CALEDONIA - On the afternoon of Oct. 14, Caledonia Alderman Bill Darnell was in the mood to celebrate.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture says farmers hit hard by bad weather in 2010 can begin applying for supplemental revenue assistance payments -- known as SURE -- on Nov. 14.
oad construction continues on three sections of Highway 45 South as the Mississippi Department of Transportation moves forward with efforts to convert portions of the road from two lanes to four lanes.
Bill Abel perched on the edge of a tall chair, an acoustic guitar slung casually across his lap, his worn canvas shoe tapping out the rhythm of the words he had not yet spoken. He leaned forward with earnest sincerity and gazed at the small crowd, making eye contact with each listener.
Severstal is in another lawsuit.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin invoked Tupelo's most famous son in word and feet, delighting about 6,500 fans by showing up in blue suede shoes.
The state health department found roughly one in seven Northeast Mississippi water providers in violation of regulations last year, for everything from contamination to monitoring failures.
Maj. Linda White will never forget the Christmas she spent serving the Salvation Army in San Angelo, Texas, nearly a decade ago. A needy family was scheduled to pick up a box containing food and Christmas gifts, but no one ever showed up.
WASHINGTON -- America's long and deeply unpopular war in Iraq will be over by year's end and all U.S. troops ""will definitely be home for the holidays," President Barack Obama declared Friday.
MACON -- The atmosphere was absolutely electric Thursday night on the campus of Noxubee County High School. Cars were packed to the road. One could hear audio from the video board in the end zone from miles away.
SIRTE, Libya (AP) -- Moammar Gadhafi, who ruled Libya with a dictatorial grip for 42 years until he was ousted by his own people in an uprising that turned into a bloody civil war, was killed Thursday by revolutionary fighters overwhelming his hometown, Sirte, the last major bastion of resistance two months after his regime fell.
Everywhere Caledonia Alderman Bill Darnell went Monday, he kept hearing the same thing: How much fun everyone had at Saturday's eighth annual Caledonia Day festival.
NORTHPORT, Ala. -- For some, it is pilgrimage. For others, it is curiosity. But for two local artisans, it is something else entirely -- part homecoming, part family reunion, encompassed in a two-day rainbow of color nestled in a place early settlers dubbed paradise.
WEST POINT -- The West Point Police Department is looking for a 20-year-old black male they say shot his cousin last week.
Each week, dumpsters line the curbs of neighborhoods across the Golden Triangle. Garbage trucks comb through towns and rural areas, collecting our throwaways to take to the dump.
MACON -- Noxubee County sheriff's deputies arrested James "Seymore" Dooley, 22, of 962 Cedar Creek Road in Macon, on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Chief Deputy Terry Grassaree said.
WEST POINT -- By Nov. 1, misdemeanor drug offenders in Clay County will have an alternative to jail time.
A not-so-friendly side of "The Friendly City" has reared its ugly head recently, and residents are taking precautions to preserve their safety. On the heels of the recent violent crimes in Columbus, local security and alarm system businesses and pawn shops report an increase in calls about personal protection.
WEST POINT -- If you're in West Point, make sure your name isn't on "the list." You could find yourself handcuffed and in the back of a police car.
CALEDONIA -- A wanted felon led local law enforcement officials on a high-speed chase down the narrow, winding roads of Caledonia Tuesday afternoon before he was finally captured.
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