They stood out at the ribbon cutting. Amidst the crowd of local media clamoring to get a photo of Governor Phil Bryant as he opened Yokohama Boulevard, three journalists were not from a local outlet, or even a Mississippi media group.
A Mississippi organization is formally seeking signatures on a petition for a ballot initiative measure that would legalize and regulate cannabis and industrial hemp throughout the state.
The GED Testing Service has announced a special offer to help adults prepare for and take the GED test next month.
New challengers have emerged for Oktibbeha County's circuit clerk, District 2 supervisor and coroner, meaning incumbents must now launch their own campaigns for re-election.
All Mississippi politicians say they love education, especially during election years. The key question is: How do they translate that love into public policy?
Republican lawmakers are already signaling they will do what they can to block President Barack Obama's pitch for tax increases on the wealthiest Americans.
Oprah Winfrey and fellow actors from the movie "Selma" marched with hundreds in a tribute to Martin Luther King Jr., one of many events around the nation ushering in today's federal holiday for the slain civil rights leader.
Weyerhaeuser Co.'s Columbus pulp mill is paying a $37,500 civil fine for exceeding emissions limits during a 2013 test.
A contractor for the Steel Dynamics mill in Columbus is paying a $61,867 civil fine for environmental violations relating to hazardous waste and emergency readiness.
Two teenage Kentucky sweethearts suspected in a crime spree of stolen vehicles and pilfered checks across the U.S. South have been taken into custody in Florida, authorities said Sunday.
MTV is taking the color out of its programming on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to encourage people to talk about what race means in their lives.
A Lowndes County family lost their home Friday morning.
Flonzie Brown-Wright, Mississippi native, Civil Rights activist and former aide to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., visited Columbus and spoke at a prayer breakfast at Stephens Chapel M.B. Church on Saturday morning.
For Cathy Griffith and Rich Coachys, there is no sound more beautiful than the collective whir of 100-plus sewing machines.
The race for Lowndes County Circuit Clerk is now a five-person contest after three Republicans qualified to run.
On Monday, Starkville residents will march in solidarity of equal rights during Martin Luther King Jr. Day. One day later, aldermen are expected to rubberstamp decisions that critics say take away equality from members of the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender community.
The Mississippi Community College Board remained at an impasse in its search for a new executive director Friday, amid growing accusations that Gov. Phil Bryant has improperly intervened. Bryant denies any improper action.
Mississippi is withdrawing from a multi-state testing consortium as the state Board of Education prepares to seek new bids for state tests and tries to navigate political pressure surrounding its selection of tests and continued use of the Common Core State Standards.
Mississippi's attorney general says a suit against him by Google should be dismissed.
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