Starkville aldermen approved a $2.7 million-maximum bond package last week that will help workers tend to a growing list of road, drainage and access projects in the next three years.
Mississippi State University students and faculty, as well as local community members, elected officials and businesses are asked to wear and donate denim Wednesday as part of Denim Day, an annual event recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Nissan Motor Co. is donating $500,000 to help fund exhibits and a dining area at two Mississippi history museums being built in downtown Jackson.
A conservative group announced last week that it will try to put a term-limits amendment on the Mississippi ballot, but history shows there's a good chance the proposal will never even come up for a vote.
Social media is a chronicle of life, and sometimes death. So it should be no surprise that a site of great human and cultural loss in Nepal's devastating earthquake is now barraged with the clicking of smartphones.
It had all the trappings of a down-home country fair somewhere well below the Mason-Dixon line: Lynyrd Skynyrd medleys, mile-long lines for fried chicken, barbeque and draft beer, and a plethora of Confederate flags emblazoning everything from belt buckles to motorcycle vests to trucker caps.
National Guard troops fanned out through the city, shield-bearing police officers blocked the streets and firefighters doused still-simmering blazes early today as a growing area of Baltimore shuddered from riots following the funeral of a black man who died in police custody.
The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride in drinking water because some kids are getting too much, causing white splotches on their teeth.
Eager to build on the U.S.-Japan alliance, President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will work to strengthen economic ties further while confronting stiff resistance from the U.S. president's own political party to a massive new Pacific Rim trade deal.
The Supreme Court is set to hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage the law of the land.
If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity.
This is war. "And we are losing," said Clifford McManus, 25, as he scanned the carnage of battle Sunday morning.
For years, Leigh Mall businesses and shoppers have wrestled with bad parking lot conditions. Now mall ownership presumably has a plan to fix the problem.
Dr. Cathy Davis will begin her new position as Oak Hill Academy's headmaster June 8, Oak Hill board president Gene Childress announced Monday. She succeeds Yandell Harris who is returning to coaching at Heritage Academy.
Nepali students at Mississippi University for Women gathered at university president Jim Borsig's house on Saturday to wait together for news of family and friends from Nepal, where a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated the small country Saturday.
Sunday mornings in America see thousands flock to church and Sunday school. As the preacher reviews his sermon's notes, congregation members fill pews, mothers settle children, friends greet each other and choir members fan themselves with programs.
Malik Newman needed a minute.
Nothing gets a point across quite like the clanging of a cowbell.
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