If all goes smoothly, Mississippi University for Women should have a new president as early as this fall.
The Mississippi attorney general's attempt to investigate Google is on hold for at least four more months.
House Speaker Philip Gunn used an analogy involving goats and church tithing Monday to make the point that Mississippi would never lose money under a long-term proposal to phase out the state personal income tax.
The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it says the bullets can pierce a police officer's protective vest when fired from a handgun.
The world's richest person got even richer this year. And a basketball superstar-turned-owner made the list for the first time.
A total of 38 candidates have qualified to run for office in Lowndes County.
It appears Tim Cox will continue to serve as Starkville's insurance agent of record.
The No. 11 Mississippi State women's basketball team defeated Ole Miss 55-47 before a single-game record crowd of 7,326 at Humphrey Coliseum on Sunday.
In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, "I Am Not Spock" -- an attempt to show the world he had many more facets than the pointy-eared character that had come to define him.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is among the leaders of a new economic development firm formed by Ridgeland-based Butler Snow LLP.
It's election year, and Mississippi policymakers are engaged in an escalating debate over who can offer the biggest, juiciest tax cut.
Members of the Columbus City Council are expected to make two appointments to the Columbus Municipal School District Board of Trustees in coming meetings. Below is a summary of applicants for the two available positions.
A 41-year-old man is dead after being found shot in a vehicle parked in front of a Holly Hills home in Columbus early Saturday.
Forrest Allgood and Scott Colom are both vying to be the district attorney that oversees the Golden Triangle.
Candidates making a late push to qualify for county races before Friday's 5 p.m. deadline added interest and surprised incumbents in a few developed races.
For long-time developer Mark Castleberry, The Mill at Mississippi State University represents the most challenging project of his career.
Twenty-four Democrats, 14 Republicans and two independents tossed their hats into the races for 18 elected Oktibbeha County positions before Friday's qualification window closed.
Attorneys for death row inmate Charles Ray Crawford will argue before the Mississippi Supreme Court March 23 that the man's 1994 rape conviction should be tossed out because he received poor legal representation at his trial.
1. Starkville Walmart murder suspect had criminal history STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Second child involved in Sunday wreck dies COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Officer fired for pointing gun at subdued suspect COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Architectural plans in place for downtown hotel COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Two local educators inducted to Unity Park STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY