The 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base will activate the 81st Fighter Squadron during a ceremony Thursday at Moody Air Force Base in Valdosta, Georgia.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Department, acting on a tip from a citizen, discovered a scene Monday that seemed outdated.
State Auditor Stacey Pickering spoke Tuesday at the meeting of the Lowndes County Republican Women.
Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley took no action on a proposed $13.2 million bond after opponents delivered about 2,000 signatures.
West Point has a new fire chief.
In an emotional act of defiance, Charlie Hebdo resurrected its irreverent and often provocative newspaper Tuesday.
In a city still shaken after deadly Islamic terror attacks, authorities said 54 people had been detained for defending or glorifying terrorism.
An Alabama middle school principal wants to stockpile cans of corn and peas in classrooms for students to hurl at possible intruders as a last resort defense.
Mississippi tax collections are running $91 million ahead of expectations just over halfway into the fiscal year, a top budget writer said Tuesday.
House Republicans pushed through a proposal for alternate wording for a state constitutional referendum on school funding Tuesday, as supporters of the original language howled that the effort aimed to sabotage the November vote.
Mississippi authorities say D'Juan Holloway, wanted in the shooting death of a Gulfport man, was arrested Monday after a gunfight with New Mexico law enforcement.
Mitt Romney's unexpected step into the 2016 presidential contest is drawing enthusiasm from the GOP's most passionate conservatives.
Suicides among members of the active-duty military personnel rose slightly in 2014.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee has accused President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, of double standards in parenting, saying in an interview published Tuesday that the first family shelters its daughters from some things but allows them to listen to the music of Beyonce.
Kabir Karriem announced Monday his candidacy for District 41 state representative.
Of the $1.1 million worth of textbooks the Columbus Municipal School Board of Trustees has voted to purchase in the last six months, $34,547 currently stands as a waste.
Three Columbus councilmen have qualified to run in county and state elections this year and if they are declared winners they would be forced to vacate their council posts mid-term.
Less than a week after addressing the Lowndes County School District Board of Trustees, the Golden Triangle Development LINK made the same pitch to Columbus city schools Monday night.
With a native son headed west to lead the University of Nebraska, Mississippi's College Board is looking for a leader to oversee its eight public universities.
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