The Mississippi Department of Education is seeking public comment on possible revisions to its English language arts and mathematics academic standards.
A drug manufacturer is asking the Mississippi Supreme Court to reverse a $38.2 million judgment for the state in a Medicaid drug-pricing lawsuit.
The Mississippi Development Authority will lead a delegation of Mississippi companies on a business development trip to Japan and South Korea on Oct. 14-21.
House and Senate Republican leaders are ready to tell GOP lawmakers about their proposals for responding to a Supreme Court decision that could abruptly halt federal health care subsidies for millions of people.
Rachel Dolezal, born to white parents, self-identifies as black -- a decision that illustrates how fluid identity can be in a diversifying America, as the rigid racial structures that have defined most of this country's history seem, for some, to be softening.
Targeting youth unemployment, Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to propose tax credits to encourage businesses to train young people and offer apprenticeships to develop lifelong job skills.
Gunshots rang out in south Columbus on Monday afternoon in the area of Fifth Avenue South, causing a group of teenagers to bolt and officers from the Columbus Police Department to respond to the area.
It takes three minutes to walk to the center of the 30-by-30-foot formation being painted underneath a blue sun-structure behind Franklin Academy Medical Sciences and Wellness Magnet School.
The plan to reduce wasteful spending in the Columbus public works department is evidently starting to pay dividends.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors agreed Monday to purchase a parking lot and building near the courthouse.
Starkville aldermen could pave the way for infrastructure improvements associated with a $21.9 million, mixed-use development along eastern Highway 12 during today's city meeting.
Terry Walters, 57, has accepted the role as head of school for CCA and will serve as principal for grades 7-12.
The first time Chris Clark cut someone's hair other than his own, it did not go well.
A blogger who pleaded guilty in a conspiracy to break into a nursing home and shoot unauthorized video of the ailing wife of a U.S. senator was sentenced Monday to serve more than two years in prison.
Two escaped murderers remained at large as a woman charged with helping the killers flee from a maximum-security prison by providing them hacksaw blades, chisels and other tools made a second appearance in a New York court.
Willie Hill sat on a folding chair under the porch of a small utility building, waiting for the official dedication ceremonies for his new home next door.
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