Bitterly admitting defeat, the Republican-controlled Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama on Tuesday that funds the Department of Homeland Security without any of the immigration-related concessions they demanded for months.
Two Columbus brothers are facing unrelated murder charges following a shooting this weekend in Holly Hills.
A Democrat has challenged Republican incumbent Jeff Smith for the District 39 state House seat.
Ten years ago today, Mary Holmes College shut its doors and stopped a century long tradition of educating young men and women in the Golden Triangle.
Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen might have been forgiven for basking in the moment during Monday's appearance at the Starkville Rotary Club.
Forty-five individuals -- 29 Democrats, 14 Republicans and two independents -- formally launched their respective election campaigns after qualifying for 18 elected Oktibbeha County positions.
If all goes smoothly, Mississippi University for Women should have a new president as early as this fall.
The Mississippi attorney general's attempt to investigate Google is on hold for at least four more months.
House Speaker Philip Gunn used an analogy involving goats and church tithing Monday to make the point that Mississippi would never lose money under a long-term proposal to phase out the state personal income tax.
The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun.
The world's richest person got even richer this year. And a basketball superstar-turned-owner made the list for the first time.
A total of 38 candidates have qualified to run for office in Lowndes County.
It appears Tim Cox will continue to serve as Starkville's insurance agent of record.
The No. 11 Mississippi State women's basketball team defeated Ole Miss 55-47 before a single-game record crowd of 7,326 at Humphrey Coliseum on Sunday.
In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, "I Am Not Spock" -- an attempt to show the world he had many more facets than the pointy-eared character that had come to define him.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is among the leaders of a new economic development firm formed by Ridgeland-based Butler Snow LLP.
It's election year, and Mississippi policymakers are engaged in an escalating debate over who can offer the biggest, juiciest tax cut.
1. Mayor: Foul language fouling up restaurant tax conversation COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Restaurant tax: Mayor rejects LINK proposal dividing revenue COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. SOCSD rejects bids for Partnership School STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY