Mississippi lawmakers on Monday easily passed dozens of bills that make up the state's $5.5 billion budget for the year that begins July 1.
Solidifying Lowndes County's redistricting plan could be a hard-fought battle, as the plan heads to the Justice Department.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Monday approved the purchase of the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau's new office space at 117 Third St. S., behind the Tennessee Williams Home and Welcome Center.
All board members were present for April's regular business meeting of the Oktibbeha County School District where the board got a good budget update despite high fuel costs.
Lawmakers on Monday approved a bill authorizing the multimillion-dollar construction of two new Mississippi museums -- one devoted to the civil rights struggle and another focused on the state's overall history.
Six Columbus and Lowndes County families were evacuated from their homes Monday as a severe storm front swept across the state, causing power outages, damage and a death in Copiah County.
Some Golden Triangle-area schools let students out early as tornado watches and warnings broke out across north Mississippi and storms pushed toward Alabama this afternoon.
Mississippi usually tops most rankings for the unhealthiest or fattest states, but lawmakers can't be accused of ignoring the problem.
The National Weather Service says a storm system from the west was expected to bring heavy rain and high winds into Mississippi today.
Gov. Haley Barbour has signed into law a bill that supporters say will make it easier to prosecute parents who host drinking parties for teenagers.
There are certain people you don't want to stack yourself up against. Lynn Spruill is one of those people.
What started as a friendly gathering Sunday ended with a shooting, when a house guest turned to gunfire.
The issue that's heated the supervisors' boardroom for the past weeks goes to the public on Monday. Though public interest in the plan seems to be limited, there are some groups planning to attend the meeting, in objection to the redistricting plan.
A 28-year-old man who was critically injured in a motorcycle wreck Thursday was upgraded to "fair" condition Saturday in Jackson.
Sitting on the grass in the shade at the annual unity picnic Saturday at the Columbus Riverwalk, Mattie Walls said things couldn't be much better.
With the charrette passed, Starkville has some decisions to make.
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