The mayor of a small town in the Mississippi Delta has been indicted on false pretense and wire fraud charges related to his construction company's invoices for grants to rehabilitate houses, according to court records.
Power bills will be going up in February for customers of Entergy Mississippi and Mississippi Power Co.
Former NBA star Charles D. Smith says he feels remorse for coming to Pyongyang with Dennis Rodman for a game on the North Korean leader's birthday because the event has been dwarfed by politics and tainted by Rodman's own comments.
The Mississippi Municipal League will once again press state legislators to pass the Citizens for Economic Development Act when they convene today in Jackson for the 2014 legislative session.
There were seven DUI arrests in Lowndes County over the New Year holiday, a number local law enforcement says is dramatically lower than in past years.
Lowndes County is one of 20 counties in Mississippi that will see substantial savings on aerial mapping photography by entering into a mutual agreement with state legislators and Mississippi Department of Transportation.
John "Slugo" McClanahan, an outdoor enthusiast and rustic renaissance man who throughout his eclectic life took Waylon Jennings fishing, had a famous dog named "Buckshot" and was a self-taught master carpenter, died Sunday night at his Columbus home.
Starkville aldermen will interview the three finalists for the city's vacant chief administrative officer position beginning at 4 p.m. in the City Hall courtroom.
Thomas Cass Johnson, 27, of Maben, was killed and three others were injured after a three-car wreck occurred about 10 a.m. Monday on Hwy. 15 North in Webster County.
A former Mississippi police chief accused of demanding money or property in exchange for dropping criminal charges against people is scheduled to plead guilty Wednesday in a federal bribery and extortion case.
Mississippi lawmakers start their three-month session at noon today, and they face a long agenda. They'll write a budget, seek ways to control prison costs, debate education policy and argue about health care.
In the least populated county in the least populated state, old Ford and Chevy pickup trucks roam -- and rule -- the roads.
If you hit the gym this month, you may have to wait a little longer than usual for a turn on the treadmill. As people vow to keep the common New Year's resolution of getting into shape, local gyms are filled to near capacity. Beth Jeffers, owner of The Fitness Factor, said her gym sees an average membership increase of 15 to 20 percent in the first of the year.
A year after the Mississippi Silicon project fell through in Lowndes County, entities are getting reimbursed nearly a quarter of a million dollars.
Farmers hustled to harvest citrus and protect strawberries, homeless shelters admitted all comers, Terrebonne Parish jail inmates got extra blankets and people were warned to protect pipes, plants and pets as arctic air smacked into the Deep South and temperatures plummeted in Louisiana and Mississippi.
From current and former government administrators to doctoral student and fast food restaurant manager, Oktibbeha County's current list of county administrator applicants is comprised of people with a wide array of backgrounds. Thirty-two people have applied for the vacant position.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. says it's considering taking legal action against "responsible parties" after DNA testing showed traces of fox meat in the donkey meat it sold in China.
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