A Columbus event that honored the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for nearly a decade is no more, but the city will have several events to celebrate the message of the civil rights icon.
Starkville aldermen previously bemoaned the issuance of certificates of participation to construct a new city hall and their subsequent passage by the prior administration as a financial burden that circumvented the will of the people.
The trial of 14 alleged members of a white supremacist prison gang in Mississippi has been pushed back again, this time to Aug. 3.
Divers retrieved one black box today and located the other from the AirAsia plane that crashed more than two weeks ago, key developments that should help investigators unravel what caused the aircraft to plummet into the Java Sea.
Every junior and senior attending Lowndes County high schools will have the opportunity to take the WorkKeys Test beginning in March.
The race for Lowndes County sheriff has become a three-candidate affair less than a week after qualifying for county elections began.
Lowndes County School District board members have decided to postpone a district-wide vote on a bond issue expected to be worth $39.9 million.
This week, the average cost of a gallon of gasoline in Mississippi dipped below the $2-mark.
Although petitioners hoping to force a $13.2 million-maximum Oktibbeha County School District bond to an election were short of signatures Saturday, organizers stepped up door-to-door canvassing efforts this weekend.
Mississippi again ranks last in the nation in school performance according to an influential evaluation released Thursday.
Bankrupt biofuel maker KiOR and controlling shareholder Vinod Khosla say the state of Mississippi is using legal tactics in an attempt to squeeze money from the company.
France vowed to combat terrorism with "a cry for freedom" in a giant rally for unity today after a three-day spree of violence horrified the world.
The second-highest leader of the Mississippi House said Thursday that legislators have fulfilled their promises to improve public schools, and he urged voters to defeat an education funding proposal that will be on the ballot in November.
Florida authorities say George Zimmerman, whose acquittal of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a national debate on race and self-defense laws, has been arrested for allegedly throwing a wine bottle at his girlfriend.
In a move that surprised his most loyal supporters and former staff, Mitt Romney told several donors Friday he is seriously considering a third run for the White House.
Congressional Republicans and Nebraska's Supreme Court have shipped the Keystone XL oil pipeline project right back to a reluctant President Barack Obama.
Are we all Charlie now?
THE ATCHAFALAYA SWAMP, La. -- The bridge is closed that leads over Bayou Mercier to Greg's cypress cabin, creating a circuitous detour and an even quieter-than-usual space on the edge of the swamp. I don't mind the detour.
Dear Terrorists: OK, you win. We surrender.
1. Cannizaro out as MSU baseball coach STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Pride denied: Aldermen shoot down LGBT parade request STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Petition calls for Baptist to reinstate privileges for longtime OBGYN COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Caledonia student arrested for weapon possession may have been bullied COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Man gets 40 years for killing cousin COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY