Ann Coleman Peyton, granddaughter of Mississippi University for Women founding mother Annie Coleman Peyton, has provided a bequest gift of more than $2 million.
Roughly, 2,360 cases will be diagnosed in men in 2014. About 430 men will die from the disease, according to the The American Cancer Society.
One of Starkville's most successful feeding programs can trace its roots to a deception.
Mississippians might be forgiven for drawing the wrong conclusions from state Auditor Stacey Pickering's latest broadside against flaws he sees in the state's public school funding formula.
One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Sunday night, raising the number of fatalities from when a student opened fire in a cafeteria to three.
Florida A & M University's Marching 100 had played at a Super Bowl and before U.S. presidents.
Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday said Republicans had positioned themselves to succeed in gubernatorial races in Democratic-leaning states carried by President Barack Obama.
A man suspected of killing two deputies during a shooting rampage in Northern California was deported twice to Mexico and had a drug conviction, federal authorities said Saturday.
From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America's adolescents, according to a new, federally funded survey.
Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address the worst outbreak of Ebola in history.
Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that's noninvasive and doesn't require the icky preparation most other methods do.
In 10 days, Lowndes County voters will go to the polls to choose which of four candidates will fill the unexpired term of former District 17 state senator Terry Brown.
About a decade ago, Shane Reed, a Neshoba County native who graduated from Mississippi State in 2000, decided to open a business in the Golden Triangle.
Starkville aldermen relaxed several city ordinances Tuesday to help speed up debris removal following last week's storm that downed numerous trees.
The Mississippi Supreme Court said Friday that it won't revive an election challenge by a candidate who lost a Republican primary to Sen. Thad Cochran.
Former U.S. Rep. Travis Childers acknowledges he faces a tough task running for senator in Mississippi, a conservative state that hasn't chosen a Democrat for that job since Ronald Reagan was in the White House.
Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch.
Columbus Municipal School District unveiled a new website last week.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department is searching for two men responsible for the armed robbery of a Crawford convenience store.
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