Eighty percent of success is showing up, the saying goes. For 74,299 public school students in Mississippi -- 15 percent of kindergarten through 12th grade students -- that isn't happening.
The Mississippi Department of Employment Security released its monthly labor report Wednesday, but unlike previous months, the most recent unemployment statistics do not include comparisons to the previous month or year statistics.
Local eighth graders interested in an unique, rigorous high school experience can apply to Mississippi's first early college high school.
Ward 4 Selectman Keith McBrayer presided over Tuesday's board of selectmen meeting in West Point due to the absence of Mayor Robbie Robinson.
Many murals now adorn Main Street West Point buildings, thanks to Deborah Mansfield.
Hamilton High School and United Blood Services will team up for a March 19 blood drive at the school's campus.
If you build it, they will come.
A group of civil rights organizations filed a motion Friday asking a federal judge to order Alabama probate judges to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and to expand a suit challenging the state's gay-marriage ban.
A West Point woman is facing charges of exploitation during her employment at a Columbus nursing home.
Freezing precipitation began before daybreak in parts of the Golden Triangle and the forecast called for the cold, ice and snow to get worse through at least noon today.
A Macon service station attendant shot Monday night during an armed robbery has died.
Alabama's stand against same-sex marriage regained ground Wednesday after the state's highest court ruled that its ban remains legal.
Precisely a week after a winter storm dumped four-to-eight inches of snow in the Golden Triangle, another storm will move into the area late this evening.
Local parents interested in making an impact in their public schools are in luck.
A Democrat has challenged Republican incumbent Jeff Smith for the District 39 state House seat.
Ten years ago today, Mary Holmes College shut its doors and stopped a century long tradition of educating young men and women in the Golden Triangle.
On Jan. 29, Donna Bain of Carrollton, Alabama, was in her home cooking supper when she got a text from her 10-year-old son, Clark, who was out hunting with Donna's husband, Keith.
As snow accumulated Wednesday evening on the Golden Triangle, hazardous road conditions took a toll on area drivers and many residences experienced stretches of no electricity.
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