The Sons of Confederate Veterans knew an attack on their cherished symbols would come after seeing photos of the white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers displaying Confederate battle flags. They just didn't expect it from their right flank.
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Thursday that he will not call Mississippi lawmakers back to the Capitol for an election-year special session to consider removing a Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.
Vandals have targeted monuments dedicated to the leaders and soldiers of the Confederacy, painting the slogan "Black lives matter" on memorials in a half-dozen states where the landmarks stand tall in parks and outside government buildings.
Gov. Phil Bryant was among several Mississippi Republicans who criticized the Supreme Court's decision Thursday upholding the tax subsidies that are a key part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
The chief justice who once mangled President Barack Obama's oath of office has once again helped rescue the president's signature achievement, his health care law.
The Supreme Court's resounding rejection of a conservative attempt to gut President Barack Obama's health care overhaul won't stop Republicans from attacking the law they detest.
The city of Tupelo has received a top honor among Mississippi municipalities by winning the Mississippi Municipal League Overall Award for Excellence for 2015.
A prison guard who admitted giving two inmates tools, paint, frozen hamburger and access to a catwalk electrical box says he didn't know the killers planned to break out, and investigators say they have no reason to believe he was knowingly involved in the plot.
The first black president of the United States is coming to Charleston to eulogize the victims of a mass shooting at a historic African-American church -- a tragedy that one civil rights activist said was a sign of "how far yet" the nation has to go to put racial tensions behind it.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is entering the 2016 Republican presidential nomination contest early next week in a far different position than he was in four years ago.
France opened a terrorism investigation after an attack at a gas factory Friday left one person decapitated and several wounded, officials said.
Two men from the Birmingham area had a surprise waiting for them when they showed up at H&R Agri-Power in Columbus on Saturday.
Columbus businessman David Shelton has filed a complaint with the Mississippi Ethics Commission against Columbus Ward 2 Councilman Gene Taylor.
A Honda Accord wrecked along Wilkins Wise Road about 9:45 a.m. Wednesday.
The Columbus Civil Service Commission ruled in favor of a police sergeant who claimed she had been unjustly passed up for a promotion to lieutenant Wednesday.
Columbus Municipal Judge Nicole Clinkscales has resigned her position from the bench to run for a position in the state Legislature.
If you are looking to hit the Tombigbee River this summer, a new business can help make it happen.
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
The short-term future of Oktibbeha County School District's administrative home was decided Wednesday as supervisors voted 3-2 to temporarily split the Main Street facility between the upcoming Starkville-Oktibbeha Consolidated School District and Oktibbeha County Emergency Management Agency.
2. Starkville Sports Center closing STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Town hall discussions focus on school funding COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Officials: CFO Rawle's suspension delayed until at least January COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Heritage students pen 1,725 cards to soldiers COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY