At least two buildings were destroyed but no people or animals were killed or seriously injured as a large fire burned Thursday evening at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson.
Oktibbeha County Fire Services officials are working through a process that will improve Bell Schoolhouse Volunteer Fire Department's coverage area to a Class 8 rating.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour acknowledges he used the term "tar babies" to describe President Barack Obama's policies, but says "neither the context nor the connotation was intended to offend."
Those low gas prices on station signs aren't going away soon, the government says.
In a recording released days after he was reported to be wounded in an airstrike, the leader of the Islamic State group said the U.S.-led coalition's campaign had failed and it would eventually have to send ground troops into battle.
Militant leaders from the Islamic State group and al-Qaida gathered at a farm house in northern Syria last week and agreed on a plan to stop fighting each other.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduced legislation Thursday to strip suspected Nazi war criminals of their Social Security benefits.
The man accused of opening fire on a Pennsylvania State Police barracks admitted killing a trooper because he was dissatisfied with government and wanted to "wake people up," according to court documents.
New York City prosecutors have charged "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro with three misdemeanor counts of drunken-driving.
Angus Young of AC/DC says his band mates have not been in touch with Phil Rudd since he was charged with threatening to kill and possessing methamphetamine and marijuana last week.
Mississippi's Roger Wicker has been chosen as chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
No. 1 ranked Mississippi State plays No. 5 Alabama in Tuscaloosa on Saturday afternoon.
A West Point business around for roughly half a century has a new owner, name and look.
The Mississippi Charter School Authorizer Board will be in Columbus on Monday looking to hear from the public regarding a proposed charter school.
Johnny Littlefield, who had a 38-year career with the West Point Fire Department including the last 13 as its chief, has died.
Former Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill spent Tuesday night surfing the Internet as the city's first resident to experience C Spire's Fiber to the Home initiative.
A federal judge heard five hours of arguments Wednesday about whether to overturn Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage.
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