The City of Vernon on Monday established an ordinance that sets parameters for police officers conducting vehicle pursuits through city limits. The ordinance is the first of its kind on the books.
The Spring Tupelo Furniture Market opens Thursday with organizer saying that preregistration numbers up nearly 30 percent and available space is 99 percent filled. The biannual furniture industry trade show ends Sunday.
Monroe County authorities say an Amory man has been arrested in connection with the shooting of two people earlier in January.
Four candidates with Mississippi law enforcement ties have emerged as finalists for Starkville's vacant police chief position.
The Lee County School Board has voted to terminate former Belden Center Principal Ralph Green.
Students camped out with teachers in school gyms or on buses and commuters abandoned cars along the highway to seek shelter in churches, fire stations -- even grocery stores -- after a rare snowstorm left thousands of unaccustomed Southerners frozen in their tracks.
In September 2012, elected officials in Clay, Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties and senior staff with what was then known as the Columbus-Lowndes Development LINK announced a two-phase plan to establish the Golden Triangle Regional Development Authority.
East Mississippi Community College license plates may soon be available.
The Millport Public Library will begin receiving more than 100 new books beginning today after receiving a grant from Weyerhaeuser Co., librarian Linda Ferguson announced at the Millport Town Council meeting Monday.
Four people are dead and four others hospitalized after an early morning mobile home fire in Itawamba County.
The National Weather Service office in Jackson has issued a wind chill advisory for this evening and into Tuesday morning for the Highway 82 corridor in Mississippi.
Clay County supervisors approved two land swaps needed to clear the way for what will be the access road for the Yokohama Tire Company plant.
A Starkville teen is being charged with armed robbery after he allegedly broke into a house and robbed a man in Artesia on Wednesday.
As Golden Triangle residents brace for another round of freezing temperatures, at least two organizations are making adjustments in anticipation of problems associated with cold weather.
Tennessee Valley Authority officials are asking customers throughout the Southeast to voluntarily reduce power consumption beginning 4 p.m. today.
A voluntary evacuation of about 50 homes near a burning biodiesel facility in north Mississippi was ordered late Wednesday, officials said.
Kenny Peoples sat in the living room of his Artesia home Wednesday afternoon wiping tears from his eyes. He didn't want his children to see him crying. His wife, Shondra Rice, has been missing since Monday morning and Peoples has yet to tell their two children their mother has disappeared.
The City of Vernon's industrial park will have its first resident in two weeks. And along with it, as many as 25 new jobs at a proposed sawmill in the 122-acre park, Mayor Glenn Crawford said Tuesday during a city council meeting.
The daughter of University of Alabama coach Nick Saban told lawyers she was only defending herself from a drunken sorority sister when the two women brawled after a night of partying in 2010, according to written testimony and arguments in court Tuesday.
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