On the day before school started in Columbus, Glenda Buckhalter stood before a table stacked with book bags containing school supplies Wednesday and offered an apology. "I'm sorry that I couldn't get everything," she told the group of a dozen women, all moms, and in one case, a grandmother.
Raindrops bead on the green leaves of thousands of young plants in the shade nursery at the Great Mississippi Tea Co. in Brookhaven, a glistening endorsement of Jason McDonald's plan for land where cattle once roamed.
Trying to bring a case against John Hinckley Jr. in the homicide of former White House press secretary James Brady could prove difficult for prosecutors, given the three decades that have passed since he was shot in an assassination try on Ronald Reagan and because a jury ruled that Hinckley was insane when he opened fire, an attorney and law professor said.
The cheerful sign outside Jane Cornell's summer school classroom in Pennsylvania's wealthiest county reads "Welcome" and "Bienvenidos" in polished handwriting.
Mainstream conservatives ran the table in Senate Republican primaries as tea party upstarts lost all six challenges to GOP incumbents, leaving the establishment upbeat about midterm elections and the insurgent movement beaten but unbowed.
A Columbus Realtor is disputing claims that she allowed work on her downtown building without a proper permit from the city. On Monday, the back brick wall at 421 Main St. collapsed, injuring Ann Davis, who suffered a broken arm and broken ribs.
Nerves and jitters were on the menu Thursday morning as pre-K and kindergarten students started their first day of school in the Columbus Municipal School District.
Construction is on schedule for the new Yokohama Tire Company plant in West Point to begin operations in roughly 14 months.
The Mississippi State University Student Association-funded Night Route, a transportation system that moves students from campus to various Starkville bars and restaurants, will transition to a taxi-based system that takes riders home from some venues, MSUSA President Brett Harris confirmed during his group's budget presentation to aldermen Tuesday.
Three state legislators from the Golden Triangle have been an awarded "A" gradings by the Business and Industry Political Education Committee.
Overall consumer spending grew more slowly in Mississippi than in any other state in 2012, reflecting the state's slow recovery from the recession.
Mississippi's attorney general has dropped criminal embezzlement charges against Republican state Rep. Brian Aldridge because of the death of a key witness.
Mississippi State University President Mark E. Keenum was elected by his fellow directors as vice chairman of the 15-member board of the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR) at the group's inaugural meeting on Aug. 7.
Monkey see, monkey do. But when a monkey takes a selfie, who owns the copyright?
Water utilities said Tuesday that the Mississippi Public Service Commission doesn't have the power to force them to allow victims of domestic abuse to hook up utilities without immediately paying deposits.
A bug can turn you into a vegetarian, or at least make you swear off red meat.
A suburban Detroit man who insisted he killed an unarmed woman on his porch in self-defense was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday after the jury rejected his tearful claim that he fired through a screen door in the wee hours because he feared his life was at risk.
Raising beef for the American dinner table does far more damage to the environment than producing pork, poultry, eggs or dairy, a new study says.
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