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.
Alcorn County is paying tribute to a former Mississippi judge and lawmaker who wrote a speech that's a classic example of political doubletalk.
An effort to change or rewrite Mississippi's school funding formula kicks off in earnest this week as representatives of EdBuild arrive in Jackson.
When narcotics agents in the Golden Triangle arrest a drug addict with several grams of ice methamphetamines, they're seeing the small-town result of a global industry dedicated to manufacturing and selling what is quickly becoming Mississippi's drug of choice.
The Tennessee Historical Commission is blocking a plan by Memphis city leaders to move a statue honoring a Confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader out of the downtown area.
Restoration is about to start again at the Mississippi Capitol, and workers will soon be putting up scaffolding around the central dome of the building.
A thrice-widowed woman convicted in the death of her second husband -- and suspected in the death of her third -- has been formally sentenced to life in prison.
A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law that banned the state's Medicaid program from spending money with any health care provider that offers abortions.
A Mississippi county has had enough of the creepy clown craze, at least until after Halloween.
Mississippi health officials confirm four new cases of West Nile virus, bringing the state's total to 30 this year.
A Department of Corrections memo shows an inmate was transferred to a separate unit inside the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman for writing a newspaper letter that criticized Corrections Commissioner Marshall Fisher.
Several top Republicans in Mississippi are standing by presidential nominee Donald Trump as he denies accusations that he groped and kissed some women against their will.
An effort to erase the Confederate battle emblem from Mississippi's flag has failed because sponsors didn't collect enough signatures to put an initiative on the 2018 ballot.
Mississippi Power Co. says that the power plant it's building in Kemper County has generated electricity using gas produced from coal for the first time.
Mississippi's Republican legislative leaders said Tuesday that they want to rewrite the state's nearly 20-year-old education funding formula to put more money into the classroom and less into administrative expenses.
A division of the federal government says the city of Louisville should repay a $25.4 million grant awarded for recovery from a 2014 tornado.
1. SPED parent speaks at school board meeting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus police chief retiring at year's end COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Local toy drives, fundraisers still short of goals COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Commission delays decision on Lipscomb House demolition COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. County OKs franchise agreement with MaxxSouth STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY