A Monroe County peanut farmer and member of the Monroe County school board died Wednesday night in a farming accident.
The Columbus Lowndes Parks and Recreation Board has received 16 applications for the department's executive director position.
The Greater Starkville Development Partnership is forecasted to finish Fiscal Year 2013-2014 with an almost $7,000 surplus after experiencing a spike in membership investments and total revenues in the financial year that ended Tuesday.
One lesson from Julia Pierson's short tenure as director of the agency that protects the first family: The Secret Service can't keep secrets from the president.
Every evening after work, Abdirizak Bihi strolls through neighborhood parks where young Somalis shoot hoops and play soccer. He tells jokes, urges them to clean up their trash and even grabs the basketball to take a few shots.
President Barack Obama announced in May 2013 that no lethal strike against a terrorist would be authorized without "near-certainty that no civilians will be killed or injured."
Mississippi tourism officials are requesting more public money to promote the state in big media markets such as Atlanta and Chicago, hoping the investment will lure travelers to play golf, visit civil-rights landmarks or hear authentic blues music close to its roots.
The two systems that run Mississippi's public universities and community colleges each want lawmakers to increase their budgets by more than $75 million, arguing more state spending on higher education will help residents earn higher incomes and bolster the future of the state.
The man accused of taking illicit photographs of the bedridden wife of U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran has been indicted on burglary charges.
Personal income growth in Mississippi accelerated in the second three months of 2014, but growth still trailed the nation.
General Mills plans to cut approximately 700 to 800 jobs, the second time it's trimmed its work force in a month, as the food company adjusts for a shift by U.S. consumers away from boxed or frozen meals.
Although it's called "Open Payments," the government's new website doesn't make it easy to find out whether your doctor is getting freebies, travel or other financial benefits from drug companies and medical device manufacturers.
For a region so dependent on tourism, the headline could scarcely be worse: A survivalist charged with ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks eludes hundreds of law enforcement officials pursuing him in the woods.
The first reported case of Ebola in the United States is spooking airline investors and raising the prospect that some frightened travelers might stay home despite repeated reassurances from public-health experts.
A Dallas emergency room sent a man with Ebola home last week, even though he told a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, and officials at the hospital are considering if they would have acted differently had the entire medical staff been aware.
1. Former Starkville Parks head arrested for embezzling $21K STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Bullet from Walmart shooting passed through bystander's jacket STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Caledonia students return to school mourning two of their own COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY