Unemployment in the four Golden Triangle counties has decreased for the second straight month, according to labor market data released Wednesday by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
The Golden Triangle had a busy and economically successful weekend.
A state helicopter was used to deliver Gov. Robert Bentley's forgotten wallet to him at the beach two years ago, but the governor said Thursday that he did not request the pricey delivery method.
The first "American Idol" finale in 2002 was a battle of the sexes, with Kelly Clarkson the victor over Justin Guarini. The last contest settled the score as Trent Harmon defeated La'Porsha Renae for the crown.
It took something drastic for Stan Dorroh to overcome his fear of tornadoes.
"American Idol," which gave the world Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood and Jennifer Hudson, has one more chance to mint a star before it fades into TV and music history.
The old Trustmark building at the corner of Highway 45 North and Bluecutt Road has a new owner.
Mississippi State University President Dr. Mark Keenum was the keynote speaker during the Tuesday night induction ceremony of about 50 new Phi Theta Kappa members at East Mississippi Community College's Scooba campus.
They call her the "Queen." Her name is Emerson Blair. She lives in West Point. She's a 9-year-old golfer. With one swing, she can drive a golf ball 150 to 160 yards.
A number of local religious leaders say they are not interested in a piece of pending legislation that would allow places of worship to establish armed security groups.
Authorities in Alabama have charged two Pickens Academy coaches who are married for allegedly engaging in sex acts with two students.
Despite a bill working through the Legislature that would protect state officials who opt out of performing same-sex marriages for religious reasons, most Golden Triangle county clerks say it would not affect their operations.
A teacher at a private Christian academy in Carrollton, Alabama, has been arrested and charged with having sex with a student.
The Macon Police Department has filed simple assault charges against Jeffery Simmons, a Mississippi State University signee accused of repeatedly hitting a woman Thursday evening.
This Monroe County town's own idol, Trent Harmon, returned Saturday to the place where he got his start.
Mississippi native Trent Harmon has risen through the rank and file of American Idol contestants to the top four of the hit reality show, and his hometown of Amory is celebrating him this weekend.
The state Supreme Court issued a decision Thursday stating that employers in Mississippi cannot fire employees for keeping a firearm in a locked vehicle in a publicly-accessible parking area.
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