Businesses seeking highly skilled workers from overseas took less than a week to snap up all 85,000 visas available for next year, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced Monday.
Did the missing Malaysian jet plunge into the ocean at a steep angle, leaving virtually no debris on the surface? Did it come in flat, clip a wave and cartwheel into pieces? Or did it break up in midair, sending chunks tumbling down over a wide swath of water?
Immanuel Christian School is no longer affiliated with Immanuel Baptist Church. Church members on Sunday voted to accept a proposal from eight local businessmen that relieves the church from all obligations to the 35-year-old school and effectively severs the connection between the two, Pastor Charles Mullins confirmed.
A study conducted by the city's project managing firm -- one that lead to placing GPS trackers on city trucks to track their whereabouts -- revealed a potential waste of more than $1 million in the city's public works department.
Mississippi lawmakers used their 2014 session to enact substantial changes to the state's criminal justice system, give pay raises to teachers and a few thousand lower-paid state employees and put more money into training new state troopers.
Oktibbeha County supervisors promoted Comptroller Emily Garrard to county administrator despite Board President Orlando Trainer's pleas to hire Ivory Williams, Jackson's former deputy chief administrator for funding and deputy director of housing and community development.
Republicans can't seem to reach an official party line this election year on the old Washington custom of using the federal budget to benefit the folks back home.
Underwater sounds detected by a ship searching the southern Indian Ocean for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet are consistent with the pings from aircraft black boxes, an Australian official said today, dubbing it "a most promising lead" in the month-long hunt for the vanished plane.
The families of those who died in General Motors cars with defective ignition switches want prosecutors to go after GM insiders responsible for letting the problems fester for more than a decade -- and perhaps for covering them up.
Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: "Let's put on a show!" He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.
Police in Yazoo City say a 9-year-old girl has been missing since Sunday evening, when she was last seen playing in flood waters outside the back door of her home.
After a pile of complaints from residents and tourists about a stinky problem downtown, the City of Natchez is on "poop patrol."
A woman visiting the Warren County Jail is now in the jail herself.
Mississippi's chief gambling regulator is heading up a group that will gather data on how Internet gambling and sports betting are working other states.
A federal appeals court panel has overturned a lower court's ordered granting an appeal hearing in a Mississippi robbery and aggravated assault case.
During the 2014 Mississippi legislative session, one of the most influential lawmakers was Rep. Andy Gipson, chairman of the House Judiciary B Committee. The Republican from Braxton was a main sponsor of the session's most complex legislation, House Bill 585, a package designed to make Mississippi's criminal justice system more efficient and less expensive.
A couple of weeks after the official arrival of Spring, people all across the Golden Triangle celebrated the season by taking in some of the seven major events held Saturday.
As Columbus councilmen mull funding mechanisms for capital improvements, two Lowndes County supervisors are looking to address infrastructural issues in their respective districts.
The son of the Noxubee County Sheriff has been arrested for the third time in less than six months.
1. Man arrested after allegedly shooting into murder victim's home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Columbus hires police consultant COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Man jailed after being caught in former romantic partner's home COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY