Robo calls, social media ads, personal letters from the CEO and even a smartphone app are among ways auto companies are trying to convince more customers to get repairs done on cars recalled for serious safety defects.
Influenza remains among the deadliest diseases known to living organisms on Earth.
Two people are in custody following a pursuit that began in Lowndes County and ended in Alabama on Monday.
Recently, a lawnmower threw a rock into the glass front door of Sybil Prather's home in east Lowndes County.
A year ago today, a series of tornadoes ripped through Mississippi and other southern states, inflicting hundreds of millions of dollars in damage and costing the lives of 35 people.
Starkville aldermen approved a $2.7 million-maximum bond package last week that will help workers tend to a growing list of road, drainage and access projects in the next three years.
Mississippi State University students and faculty, as well as local community members, elected officials and businesses are asked to wear and donate denim Wednesday as part of Denim Day, an annual event recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Nissan Motor Co. is donating $500,000 to help fund exhibits and a dining area at two Mississippi history museums being built in downtown Jackson.
A conservative group announced last week that it will try to put a term-limits amendment on the Mississippi ballot, but history shows there's a good chance the proposal will never even come up for a vote.
Social media is a chronicle of life, and sometimes death. So it should be no surprise that a site of great human and cultural loss in Nepal's devastating earthquake is now barraged with the clicking of smartphones.
It had all the trappings of a down-home country fair somewhere well below the Mason-Dixon line: Lynyrd Skynyrd medleys, mile-long lines for fried chicken, barbeque and draft beer, and a plethora of Confederate flags emblazoning everything from belt buckles to motorcycle vests to trucker caps.
National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early today as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.
The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride in drinking water because some kids are getting too much, causing white splotches on their teeth.
Eager to build on the U.S.-Japan alliance, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will work to strengthen economic ties further while confronting stiff resistance from the U.S. president's own political party to a massive new Pacific Rim trade deal.
The Supreme Court is set to hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage the law of the land.
If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity.
This is war. "And we are losing," said Clifford McManus, 25, as he scanned the carnage of battle Sunday morning.
For years, Leigh Mall businesses and shoppers have wrestled with bad parking lot conditions. Now mall ownership presumably has a plan to fix the problem.
1. Signing off: Longtime WCBI anchor retiring after 44 years on the air COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Trotter shooting suspect arrested COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Big cat sleepover: Cedarhill holds fundraising raffle for second year in a row COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Ex-circuit clerk arrested for slapping woman STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Bond denied for alleged Thanksgiving shooter COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY