Starkville's most recent sales tax check from the Mississippi Department of Revenue was nearly $20,000 short of the previous October's.
United Way's annual fundraiser kicks off this week.
In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.
People and pets are invited to the Columbus Hitching Lot Farmers' Market Thursday at 6 p.m. for an event sponsored by the Lowndes County Prevention Partnership.
The Mississippi Public Service Commission won't reconsider its order to let victims of domestic violence delay paying utility deposits for 60 days.
A U.S. Marine suspected in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino was flown Wednesday from his warship to the Philippine military's main camp, where he will continue to be guarded by fellow Marines.
Mars Food, which makes Uncle Ben's Rice and other products at its Greenville plant, will invest $31 million to modernize operations and expand research at the plant.
First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other stores that sell smokes.
BancorpSouth Inc. saw its net income rise more than 15 percent to $28.8 million in the third quarter.
With two possible sightings in four days, a man charged in the deadly ambush of a state police barracks appears to have moved out of the deep woods and into a more heavily trafficked area of the Pocono Mountains.
With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police said Tuesday has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana.
Syrian President Bashar Assad is taking advantage of the U.S.-led coalition's war.
Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday.
Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U.S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen battling the extremist group in a border town, activists said Tuesday.
An influential Jewish advocacy group said Tuesday it no longer supports allowing suspected Nazi war criminals to receive Social Security benefits.
Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation's likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate.
The city and county's tourism organization ended its 2014 fiscal year with a $11,468 profit.
The Eudora Welty Writer's Symposium kicks off this week, as writers from around the country come to the university.
U.S. motorists are seeing the lowest gas prices since January 2011.
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