A former University of Mississippi student has been indicted on federal charges connected to a noose being put on a statue of the student who integrated the school, the Justice Department said Friday.
University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones and trustees said Friday that they're still talking about renewing his contract, but that they haven't yet reached an agreement.
Thirteen candidates have qualified to run for Mississippi's vacant 1st Congressional District U.S. representative seat, according to the Secretary of State's website.
Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will hold a Town Hall meeting in Starkville on Tuesday to discuss "Zap the Gap," according to a media release.
Amanda Knox, who maintained that she and her former Italian boyfriend were innocent in her British roommate's murder through multiple trials and nearly four years in jail, was vindicated Friday when Italy's highest court threw out their convictions once and for all.
People would not need a state-issued license to carry a concealed gun in a purse, briefcase or other fully enclosed satchel under a bill that's getting final legislative debate.
A week after a shooting at Sim Scott Park that left four people injured, Columbus police still have not arrested any suspects.
Clean-up efforts are ongoing from a train derailment in Columbus early this morning.
Compared to the standard "don't do drugs" talk, Thursday's guest speaker at Columbus Middle School was a knock-out.
Delta State University president Bill LaForge spoke at the meeting of the Columbus Exchange Club at Lion Hills on Thursday.
A bill creating a countywide taxing authority that utilizes debt sharing between residents of the former Oktibbeha County School District and former Starkville School District on July 1 now awaits Gov. Phil Bryant's approval.
The field of qualified candidates for north Mississippi's vacant U.S. House seat has grown to 11. The deadline for qualification is today.
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger plane into a mountain, prosecutors said Friday.
Airline pilots are supposed to be the ones we trust.
Mississippi's College Board is preparing to offer a two-year contract extension to the University of Mississippi chancellor whom they had previously refused to retain, individuals with knowledge of the negotiations said Thursday.
Members of the Mississippi Legislative Black Caucus and a black education group are criticizing Republican Gov. Phil Bryant for what they see as lack of diversity in his College Board nominations.
Ted Cruz gives a rousing speech. The former college debate champion can energize a crowd of 10,000 evangelicals at a basketball arena as easily as he can captivate a few dozen inside a New Hampshire cafeteria.
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare.
1. Y accepting sealed bids for Camp Pratt COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Trotter shooting suspect arrested COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. P&Z commission OK lot divisions for industrial park STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY