The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.
Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility and branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on conservatism." Rick Santorum, a conservative stalwart, popped up on a TV program popular with liberals. Lindsey Graham set his cellphone on fire.
For the second time in two months, Starkville aldermen will discuss setting a minimum $10-per-hour pay raise for city employees and an annual increase for the incoming administration.
A juvenile struck by a car during a hit-and-run Saturday evening in Columbus suffered only moderate injuries, authorities say.
Town residents will be paying higher utility bills this fall.
Second-term Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering is defending his campaign spending on travel, vehicles and a garage door.
Alex Holloway has joined The Commercial Dispatch staff as a news reporter, general manager Peter Imes has announced.
The Columbus Municipal School District will have many new teachers when it begins classes next month.
The wife and mother-in-law of a missing New Hope man are expected to be formally charged Monday in connection to the case.
The case of a missing Lowndes County resident named Manuel Vasquez took an eerie turn last week when investigators with the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department discovered human remains in the yard of his home in a wooded, residential neighborhood in New Hope.
OCH Regional Medical Center's tentative Fiscal Year 2015-2016 budget shows officials are more optimistic about the hospital's short-term financial future.
Mississippi State University junior Blake Stacy stumbled upon one of the true passions in his life.
Volunteer Mississippi and Mississippi University for Women will hold a public information session from 9 to 11:30 a.m Monday in Room 120 of the Education Building on MUW's campus.
Rental prices at the Trotter Convention Center have been tweaked.
World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. has severed ties with Hulk Hogan amid a report that one of the biggest stars in professional wrestling history used racial slurs in a conversation caught on a sex tape.
Even as TV watchers increasingly go online, AT&T has become the country's biggest traditional TV provider with its $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV.
Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall about 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S. just days after two hackers revealed that they took control of a Jeep Cherokee SUV over the Internet.
Two animal-rights activists have been charged with terrorizing the fur industry during cross-country road trips in which they released about 5,740 mink from farms, and vandalized the homes and businesses of industry members, the FBI said Friday.
In 2014, facing eviction from his Alabama home, John Russell Houser set out to make sure no one else could ever live in that house.
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