Starkville's new plus-one insurance policy survived a board challenge Tuesday, but not before residents hammered aldermen for perceived transparency issues and the proposed change's potential impact to same-sex partners.
West Point selectmen have agreed to apply for grant funding to renovate City Hall, which is more than a century old.
If he unseats Thad Cochran in the U.S. Senate, Travis Childers said he would focus on three objectives: Expanding health care, raising the minimum wage and ensuring equal pay for equal work.
Elected leaders in the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black 18-year-old was fatally shot by a white police officer hoped to use their first public meeting since Michael Brown's death as a chance to promote community healing.
The clock is ticking for the City of Millport to use state grant monies to fix its lagoon system, or risk losing the funding altogether.
Mississippi regulators have approved a plan to let victims of domestic violence delay paying utility deposits for 60 days as a way to help victims move away from abusers even if they don't have enough money to pay deposits.
Sheriff Karl Gaillard says a drug seizure in the Cotton Plant area of Tippah County has yielded approximately 165 marijuana plants, along with other contraband.
Federal authorities say a 28-year-old Texas man found in South Mississippi with more than $1.07 million hidden in a vehicle he was towing is a suspected courier for a Mexican drug cartel.
Thirteen years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks, this was supposed to be a season of relief, with Iraq managing on its own and most U.S. troops finally ending their combat duty in Afghanistan.
A music festival in Mobile, Alabama, is canceling an appearance by singer CeeLo Green following his online comments about sexual assault.
The U.S. Commerce Department is giving $1.25 million to the city of Cleveland to build an access road to the new Grammy Museum of Mississippi.
Apple unveiled its long-anticipated smartwatch Tuesday, introducing a device that transplants the features of an iPhone onto a smaller screen that's never more than an arm's length away.
Authorities expect to charge a South Carolina man in connection with the deaths of his five children after he led them to a secluded dirt road in Alabama where their bodies lay wrapped in individual garbage bags.
Airbus Helicopters has landed another contract. The latest in a series of contracts the company, which has a large-scale production facility in Lowndes County, has been awarded is for up to 15 AS350 AStar helicopters.
A group hoping to start a Columbus charter school next fall says its second application to the Mississippi Charter School Authorization Board will focus entirely on elementary education.
Mississippi State University will host a public memorial 6 p.m. Thursday at Humphrey Coliseum for longtime "Voice of the Bulldogs" Jack Cristil, who died Sunday.
Former Mississippi Gov. Ronnie Musgrove said Monday that about 30 more school districts are considering whether to join an education-funding lawsuit he filed against the state.
Apple is poised to reveal its next big thing today in a crucial attempt to prove its technological tastemakers still have the power to mesmerize the masses.
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