Mississippi University for Women is celebrating Christmas in a big way this year, beginning what campus officials hope will become a community-wide, annual tradition.
Billionaire Warren Buffett is again calling for higher taxes on the "ultrarich" and he's urging Congress to compromise on spending cuts and tax increases.
A Columbus man was sentenced to 23 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to armed robbery in Lowndes County Circuit Court Monday.
The Starkville School District has seen a five-percent increase in student enrollment over the past two years, and though this hardly comes as a surprise to district officials, classroom space is becoming an issue, particularly in the elementary schools.
In the busy and under-staffed offices of New Orleans' flood-control leaders, there's an uneasy feeling about what lies ahead.
The person behind one of the country's fastest-growing animal rescues can't even vote yet. And neither can most of the people leading its 10 chapters across the nation.
Dozens of Mississippi school districts are looking for a new supplier for bread and rolls as the shutdown of Hostess impacts lunchrooms.
It's that time of year when the twinkling of Christmas tree lights can be seen in nearly every home. Trees decorated with tinsel and homemade ornaments, with presents nestled under the branches, are proudly displayed in living rooms.
Ross Waycaster said he knew from an early age that he would be working with computers, in some fashion, for the rest of his life. He started building websites at age 12.
Mississippi legislators head into the 2013 session knowing they have deficits to address in corrections and Medicaid.
It was a brazen and surprisingly long-lived scheme, authorities said, to help aspiring public school teachers cheat on the tests they must pass to prove they are qualified to lead their classrooms.
A big coalition of business groups says there must be give-and-take in the negotiations to avoid the "fiscal cliff" of massive tax increases and spending cuts. But raising tax rates -- a White House priority -- is out of the question, the group adds.
Sorry, fellas, but President Barack Obama's re-election makes it official: Women can overrule men at the ballot box.
Over the last few years, there has been a national movement to support small business. Small Business Saturday follows Black Friday and encourages shoppers to shop local and support members of their community by shopping at small, locally-owned businesses instead of big national chain stores.
Late on election night, a small melee erupted at the University of Mississippi here when a group of white students frustrated by the reelection of President Obama marched outside and began shouting racial slurs at African-American students.
Residents of Carver Drive in Starkville are still awaiting improvements on the drainage and sewage ditch that borders the west end of the street.
The remains of former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will be exhumed Tuesday as part of a renewed investigation into his death, a Palestinian investigator said Saturday.
Police say a Massachusetts man left his girlfriend's 2-year-old son in a car while he went shopping for Black Friday bargains, then went home with his new 51-inch flat screen television and left the toddler behind.
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