Using certain electronic cigarettes at high temperature settings could potentially release more formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical, than smoking traditional cigarettes does, new lab tests suggest.
Officials in Newtown voted Wednesday night to tear down the home where Adam Lanza lived before he carried out the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Starkville's statement of equality and its plus-one insurance offering will remain off the books after aldermen overrode Mayor Parker Wiseman's vetoes 5-2 Tuesday.
A fourth applicant is now seeking appointment to the Columbus Municipal School Board.
John Dickerson, a Columbus native who instilled character in an untold number of young people and who also played a quiet, but important, role in integration during a historic career as an educator and coach, died Monday.
A Lowndes County man is in custody for murder in the Monday morning shooting death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son.
There are no injuries after an Artesia home was severely damaged by a house fire Tuesday morning.
The man who has led East Mississippi Community College forward in the 21st century has announced his retirement.
he Republican-controlled Senate education panel is beginning its revision of the landmark No Child Left Behind education law.
Job creation, schools, tax cuts and tourism are among the issues Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant will discuss Wednesday during his annual State of the State address.
President Barack Obama says it's time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas.
Pope Francis praised big families on Wednesday as a gift from God, after his comments that Catholics don't have to breed "like rabbits" made headlines this week.
Japan is doing all it can to free two hostages the Islamic State group is threatening to kill unless it receives $200 million.
The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of the Union speech Tuesday night.
Almost four years after its construction and months of renovations, Unity Park and its numerous plaques honoring local and state figures key in advancing civil rights were formally dedicated and unveiled during Starkville's Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle will hold a community blood drive in the hospital's Outpatient Pavilion Conference Center on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Columbus City Council now has three names to consider in filling a pair of vacancies on the Columbus Municipal School District board.
At 11 a.m., as the sun neared its highest point and the day became unseasonably warm, a crowd of marchers departed from Missionary Union Baptist Church. They marched to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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