Mississippi Power Co. now says it won't complete its Kemper County power plant until the end of the year, a delay of a month that pushes the price tag up by $25 million to nearly $7 billion.
The last of Mississippi's eight public universities has stopped displaying the state flag that prominently features the Confederate battle emblem.
Burn bans remain in effect for 76 out of 82 Mississippi counties.
The FBI opened a civil rights investigation into the arson and vandalism of an African-American church in Mississippi, where someone spray-painted "Vote Trump" in what the mayor called a "heinous, hateful, cowardly act."
The Mississippi state flag will remain in the City of Tupelo.
Every Halloween in the rural eastern Mississippi hamlet of Chunky, families and groups of friends load costumed children onto flatbed trailers and drive from house to widely spaced house for trick-or-treating.
Absentee voting in Mississippi is disappointingly down from the last presidential election and turnout might be below 50 percent, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann, said Tuesday.
A 23-year-old man has pleaded not guilty in the May shooting death of a 55-year-old Tupelo cab driver.
Mississippi's Republican governor is asking a federal appeals court to uphold a state law letting merchants and government employees cite religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples.
A vehicle struck a flat-bed trailer carrying adults and children who were dressed up for Halloween, killing three people and injuring several others in a small Mississippi town, authorities said.
When Phil Bryant ran for governor in 2011 and 2015, there were parts of Mississippi where he didn't spend much time or money, and there were reasons for that.
Many Stone County High School students who attended a prayer rally Wednesday said allegations that white students placed a noose around the neck of a black student and yanked it have been misconstrued.
A fired Long Beach police officer accused in her 3-year-old daughter's hot-car death has a preliminary hearing in the case Nov. 8.
Four candidates vying to represent Mississippi's northern district on the state Supreme Court made their pitches to the Columbus Exchange Club on Thursday.
A black 15-year-old in Mississippi shook in fear as he described how white schoolmates put a noose around his neck and pulled it tight, leaving no physical scars but perhaps a life-changing emotional wound, his mother said.
Mississippi's U.S. House races are low-key, with all four incumbents enjoying comfortable fundraising leads over their challengers.
Six months into a deepening drought, the weather is killing crops, threatening cattle and sinking lakes to their lowest levels in years across much of the South.
No one in Mississippi who's applied for welfare assistance through a federal program has undergone treatment since the state enacted a drug testing law two years ago.
A center dedicated to the memory of slain black teen Emmett Till has raised over $20,000 to replace a bullet-riddled sign commemorating the 1955 Mississippi killing that helped spur the civil rights movement.
WIGGINS -- Stone High School's football team was making a name for itself as the Tomcats turned around years of mediocrity with a winning season under the school's first-year coach.
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