Mississippi prisoners will no longer be allowed to have conjugal visits, starting early next year, Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps said.
Right now, the intersection of Third Street and Third Avenue South has a two-way stop sign. Ward 5 councilman Kabir Karriem said that hasn't been enough to keep drivers from speeding through that area, causing a safety concern for pedestrians.
U.S. Senator Thad Cochran says the Department of Defense has awarded a $14 million competitive contract to Aurora Flight Sciences in Columbus to assist in the development of a new aircraft for the Department of Defense.
Detroit may have to rely on the generosity of strangers to keep its impressive art collection that was amassed with taxpayer dollars in better times.
In the past three years, Tupelo city government has significantly cut the amount of money it's spending on overtime.
Just when the government's insurance website is starting to run more smoothly, an Associated Press-GfK poll finds a potentially bigger problem for President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
In a 5-4 decision in June, the Supreme Court majority reached two conclusions. It said that nothing in state law requires parents to financially support their offspring after they turn 21, and it also said the Legislature has not passed a law to require parents to pay support for, or on the behalf of, adult disabled children.
The inaugural Tunica Furniture Market in January will be held in January and its organizer says about 40 companies are expected to participate.
Known on the one hand for his starring role in "Lawrence of Arabia," leading tribesmen in daring attacks across the desert wastes, and on the other for his headlong charges into drunken debauchery, Peter O'Toole was one of the most magnetic, charismatic and fun figures in British acting.
The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been named to an ad-hoc state committee, the country's official media reported, an indication that the execution of her husband and the country's No. 2 has not immediately diminished her influence.
Railroad crossing repairs will cause temporary lane closures next week at a major traffic artery in West Point.
Lowndes County supervisors agreed to match a grant that will fund paving and extending Charleigh D. Ford Jr. Drive during their meeting Friday.
For five years, the Columbus Municipal School District, through the use of its food service contractor, Aramark, has operated an outside catering service providing food for private events, often at a loss to the district. A veteran school superintendent calls the practice, "highly unusual."
Entergy Corp. and ITC Holdings Corp. have called off plans to spin off Entergy's electric transmission business and merge it into ITC, because the deal failed to get regulatory approval.
Doctors at the University of Mississippi Medical Center have performed the facility's first pancreas transplant in a 49-year-old diabetes patient who also received a kidney during the procedure.
JACKSON -- Attorney General Jim Hood has appealed a federal judge's ruling that part of Mississippi's campaign finance law creates an unconstitutional burden for people or groups that spend at least $200 to support or oppose a ballot initiative.
One day after winning lopsided House approval, bipartisan legislation to ease across-the-board spending cuts and reduce economy-rattling budget brinkmanship appears likely to command the 60 votes necessary to clear the Senate, officials in both parties said Friday.
Courtney Rigdon's family ties have made her an honorary East Mississippi Community College Lion her entire life. But she didn't officially join the pride until her father was nearly crushed to death in an ATV accident in 2006.
U.S. Sen. Roger F. Wicker told Mississippi State fall graduates Saturday that big things are expected from them, but that important contributions to society don't always come with public acclaim.
1. MSMS reserve fund reaching critical point COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Setting boundaries in homes with firearms COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Man arrested in Tenn. for Tabernacle Road home invasion COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Five educators sue SOCSD for age, racial discrimination STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY