The field of applicants seeking two Columbus Municipal School District board slots continues to get more crowded.
There have been 15 reported sightings of unidentified flying objects in the Golden Triangle over the last 40 years, according to the National UFO Reporting Center.
Two Mississippi Senate bills seeking to more specifically define what constitutes a public meeting have both died in committee, according to the legislature's website.
Starkville Fire Chief Rodger Mann will conclude his almost 33-year career with the city by retiring Feb. 22, he announced Tuesday.
Change is coming for public school students in Oktibbeha County.
Jordan executed two al-Qaida prisoners before dawn today, just hours after an online video purported to show Islamic State group militants burning a captured Jordanian pilot to death in a cage.
As Kurdish fighters gathered around a fire in this damp, frigid mountain town in northwestern Iraq, exhausted from battling the Islamic State group, a surprising recruit wearing a tactical vest with the words "Christ is Lord" scribbled on it joined them.
Mississippi's nearly 300 cities and towns could collectively get about $30 million more sales tax money under proposals lawmakers are considering.
Newly empowered congressional Republicans challenged President Barack Obama at both ends of the Capitol on Tuesday.
The Mississippi State Department of Health would lose its role in deciding whether a child can skip or delay a mandatory vaccination against measles or other diseases, under a proposal that awaits debate at the state Capitol.
Hillary Rodham Clinton is tweaking Republicans who say vaccinations should be optional, writing on social media that vaccines protect the lives of children.
For a pair of first-time presidential hopefuls, the sudden injection of the childhood vaccine debate into the 2016 campaign is a lesson in how unexpected issues can become stumbling blocks.
The United States is about to begin destroying its largest remaining stockpile of chemical-laden artillery shells, marking a milestone in the global campaign to eradicate a debilitating weapon that still creeps into modern wars.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors and the Board of Trustees of Lowndes County Reserve & Trust Fund have good news to report.
A fifth applicant is seeking appointment to the Columbus Municipal School District's board.
Monday was the day property taxes came due. Those who failed to meet that deadline face a 1 percent per month penalty.
John Cohen is used to addressing a younger crowd.
Calls for a major school construction referendum are now moot after Oktibbeha County School District Conservator Margie Pulley rescinded a $13.2 million bond intent notice Monday.
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