Forgive Pope Francis' security team for looking a bit nervous.
As they struggle to get ahead, many low-wage workers are not taking advantage of job training or educational programs that could help them make the leap to better-paying jobs.
A popular tune by Simon and Garfunkel written after John F. Kennedy's assassination and Chubby Checker's 1960s dance hit "The Twist" will be among 25 recordings selected for preservation at the Library of Congress.
Some of the nation's biggest oil and gas companies have made peace with environmentalists, agreeing to a voluntary set of tough new standards for fracking in the Northeast that could lead to a major expansion of drilling.
A currently defunct gas station is at the center of a dispute between the City of Columbus and the station operator, who contends he is not responsible for removing four free-standing fuel tanks which city fire officials have declared a hazard.
Trotter Convention Center's long-awaited renovations will soon be underway, with $2 million in improvements planned for the aging facility.
Today marks the advent of spring, ushering in warmer temperatures and a growing Columbus tradition. Noon Tunes kicks off Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Trotter Convention Center courtyard, with live music from light rock favorite Paul Brady.
A lawsuit against the City of Columbus has been dismissed.
Starkville Electric Department General Manager Terry Kemp said Tuesday two power outages are needed this summer to proceed with installing a secondary high-voltage feeder line to the city.
Last week, Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant signed legislation designed to ensure religious liberties in the state's schools. While widely lauded by many in conservative Christian camps, others believe the legislation's impact may result in some unintended consequences that go far beyond assuring that students can reference religion over the school intercom, at sporting events or at graduation ceremonies.
State Rep. Joey Hood, R-Ackerman, says he will seek legislation soon to rename a portion of a local roadway after former Mississippi State University President Dr. Donald Zacharias.
Oktibbeha County residents wishing to file for homestead exemption must do so by April 1.
No study needed, Gov. Phil Bryant said Monday. He'll just try again next year. Bryant vetoed Senate Bill 2141, which called for a 13-member task force to study how Mississippi's local school boards are selected.
The ruddy-cheeked, camouflage-clad boy in the photo smiles out from behind a pair of glasses, proudly holding a gun his father gave him as a present for his upcoming 11th birthday.
America's lower-income workers have posted the biggest job gains since the deep 2007-09 recession -- but few are bragging.
Beer enthusiasts in Mississippi will soon be able to legally brew their own beer, thanks to a bill Gov. Phil Bryant has signed into law.
A government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.
Wearing a T-shirt with "killer" scrawled across it, a teenager cursed and gestured obscenely as he was given three life sentences Tuesday for shooting to death three students in an Ohio high school cafeteria.
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