The Starkville Sportsplex will play host to hundreds Saturday for an all-day martial arts tournament.
An enormous tree limb that crashed through a Georgia family's bedroom killed a father and the young son he was holding in his arms Tuesday as a fast-moving storm system pounded the South with tornadoes, hail and spectacular lightning. At least eight people were killed around the region.
Republican Gov. Haley Barbour has signed into law a school bus safety bill drafted in response to a Jones County child's death.
Alabama corrections officials say they've put down an inmate uprising at Holman Prison near Atmore.
Legislation to bump the Columbus Convention and Visitors Bureau from six to nine members passed the state Senate Monday, clearing the bill for final approval from Gov. Haley Barbour.
Oktibbeha's redistricting plan is on its way to Washington.
A family feud led to a shooting Sunday afternoon in Maben.
An Oktibbeha County man was airlifted to Tupelo Sunday after being severely injured in an ATV accident.
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.
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