Voters in November 2015 will decide a referendum to write a funding guarantee for "an adequate and efficient system of free public schools" into Mississippi's constitution.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2014 Christmas holiday enforcement period at 6 p.m. Tuesday and conclude at midnight Christmas night.
Craggy-faced and ornery, Edgar Ray Killen bears the signs of his 89 years.
An hours-long Internet outage Tuesday in one of the world's least-wired countries was probably more inconvenient to foreigners than to North Korean residents.
British singer Joe Cocker is dead at age 70.
Blaine Garrard, 24, stands amongst the rubble of what used to be Sno Biz, the snow cone shack that had been in Columbus since the early 1990s.
The national average price of gasoline has hit a five-year low just in time for Christmas.
In the face of immense uncertainty, a group of employees laid off from the closed Sanderson Plumbing facility in Columbus have pushed ahead toward a new chapter.
Police departments around the country are on alert after a man ambushed two officers and shot them to death inside their patrol car Saturday.
Senator Charles "Chuck" Younger was sworn in on Friday to fill the District 17 seat left vacant by the late Terry Brown.
Forrest County District Attorney Patricia Burchell told the Hattiesburg American that she will ask a grand jury to indict as many as nine college students involved in the kidnapping of a flamingo from the Hattiesburg Zoo.
Senate majority in hand, ascendant Republicans are set to challenge President Barack Obama and the Democrats on Capitol Hill come January.
American businesses have begun imagining ways to capitalize on last week's announcement that the United States will restore diplomatic ties with Cuba and ease curbs on trade.
How do you joke about the Sony hacking story? After all, it was an attempt at comedy that launched this whole sobering mess.
Although the steep drop in gas prices did not come early enough to factor into the city of Columbus' $4.5 million infrastructure improvement project, city project manager Robin Eastman says work is coming in on schedule and under budget.
The Lowndes County School District board will meet Monday to discuss a proposed bond issue that could allow the district to expand and renovate district facilities.
Next month, Golden Triangle Regional Airport Director Mike Hainsey will make a presentation to fund an incentive package he believes is essential to attracting a carrier that will begin west-bound air travel.
Google Inc. is suing Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, trying to block him from pursuing criminal charges or filing a civil lawsuit against the company.
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