U.S. public schools beefed up security measures with safety drills and parent notification systems in the years surrounding the massacre at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School, according to a government survey released Thursday.
University of Mississippi supporters are seeking to raise $1.5 million to honor outgoing Chancellor Dan Jones.
Steel Dynamics is undertaking a $100 million expansion at its Lowndes County facility, a move company officials say will add 40 new positions.
Christian Gray is having a good week. At Caledonia High School on Monday he sat with his fellow seniors and listened to a used car salesman speak.
A late applicant effectively saved the Columbus Historic Preservation Commission from temporarily losing its authority to act.
Columbus Fire Chief Martin Andrews says his department is willing to pay big bucks to halt a recent rash of suspected arsons.
A tip from a Mississippi resident led authorities to one of the FBI's most wanted criminals Saturday in Virginia.
The Columbus Municipal School District is hosting its annual parent planning and input session Thursday.
When Clare Mallory O'Nan asked the Rotary Club of Columbus how many of them had tried acupuncture, five people in a room of about 60 raised their hands.
Ward 2 Alderman Lisa Wynn's attempt to create and adopt stricter city vehicle-usage rules was pulled from the agenda Tuesday after aldermen complained the new policy was not available for inspection before the meeting.
A national report published Tuesday finds that 57,000 of the 400,000 American children in the child welfare system live in group homes.
A House committee is moving swiftly to get rid of labels on packages of meat that say where the animals were born, raised and slaughtered.
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective, a move that will double the number of cars and trucks included in what is now the largest auto recall in U.S. history.
Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and other former presidents who earn lucrative speaking fees and draw other income would no longer be able to count on taxpayer dollars to pay for their post-White House office space and staff under a bill in the House.
1. Cajun seafood restaurant coming to Highway 45 COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Parents rush to get children at Armstrong Middle School after false gun scare STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Police dressed as joggers nab man for indecent exposure STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Woman jailed for allegedly stabbing husband COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY