Brian and Laura Beth Johnston of Madison learned in December that their 4-year-old son, Fraiser, has autism.
With a moment of silence, the tolling of church bells and a call for kindness, Boston marked the second anniversary of the marathon bombings Wednesday.
The body of a Crawford man who had not been seen since late Sunday was found in a catfish pond in southwest Lowndes County on Wednesday.
Public Works Director Casey Bush said a brick culvert in the southbound lane near Boman Shelton Drive collapsed at about 10 a.m. today.
Percy Sledge, who soared from part-time singer and hospital orderly to lasting fame with his aching, forlorn performance on the classic "When a Man Loves a Woman," died Tuesday in Louisiana. He was 74.
It's not stretching the point too far to say that 12 months of the year Weyerhaeuser in Columbus makes diapers, but one month out of the year it collects them, too.
Heavy rains brought flash flooding Tuesday afternoon that stranded drivers on north Columbus roadways and even displaced some city residents.
The West Point Board of Selectmen agreed Tuesday to contribute to the construction of Clay County's latest attraction.
The Starkville School District is exploring a deal with East Mississippi Community College that would allow the junior college to offer general education testing and college-level classes at West Oktibbeha County High School.
Blue ribbons spotted in downtown Columbus and nearby are visual reminders that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Most of the hundreds of training aircraft grounded last week by the U.S. Air Force because of a potential malfunction in the engines' oil line are expected to be back in the air today, according to a military spokesman.
Authorities say a south Georgia man shot an armadillo, but ended up accidentally wounding his mother-in-law when the bullet ricocheted off the mammal known for its hard shell.
A 73-year-old Oklahoma volunteer sheriff's deputy who authorities said fatally shot a suspect after confusing his stun gun and handgun was booked into the county jail Tuesday on a manslaughter charge.
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