Marvin Banks' drug use and drinking had worsened in recent years and he was hearing voices in his head.
A Mississippi Subway restaurant employee has been fired after posting a photo on Facebook that appeared to show her in uniform celebrating the killing of two police officers in Hattiesburg.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle received an 'A' patient safety rating in the Spring 2015 Safety Score by Leapfrog Group.
Blake Casano, 7, left, and her friend, Mary Kate Broocks, 7, watch as Elizabeth Casano, right, squeezes lemons to make lemonade at the Hitching Lot Farmers Market on Saturday.
Sharply dressed young men and women moved from table to table. They shook hands, sat down and presented their resumes.
Lowndes County residents will go to the polls Tuesday to vote for or against a proposed $44 million bond issue for capital improvements throughout the district.
With lowered flags and prayers, Hattiesburg is mourning two police officers, while the four people arrested after their shooting deaths await an initial court appearance today.
Enrollment in state pre-kindergarten programs inched up slightly last year, but there's been little change in the overall percentage of children participating in the programs, according to a national study on early education released Monday.
Teen-aged girls can be persistent. Sometimes, fathers can be, too.
Approximately 69 Columbus third graders are facing the possibility of being held back after the state Department of Education released the passing requirements for the first statewide reading test Friday.
Call it a practice run: Starkville's seven-member park advisory board canceled its Friday meeting after members learned city staff did not properly notice the gathering according to the Open Meetings Act.
Mississippi State University graduates heard from a fellow Bulldog who returned to his alma mater to share lessons learned from his own path to success.
Gov. Phil Bryant couldn't have asked for a better Friday.
Dr. Doris Taylor told Mississippi University for Women graduates Saturday learning should not stop once they complete their degrees.
This weekend, children all over the country will celebrate their mothers by sending her a card, making her a gift or just spending extra time with her.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday that Mississippi State University will lead a team of 13 universities in running a new national center to research unmanned aerial vehicles.
A huge nationwide spike in hospitalizations last month caused by a class of drugs often called "synthetic marijuana" illustrates the potency and dangers of the chemicals used to make them and the shifty tactics authorities believe manufacturers are using to evade regulation.
1. Lee Middle deal possibly a month away COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Innovation Challenge gives young entrepreneurs a head start STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. CAFB air show reduced to one day COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. The view from above: Flights offer insight into Wings Over Columbus acts COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Photos: Super Bulldog Weekend STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY