About a half-dozen protesters disrupted a state budget hearing Monday by unfurling a banner accusing the Mississippi Department of Corrections of killing inmates.
Two central Mississippi counties are reporting new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the state's total to 33 so far this year.
A Republican leader of the Mississippi House says the Legislature operates more transparently now than ever. But a longtime Democratic senator says the Legislature falls short of even its own past practices of conducting public business out in the open.
Responding to a question about black voters, a white U.S. Senate candidate in Mississippi said Friday that the state has been "begging for federal government scraps" for 100 years and is still "dead last."
Mississippi's state police agency says it will no longer buy Nike products, with Public Safety Commissioner Marshall Fisher saying he won't spend money with "vendors who do not support law enforcement and our military."
The Mississippi Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed the governor's power to make midyear state budget cuts.
Enrollment fell at Mississippi's eight public universities and its 15 community colleges this fall, with universities declining for a second year from an all-time record in 2016. Community colleges fell for the eighth year in a row.
Two brothers are charged following Monday's discovery of seven large marijuana fields in south Mississippi.
Mississippi has the second-highest adult obesity rate in the country, with only West Virginia having a higher rate.
A south Mississippi man is pleading guilty to making a bomb threat against a state nursing home for veterans.
Federal officials are putting a north Mississippi industrial site on the national Superfund list for cleanup.
One arrest has been made and the search is on for other suspects in connection with the discovery of seven large marijuana fields covering about 40 acres in Mississippi's Jefferson Davis County, authorities said Tuesday.
Mississippi lawmakers will hold a single day of public hearings next week to start the monthslong process of writing a state budget.
An official with President Donald Trump's campaign says they are canceling a trip to Mississippi because Hurricane Florence is approaching the southeastern coast of the U.S.
One group was approved Monday to open a new charter school in Mississippi, while the state's Charter School Authorizer Board delayed a decision on three others and rejected one.
Mississippi has markers noting a blues trail, a country music trail, a civil rights trail and even an Indian mound trail. Now, with the dedication of a marker to author Eudora Welty, the state is starting a writer's trail.
A central Mississippi county is reporting its first case of West Nile virus, bringing the state's total to 31 cases so far this year.
Mississippi may be making its first big deposit into its savings account in several years, but state government is still lacks enough savings to ride out a substantial downtown in revenues.
Officials say Mississippi's longest-serving sheriff has died following a brief illness.
1. County raises property tax rate by 2 mills COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Nora Miller appointed president at MUW COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. 18-year-old arrested for hit-and-run COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Starkville may partner with bike-sharing company STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY