The city of Columbus has collected almost 100 trees for its Christmas tree bonfire planned for Thursday evening, Mayor Robert Smith said on Tuesday.
Gov. Phil Bryant reiterated Tuesday that Mississippi should stop using the Common Core academic standards, but just what legislative leaders plan remains unclear.
The company filed for Chapter 11 reorganization last year, with plans for controlling shareholder and financier Vinod Khosla to buy what's left of the company.
Masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper today, killing 12 people before escaping.
Looking to connect with the conservative base of his Republican Party, Sen. Marco Rubio says he is sympathetic to Americans who "feel as if we are being taken advantage of" by immigrants in the United States illegally.
The NAACP's Legal Defense and Educational Fund, citing "grave legal concerns," is asking a Missouri judge to convene a new grand jury to consider charges against the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown.
President Barack Obama pledged to stand with Mexico against "the scourge of violence and the drug cartels" as he met Tuesday with President Enrique Pena Nieto.
Billboards reaching out to atheists, humanists, freethinkers and agnostics are up in Florida, Alabama and Mississippi.
Buried in new rules that will govern the House for the next two years is a provision that could force an explosive battle over Social Security's finances on the eve of the 2016 presidential election.
In a blend of pageantry and politics, Republicans took complete control of Congress for the first time in eight years Tuesday.
Divers and an unmanned underwater vehicle on Wednesday spotted the tail of the AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea with 162 people on board.
Mia Love of Utah on Tuesday became the first black female Republican in Congress as she was sworn in along with 57 other freshmen members of the U.S. House.
It was a good day to be the new guy.
Columbus officials have acknowledged a local nightclub's long history of violent altercations, and they say they are committed to doing something about it.
Columbus Ward 2 councilman Joseph Mickens qualified as a Democrat, while Golden Triangle Planning and Development District director for computing services Tim Heard will run as an independent.
A group of local community leaders fighting homelessness in the Golden Triangle is picking up the pace.
Lowndes County supervisors approved a resolution requesting the state's permission to pay the last of the county's debris clean-up expenses from an April 2014 storm.
A coalition of three supervisors rebuked an attempt to discuss OCH Regional Medical Center finances in executive session Monday.
1. MSMS reserve fund reaching critical point COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Five educators sue SOCSD for age, racial discrimination STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Man arrested in Tenn. for Tabernacle Road home invasion COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY