The 4-H Foundation of Mississippi has opened a 63-acre multipurpose youth complex in West Point.
With corn prices down, Mississippi farmers are likely to plant more cotton than 2013's record low acreage. But soybeans are still king, with almost as many acres expected to be planted than all other crops combined.
Four people involved in a shooting in Ocean Springs on Friday night have been charged with making counterfeit money at a motel in Ocean Springs.
A judge wants to hold a trial in August on a Greenwood attorney's civil lawsuit against a doctor involved in an alleged murder-for-hire plot.
A Houston woman was sentenced to life in prison Friday for fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5½-inch stiletto heel of her shoe, striking him at least 25 times in the face and head.
Subway says an ingredient dubbed the "yoga mat chemical" will be entirely phased out of its bread by next week.
No evidence has surfaced yet to show that a boy charged in a stabbing rampage at his high school was targeting any particular student, and efforts to establish a motive are stalled because the suspect isn't talking and many victims remain hospitalized, a police chief said Friday.
Geologists in Ohio have for the first time linked earthquakes in a geologic formation deep under the Appalachians to hydraulic fracturing, leading the state to issue new permit conditions Friday in certain areas that are among the nation's strictest.
It's the silent enemy in our retirement accounts: High fees.
Abruptly on the spot as the new face of "Obamacare," Sylvia Mathews Burwell faces steep challenges, both logistical and political.
Iran rejected naming a new diplomat Saturday to represent it at the United Nations, with one lawmaker urging the Islamic Republic to stand up to "bullying" from the U.S., which has rejected granting its pick a visa.
Don't feel bad for Conan O'Brien. Again.
In an unsparing critique of Republicans, President Barack Obama on Friday accused the GOP of using voting restrictions to keep voters from the polls and of jeopardizing 50 years of expanded ballot box access for millions of black Americans and other minorities.
Attorney says Ward 4 Alderman Jason Walker's interaction at Thursday's budget discussion changed the nature of the meeting.
A New Hope High School teacher was sent home Wednesday after a student allegedly found alcohol in the teacher's bag.
During a public hearing Thursday on a proposed millage increase for capital improvements in Columbus, more residents expressed concern over the lack of a defined plan and the approval of a long-term loan for short-term fixes than the tax increase that would be needed to fund them.
At roughly 8:30 a.m. today a bomb threat was reported at Joe Cook Elementary School. It was the sixth bomb threat in four days. Members of the Columbus Municipal School board have called a special meeting Thursday to speak with law enforcement about their options.
Ward 4 Alderman Jason Walker left Thursday's preliminary sanitation budgetary session after Board Attorney Chris Latimer, via a phone call to city representatives, said he could only observe, not participate in financial discussions.
Art, food and sports fans will find a slice of heaven -- and an event-packed schedule -- this weekend as Starkville and Mississippi State University present two of the area's signature events: the annual Cotton District Arts Festival and Super Bulldog Weekend.
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2. Brown picks former SHS teacher for recognition STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Feeding the needy: Food drives lend helping hand for Thanksgiving COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Restaurant tax: CVB offers compromise on 2-percent tax COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. A truly multi-purpose playground COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY