The Columbus City Council on Tuesday fired a firefighter because he married a family member of a fellow firefighter.
It will now cost more money to hold an event at the Trotter Convention Center.
Each property owner that has not had an instance of violent crime at one of its events in the past five years is exempt from that requirement.
The Columbus city council unanimously voted Tuesday to transfer a city firefighter to another department after he married the relative of a fellow firefighter.
Starkville administrators downplayed a department head's prediction of future water rate hikes by saying the forecast is premature before the city receives its Fiscal Year 2013-2014 audit in early 2015.
Columbus officials confirmed plans for a 13,000 square foot commercial building to be built behind the Walgreens on Highway 45 North.
A former director of biofuel maker KiOR says he tried to warn other board members about problems with KiOR's technology.
Sixteen applicants have been whittled to four as the Columbus Lowndes Recreation Authority board looks to hire a new executive director.
Fewer than 900 Mississippi voters might have cast a ballot in one party's primary June 3 and then improperly crossed over to vote in other party's runoff three weeks later.
A judge on Wednesday ruled a Greenwood doctor unfit to stand trial for his alleged role in a murder-for-hire scheme to kill a local attorney.
A man told police he poured vodka into the IV feeding tube of his girlfriend's disabled 13-year-old son to settle him down, a dose of alcohol that contributed to his death, according to court documents released Wednesday.
Brittany Maynard will not live to see if her advocacy makes a difference.
Rick Steves smokes the occasional joint, but he's not arguing for marijuana legalization in Oregon just because he likes to get high.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling for unlimited natural gas and oil exports, saying it would help the American economy and aid American allies threatened by Russia's control of European natural gas supplies.
Millions of Americans may qualify for waivers from the most unpopular part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? It could happen. Military folks who squirted vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from health workers, a study found.
An off-duty police officer fatally shot an 18-year-old man who opened fire during a chase in south St. Louis.
A sheriff's deputy who went into the apartment where the Dallas Ebola patient stayed was hospitalized out of an "abundance of caution" after falling ill Wednesday, officials said.
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