Hurricane Sandy blasted across eastern Cuba on Thursday as a potent Category 2 storm and headed for the Bahamas after causing at least two deaths in the Caribbean.
The father of a 15-year-old Pakistani activist girl who was shot and wounded by a Taliban gunman vowed Thursday that she would return home after finishing medical treatment abroad despite new insurgent threats against her.
West Point's Donna Harris was a University of Alabama football fan before she enrolled at Mississippi State. A 1982 MSU graduate, she rooted for the Bulldogs from that moment on. Until, that is, family ties intervened.
Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors president Orlando Trainer said the supervisor will hold a joint session with the Starkville Board of Aldermen on Wednesday to address a proposed contract with a new economic development group.
If there was a race that Mississippi voters seemed to know the least about, it would likely be the race for the District 3 Supreme Court seat.
A decades-long battle came to an end this week, with a federal court ruling that the Lowndes County School District is in compliance with desegregation orders and is no longer under the U.S. Department of Justice's control.
An Internet scam in which perpetrators pose as the FBI in an attempt to extort money is cropping up in the Corinth area.
Seeking to shore up his support among women voters, President Barack Obama hammered Republican rival Mitt Romney today anew over his backing of Richard Mourdock, the Indiana Senate candidate drawing fire for saying that pregnancies that result from rape are "something God intended."
A teen known as one of the "Southside Five" has been arrested again for burglary.
The leaves are really starting to change, you notice as you take another slight turn around a bend of tightly grouped trees on U.S. Highway 82. It's close to 7 a.m. and you're eastbound, headed to Columbus or point beyond. Then, at the crest of the hill, it happens: The morning sun breaks through the windshield and suddenly, you are blinded.
Gas prices dropped to 95-cents per gallon this week in Scooter Town, where apparently, everyone is partying like it's 1999. As expected, lines are long, and some traffic citations have been issued near the service station, but police are taking a laissez-faire approach to the hullabaloo, letting motorists off the hook with a warning.
Although his songs "Southern Man" and "Alabama" painted unflattering portraits of the South, veteran singer-songwriter Neil Young will be welcomed back with open arms on Thursday.
The Starkville School District Board of Trustees voted in a specially-called meeting Tuesday to approve the hiring of Jody Jones Woodrum as the new assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction.
Columbus Mayor Robert Smith updated Rotary Club members Tuesday on a number of projects, including improvements to the Columbus Soccer Complex, renovations to the old Highway 82 bridge and revitalization efforts along Catfish Alley, the section of Fourth Street South between College Street and Main Street.
Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says Mississippians won't have to show photo identification when they go to the polls Nov. 6.
Two Mississippi inmates suspected of fatally stabbing a 95-year-old woman after escaping from a prison were captured Tuesday in a bar on Bourbon Street in New Orleans, authorities said.
A teenage boy lured a 12-year-old girl into his house under the guise of getting parts for her treasured bicycle and then, with his older brother, killed her, police said Tuesday.
Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock said Tuesday when a woman becomes pregnant during a rape, "that's something God intended."
The European Union's executive arm formally accused Microsoft today of failing to comply with a binding agreement to give customers a choice among Internet browsers.
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