West Nile virus is reaching its peak throughout the state, with Lowndes and Monroe counties among the most recent to report diagnosed cases.
Tupelo's new nature trail passes by a pond where, according to legend, the young Elvis Presley and his friends once skinny-dipped.
Tuition will be a little cheaper beginning in January for qualifying students at Mississippi University for Women.
Southaven Mayor Greg Davis will get his paycheck after a Hinds County Chancery Court judge issued a stay preventing Mississippi Auditor Stacey Pickering from seizing Davis' salary -- for now -- to recover disputed debt.
It would be far from outlandish to think Barnes and Noble has a near monopoly on textbooks in the Golden Triangle. As the official textbook provider for Mississippi State University, the major bookstore chain likely does business with more than 50 percent of MSU's enrollment.
For many years, Maridith Geuder's mother held a cherished dream -- she wanted young Maridith to study piano at Mississippi University for Women. But Geuder had her own dreams.
Mitt Romney's announcement of Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan as his GOP vice-presidential running mate may have caught some political pundits off-guard. But Ryan's selection is being celebrated among conservatives.
A century ago, no one could have predicted Kemper County Agricultural High School would become East Mississippi Community College. And certainly no one could have imagined a scenario in which the school would spill beyond its humble beginnings in Scooba, enrolling nearly 5,000 students at two campuses and four branches.
In a college town, the beginning of school usually means an increase in population, as thousands of students return from summer vacation. Increasingly, the return of students also means the return of underage drinking.
For many college students, the month of August means getting back in the swing of things --scheduling classes, buying textbooks and preparing for the first football game of the season.
When college students return to campus this weekend, they'll be greeted enthusiastically by the local business community.
At 356 pounds, Darlene Cox's body gave up. After spending three days in a coma, followed by weeks hospitalized in an intensive care unit, Cox knew she had to make big changes, if she wanted to live.
Artesia, a town of approximately 496 people, likely drew a crowd of more than 13,000 last night at the 15th annual Artesia Days Festival.
Rural communities across the state will soon be benefiting economically from the efforts of Mississippi State University.
The day she lost everything was the day Denise Todd started giving back.
Back-to-school shoppers throughout the state will get a break this weekend, thanks to a Mississippi law that excludes many purchases from state sales tax.
Aberdeen officials have signed a sale option with SPW and Associates of Birmingham, Ala., in hopes of bringing in a biofuel plant.
The West Point/Clay County Growth Alliance has chosen a new vice president for economic development. Link CEO Joe Max Higgins confirmed the hiring of Ron Maloney on Wednesday saying Maloney was the "hands down" choice for the position.
Thanks to a grant from the United States Department of Energy, three public universities in Mississippi will be sharing funding to support energy efficient facility improvements in order to cut energy consumption by 20 percent by 2020.
KiOR is one important step closer to putting its products in America's gas tanks.
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