Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend using fine-tipped tweezers to remove attached ticks, noting ticks should not be removed with bare hands and gloves or other protective coverings should be worn.
Visitors to the Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge this summer might have a difficult time spotting alligators.
The carnival is gone almost before you know it was here. Every year, it rolls into town at the beginning of the week like a band of gypsies in the night.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is seeking a 20-year-old man who fled the scene of a burglary Wednesday morning after he and another man were surprised by the homeowner.
Take-home pay for 56 chancery clerks in Mississippi topped $100,000 in 2009, according to an annual report from the state auditor's office.
A 50-year-old man was found dead of natural causes, with heat a contributing cause, Tuesday in Monroe County.
As the new school year begins, the Mississippi Department of Education Office of Compulsory School Attendance Enforcement reminds parents about the law governing school attendance.
ABERDEEN -- A 22-year-old Aberdeen man has been charged with stabbing his cousin in the chest during an argument Saturday in Monroe County.
HATLEY -- Three 18-year-old men have been charged with doing more than $20,000 damage while burglarizing a Monroe County high school.
An 81-year-old Hamilton woman died of heatstroke Saturday in the first heat-related death in Monroe County since July 2008.
A celebration for the former James Creek Missionary Baptist Church will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday on the grounds of the Adams-French home in Aberdeen. The public is invited to attend.
Area retailers are getting ready for Mississippi's second annual tax-free shopping weekend.
Navistar plans to cut approximately 340 employees from its West Point plant by next week, according to the manufacturer.
As knowledge about the dangers of extreme heat becomes common knowledge, school officials are vigilant about keeping students safe, as football and band practice begins. But there's another population who can't move out of harm's way.
You can't put it in a box. You can't label it as one thing. You can't deny it and you can't kill it. But can you use it?
Surgeons at the University of Mississippi Medical Center have removed part of a tumor from the brain of longtime state Sen. Jack Gordon of Okolona.
Eight West Point students will walk away from high school with their diplomas tonight.
1. Wife, mother-in-law of missing New Hope man charged with murder COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Nepali MUW student returns home for summer COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. CMSD holding budget hearing tonight COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY