Troopers with the Mississippi Highway Patrol converged on the state capitol Wednesday for "Blue Out" day. The troopers were asking state legislators for more funding, including funding for a new trooper school that would allow for additional troopers to be added to the current 501 active troopers.
An east Columbus barbecue restaurant is back. The Pit and Cone opened its doors at 710 Alabama St. on Friday. The restaurant was located at 302 Tuscaloosa Rd. for years but closed in mid-January.
Golden Triangle Development LINK CEO Joe Max Higgins was honored in Denver, Colo. Wednesday for the organization's work to bring Yokohama Tire Company among other major companies to the area.
State senators specifically allocated almost $85 million in bonds to Mississippi's public universities and junior colleges Wednesday with legislation that, if signed into law, will fund renovations to Mississippi State University's and Mississippi University for Women's libraries.
The next time you start shaking your finger and shouting "Shame on you!" because your dog chewed up your favorite fuzzy slippers, just remember that no matter how guilty your dog looks, it doesn't know what your rant is about.
Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer slapped down the right wing of her own party, vetoing a bill pushed by social conservatives that would have allowed people with sincerely held religious beliefs to refuse to serve gays.
A bill to ban abortion after 20 weeks' gestation is advancing to the full Mississippi Senate for more debate later.
A consulting firm that helped write an environmental review of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline complied with federal rules regarding possible conflict of interest, the State Department's inspector general said Wednesday in a report that buoyed supporters of the controversial pipeline and disappointed critics.
Scott Waller has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of The Mississippi Economic Council.
The prospects for an election-year Senate bill aimed at beefing up benefits for America's veterans are caught in the dispute over whether to impose sanctions on Iran.
The state of Mississippi is proposing to give $12 million to Middleby Corp., the owner of Greenwood's Viking Range, to help pay for an expansion.
Delta Air Lines is making fundamental changes to its frequent flier program and will reward those who buy its priciest tickets, as opposed to those who fly the most miles.
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