tornado devastated the Little Rock suburb of Vilonia, its residents again huddled in storm cellars as the most powerful twister this year carved an 80-mile path of destruction through suburbs north of the state capital, killing at least 16 people.
As Main Street Columbus prepares for the thousands of people who will descend on downtown this weekend during Market Street Festival, hundreds of volunteers are working behind the scenes.
Charles Parker acquired Rod Sox, a manufacturer of fishing rod protectors, last May. The first thing he did was tell owners of stores who supplied the product that they would not be receiving any new stock for six months.
A decades-old urban legend was put to rest Saturday when workers for a documentary film production company recovered "E.T." Atari game cartridges from a heap of garbage buried deep in the New Mexico desert.
Beginning July 1, Mississippi mental health care professionals will report if a committed individual has children or has visitation with minors. The information goes the Mississippi Department of Human Services, the agency responsible for child protection issues.
Singer-songwriter Clay Aiken doesn't have a problem with name recognition. But that doesn't mean voters in North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District will send the "American Idol" star to Washington to represent them in Congress.
The future of Mississippi's only abortion clinic soon will be up to a federal appeals court.
The U.S. military will get greater access to bases across the Philippines under a 10-year agreement signed Monday in conjunction with President Barack Obama's visit in a deal seen as an effort by Washington to counter Chinese aggression in the region.
Two 20th-century popes who changed the course of the Catholic Church became saints Sunday as Pope Francis honored John XXIII and John Paul II in a delicate balancing act aimed at bringing together the conservative and progressive wings of the church.
It's been nearly three years since the city of Columbus filed a plan to annex four areas of the county. Since that happened in July 2011, the matter has been mired in a lengthy legal process.
Immanuel Christian School is asking for the community's input in selecting a new name. The school's transition away from Immanuel Baptist Church and into its own entity was finalized Wednesday. As part of the agreement, Immanuel Church asked school board members to change the school's name.
A teenager charged with stabbing a fellow high school student to death on the day of their junior prom is being held in a hospital under psychiatric evaluation where he will likely remain for two weeks, one of his attorneys said Saturday.
Gov. Phil Bryant has signed bills to restore the voting rights of three people convicted of felonies.
For a while, in certain quarters, Cliven Bundy was celebrated as a John Wayne-like throwback to the Old West -- a weathered, plainspoken rancher just trying to graze his cattle and keep the government off his back. But that was before he started sounding more like a throwback to the Old South.
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