Federal officials are pushing Mississippi to do more to prove that voter identification requirements won't discriminate against minorities.
City Attorney Chris Latimer was called on Tuesday night at the Starkville Board of Aldermen meeting to explain why, in the case of a veto, abstentions count toward an override.
Columbus post offices kicked off breast cancer awareness month Monday with pink, pink, everywhere, from pink-frosted doughnuts for customers to pink balloons competing for space with envelopes and parcels in the Bluecutt Road facility's lobby.
Oktibbeha County parents got their first glimpse Monday night of the woman tasked with getting their schools back on track following last week's state takeover.
Linda Marlbrough may be the only instructor in the history of Greater Columbus Learning Center to need a police escort when she leaves the building. Then again, she carries precious cargo -- two locked boxes containing authentic moon rocks that are both ageless and priceless.
Every Supervisor at the table seemed to agree: Oktibbeha County needs a comprehensive plan.
A committee appointed by the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors will soon begin discussions on the expansion of a steel company and county water service.
Sometimes all President Barack Obama has to do is look out the window to get a firsthand look at the country's economic woes.
A Mississippi man's infatuation with a 12-year-old Tennessee girl led him to plot her abduction for a year and kill her mother and sister, according to testimony in court Monday.
Gov. Phil Bryant, along with energy-industry leaders will convene on the campus of Mississippi State University Wednesday for "Powering Mississippi in the 21st Century," a program examining the state's energy future.
Officers with the Columbus Police Department responded to the 100 block of Beech Street last night for reports of shots fired.
State officials say 1,705 people in Mississippi were disqualified last budget year from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program for making false claims and improperly taking more than $2.7 million in benefits.
The three girls were all concentrated on their individual tasks, tuning and tweaking, huddled around the pink, wooden catapult, but still trouble-shooting as they worked.
James Meredith is a civil-rights icon who hates the term "civil rights." It's as if civil rights were somehow set apart from -- well, rights.
Get ready to see a lot of pink in the upcoming weeks as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month kicks off in the Golden Triangle and around the country.
Sometimes, you don't know what you've got till you're gone. Duane Perkins grew up in Caledonia, and now, with the ninth annual Caledonia Day rapidly approaching, he's busily working with the festival committee, making sure the Oct. 19-20 event goes off without a hitch.
Convicted D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo said in a newspaper interview published Sunday that the devastated reaction of a victim's husband made him feel like "the worst piece of scum."
A 32-year-old New Orleans man has been sentenced to 514 years in prison for a botched and bloody holdup in 2007.
If you or an elderly relative have been hospitalized recently and noticed extra attention when the time came to be discharged, there's more to it than good customer service.
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