A baked pecan pie is among the items confiscated during another surprise search of a Mississippi prison for contraband.
Mississippi Board of Education members will be asked to decide today whether they want the state to take over Jackson and two other school districts under a new process aimed at improving academic performance.
It's not a new pitch, but Higher Education Commissioner Glenn Boyce is making it again -- Mississippi needs to get more educated in a hurry.
An inmate who escaped his work detail has been captured in Mississippi.
Friday will be a December snowfall to remember for much of southern Mississippi.
President Donald Trump paid tribute Saturday to the leaders and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement whose sacrifices help make the United States a fairer and more just country, though protests surrounding his visit to Mississippi laid bare the stark divisions among Americans about his commitment to that legacy.
U.S. Rep John Lewis announced Thursday that he won't speak at the opening of Mississippi civil rights and history museums, saying it's an "insult" that President Donald Trump will attend.
Snow in the Deep South? Maybe a little.
Milwaukee Tool announced Wednesday that it will add a total of 660 jobs at three Mississippi locations, investing $33.4 million to make and distribute more power tools.
Lawyers are opening a new front in objections to jailing Mississippians who can't pay court fines -- filing complaints that could get judges punished.
On Sunday, dozens of Mississippi photographers, both professional and amateur, will celebrate the state's 200th birthday and fan out to record the people and places that make the state a unique place to live and work.
President Donald Trump's plan to attend the grand opening of a Mississippi civil rights museum is drawing pushback, including from the NAACP.
In the 1950s and '60s, segregationist whites waved Confederate flags and slapped defiant bumper stickers on cars declaring Mississippi "the most lied about state in the Union."
Christmas tree shortages have been reported in Mississippi.
Two museums telling the story of Mississippi are opening on the eve of the state's bicentennial, culminating years of planning.
Mississippi's administration believed that its self-imposed penalties, including a one-year postseason ban, were sufficient punishment in its long-running NCAA rules violations case that included a charge of lack of institutional control.
Regulators have reached a settlement with Mississippi Power Co. on how much customers should pay for a troubled $7.5 billion power plant once touted as a model for the future of coal.
A Mississippi teen could face the death penalty in the slaying of a 6-year-old boy who authorities said was inside a car stolen from a supermarket parking lot.
The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating whether the Mississippi Department of Human Services manipulated federal reporting within a public assistance program formerly known as food stamps.
A deer darted through two hallways of a Mississippi school, startling students as they were arriving for the day.
1. Y accepting sealed bids for Camp Pratt COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Trotter shooting suspect arrested COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. P&Z commission OK lot divisions for industrial park STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY