President Barack Obama won re-election Tuesday night despite a fierce challenge from Mitt Romney as well as a weak economy and high unemployment that crimped the middle class dreams of millions.
The following are unofficial election results for Clay County as reported on the Clay County Circuit Clerk's Facebook Page.
The following are unofficial election results from Lowndes County as provided by the Lowndes County Circuit Clerk at 10:00 p.m. Tuesday.
Josiah Coleman has been elected to Mississippi Supreme Court in northern district.
Republican Alan Nunnelee has been re-elected to the U.S. House in north Mississippi's 1st District. He begins a two-year term in January.
Republican Mitt Romney has won Mississippi's six electoral votes for president.
Republican Roger Wicker has been re-elected to the U.S. Senate from Mississippi and begins a six-year term in January.
Mississippi votes were casting ballots for president, five federal officials and five state appellate judges, forming long lines at polling stations amid heavy turnout Tuesday, elections officials said.
The lunch crowd has thinned at Trinity Personal Care Home in Columbus and all that remain is a group of five friends who have gathered on the couch to talk, gossip and remember with fondness the way life use to be.
The ball is now in the City of Columbus' court as the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Monday voted to give $100,000 in additional funding to the Columbus Soccer Complex.
They are an exclusive cadre: Only two percent of the youth who join the Boy Scouts of America become Eagle Scouts. Over the past century, more than 2 million have earned the coveted silver wings.
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.
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