For a pair of first-time presidential hopefuls, the sudden injection of the childhood vaccine debate into the 2016 campaign is a lesson in how unexpected issues can become stumbling blocks.
The United States is about to begin destroying its largest remaining stockpile of chemical-laden artillery shells, marking a milestone in the global campaign to eradicate a debilitating weapon that still creeps into modern wars.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors and the Board of Trustees of Lowndes County Reserve & Trust Fund have good news to report.
A fifth applicant is seeking appointment to the Columbus Municipal School District's board.
Monday was the day property taxes came due. Those who failed to meet that deadline face a 1 percent per month penalty.
John Cohen is used to addressing a younger crowd.
Calls for a major school construction referendum are now moot after Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley rescinded a $13.2 million bond intent notice Monday.
The handlers of Pennsylvania's most famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, said Monday the furry rodent has forecast six more weeks of winter.
A mayor in Wisconsin has learned a valuable lesson about his city's weather-predicting critter: Don't get too close.
As the 2015 elections approach, Republican leaders in the Mississippi Legislature appear to be reaching a consensus to spend more on K-12 education in next year's budget.
Mississippi's prison population, which has consistently ranked second in the nation per capita, has seen a decrease of almost 3,000 inmates in the last year.
Computer industry groups are joining Google's effort to block an investigation by Mississippi's attorney general.
The man stands furtively on a street corner, his face masked by a hoodie, his tense eyes scanning the crowd for any hint of Islamic State militants.
Kenji Goto's words, now more than four years old, have taken on a new poignancy.
An expected vote on a Senate bill aimed at reducing a suicide epidemic among military veterans was delayed Monday by a winter storm that walloped the Midwest and Northeast.
The families of 51 people who died in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches in small General Motors cars will get payments from a company fund.
Cuba has published the first photos of Fidel Castro in more than five months, showing the 88-year-old former leader engaged in what appears to be a lively conversation with a university student.
Ame Robertson played softball under former New Hope High School coach Cary Shepherd for six years. She remembers that when she was a freshman, her old coach once called her into a meeting, and Robertson expected the worst.
A statewide tally of homeless Mississippians conducted last week shows that Lowndes County numbers are down.
1. Hickman fired as CMSD superintendent COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Bond revoked again for attempted kidnapping suspect STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Pride parade reconsideration prospects grim STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Investigators trying to ID owner of gun found at Columbus Middle School COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Two men vying for CMSD board vacancy COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY