Mississippi's economy is forecast to grow slowly again in 2013, after eking out just barely positive growth in 2012.
In a position usually occupied by District 5 Supervisor Leroy Brooks, District 4 Supervisor Jeff Smith took District 1 Supervisor and board president Harry Sanders to task during Monday's board meeting.
Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is advocating streamlining state government by reining in the 200 boards and commissions that oversee various agencies.
The Starkville Police Department is searching for two men believed to be responsible in the armed robberies of pizza delivery drivers.
In what is starting to become a regularly scheduled déjà vu, Oktibbeha County Board of Supervisors President Orlando Trainer again focused attention on the county hospital at the board's first November meeting Monday.
Multivitamins might help lower the risk for cancer in healthy older men but do not affect their chances of developing heart disease, new research suggests.
Researchers are reporting a key advance in using stem cells to repair hearts damaged by heart attacks. In a study, stem cells donated by strangers proved as safe and effective as patients' own cells for helping restore heart tissue.
A barrage of negative ads, more than $2 billion in spending and endless campaign stops all come down to this: Americans likely will elect a Congress as divided as the one they've been ranting about for two years.
For utility crews racing to restore power to residents of this waterfront city that have been sitting in the dark for a week, the task is both mundane and monumental: Clean a bunch of gunk off electrical equipment with rags and cleaning spray.
Lady Gaga and Brad Pitt have weighed in on one side, evangelist icon Billy Graham on the other as the four-state showdown over same-sex marriage reaches its Election Day conclusion with the potential for a historic breakthrough.
During her 30-hour train journey to Beijing, Wang Xiulan ducked into bathrooms whenever the conductors checked IDs. Later, as she lay low in the outskirts of the capital, unidentified men caught her in a nighttime raid and hauled her to a police station. She assumed a fake identity to get away, and is now in hiding again.
Gunmen killed the brother of Syria's parliament speaker as he drove to work in Damascus on Tuesday, the state-run news agency reported, as the international envoy for Syria warned the country could become another Somalia.
President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney storm into the final day of their long presidential contest, mounting one last effort to protect their flanks while engaging in the toughest battleground of all -- Ohio.
City officials say there are many reasons the city of Starkville needs a new municipal complex.
Applications are due next week for organizations interested in joining the Columbus Municipal School District's fight to bring high school dropouts back into the classroom.
After more than a month of hard feelings, the City of Columbus is getting over it. The "it" in question is some ill will between city and county officials, fostered by a derogatory remark made by a high-ranking county board member.
Mississippi voters are preparing to choose one U.S. senator, four U.S. House members, four state Supreme Court justices and one judge for the state Court of Appeals.
On the outside, Unicor, with its big oaks and magnolia trees, looks like it could be part of a landscaped industrial park. Step a little closer and it's clear the apparel shop lies in the middle of a medium-security federal prison in east Alabama.
Work has finally started on a long-planned, multi-million-dollar project for the Columbus Riverwalk.
2. Slimantics: Rebels' Chad Kelly rains on Dak Prescott's parade STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Man arrested for walking onto field during Egg Bowl STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Bush visits Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Bell ringers and Angel Trees: Volunteers and donations still needed by Salvation Army COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY