Martha Perine Beard went out on a high note Wednesday.
Frequent sanitation equipment failures could force Starkville aldermen to once again broach a residential rate increase after the board failed to raise monthly charges by $1.50 on Feb. 17.
The year's wet weather and cooler temperatures have not only caused numerous potholes to form in Starkville's roads, but also prevented city workers from acquiring the materials needed to fix the infrastructure issues.
Leslie Peel will retire as the director of Volunteer Columbus on Apr. 15.
A 911 hang-up call on Wednesday led to a Lumberton man being booked in Oktibbeha County Jail.
Last week, Cal-City opened in Caledonia.
A proposal to create state-funded vouchers for a small fraction of special education students is moving forward in the Mississippi Legislature.
Jurors will have to decide whether they believe Lawrence Reed acted with premeditation when he killed Clarksdale mayoral candidate Marco McMillian in 2013.
Two officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department early Thursday, authorities said, as demonstrators gathered after the resignation of the city's police chief in the wake of a scathing Justice Department report alleging bias in the police department and court.
The photo that became an Internet meme -- Hillary Rodham Clinton, wearing sunglasses, staring at her BlackBerry -- troubles Republicans on the House committee investigating the deadly attacks in Benghazi, Libya, for what they say is an incomprehensible omission.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon was born a few years before the Civil War in the antebellum South, the creation of a small group that set out to forge bonds among young men that would "hold them together for all time."
Health insurers would be banned from making patients pay higher out-of-pocket costs for oral medication taken at home than for chemotherapy received in a health care facility, under a bill moving through the Mississippi Legislature.
Get ready to see more red warning signs online as Google adds ammunition to its technological artillery for targeting devious schemes lurking on websites.
Armed with a sharp sense of smell, dogs have a long history of detecting explosives for their human handlers.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has delivered a check totaling just over $30 million to the state treasury from litigation involving cases against Standard & Poor's and Capital One Bank.
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