Americans aren't losing their taste for chocolate. Need proof? Look to Kansas, where candy giant Mars Inc. is opening its first new plant in 35 years to churn out millions of chocolate bars and other sweets every day.
Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, who has been in office less than six months, resigned Wednesday, just hours after he was arrested and accused of taking more than $48,000 in bribes from undercover FBI agents posing as businessmen who wanted to do work with North Carolina's largest city.
A Columbus teenager will be charged as an adult for his alleged role in a shooting that left one man injured.
Andy Taggart would be the first to tell you he's a proud Republican. It's no surprise, then, that he's hopeful Republicans will gain the majority of the Senate after 33 of its 100 seats are contested this year in elections.
The Lowndes County chapter of the United Way raised more than $650,000 last year, organization officials announced at their annual meeting Tuesday.
A Columbus woman has been arrested for embezzling from a local apartment complex.
One week after he was shot in the leg, a Lowndes County Sheriff's Department deputy is home from the hospital.
Oktibbeha County Humane Society announced it will receive a $5,000 state grant to offset its pet spay and neuter programs for low income families.
Representatives of Mississippi State University's T.K. Martin Center for Technology and Disability collected Starkville Restaurant Week's $5,000 grand prize charity donation Tuesday after the organization received more than 6,000 votes during last week's competition.
Mississippi University for Women invites alumni, friends and guests to a weekend filled with entertainment and activities for Homecoming March 27-30.
Mississippi University for Women is unveiling a new car tag.
Before his mother became the model for Blanche DuBois of "A Streetcar Named Desire" and his sister the inspiration for Laura Wingfield of "The Glass Menagerie," Tennessee Williams drew upon a college girlfriend -- if only in name -- to tell a story of desire, drunkenness and regret.
A battle for next-generation Internet subscribers is brewing in Starkville, as MetroCast Communications announced Monday it will deploy its own fiber-optic, residential service to Starkville at a later date.
Public school leaders across the state are waiting to see if Gov. Phil Bryant takes action today on SB 2571, a bill that would repeal 2012's call for academic years to begin on or after the third Monday in August.
A new Mississippi law could decrease the amount of money people pay to obtain public records.
A Mississippi Senate panel is endorsing all six members of the state's first charter school governing board.
The Secret Service sent three agents home from the Netherlands just before President Barack Obama's arrival after one agent was found inebriated in an Amsterdam hotel, the Secret Service said Tuesday.
Seemingly divided, the Supreme Court struggled Tuesday with the question of whether companies have religious rights, a case challenging President Barack Obama's health overhaul and its guarantee of birth control in employees' preventive care plans.
A civilian approaching a Navy destroyer at the world's largest naval base late at night took a weapon from a sailor who was standing watch and used it to shoot and kill another sailor who was trying to help his embattled colleague, Navy officials said Tuesday.
The Porsche carrying "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker was traveling up to 94 mph when it went out of control on a suburban street and crashed, killing the actor and his friend, according to an investigation by law enforcement agencies into the November accident.
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