KiOR financier Vinod Khosla is asking a Mississippi state court judge to name a receiver for the company's Columbus plant.
A Mississippi congressman who is recovering from a series of health problems took his oath of office Monday while hospitalized in his hometown.
The trial of 14 alleged members of a white supremacist prison gang in Mississippi has been pushed back again, this time to Aug. 3.
Mississippi again ranks last in the nation in school performance according to an influential evaluation released Thursday.
Bankrupt biofuel maker KiOR and controlling shareholder Vinod Khosla say the state of Mississippi is using legal tactics in an attempt to squeeze money from the company.
The second-highest leader of the Mississippi House said Thursday that legislators have fulfilled their promises to improve public schools, and he urged voters to defeat an education funding proposal that will be on the ballot in November.
A Greenwood doctor who was the alleged instigator of a failed plot to kill a local attorney has been committed to state hospital to undergo treatment for mental illness.
Gov. Phil Bryant reiterated Tuesday that Mississippi should stop using the Common Core academic standards, but just what legislative leaders plan remains unclear.
Billboards reaching out to atheists, humanists, freethinkers and agnostics are up in Florida, Alabama and Mississippi.
Mississippi Sen. Roger Wicker will serve as presiding office of the U.S. Senate during the first day of the 114th Congress, which convenes today.
A Mississippi congressman who had brain surgery last year is hospitalized for treatment of a bleeding problem in his left leg.
As Mississippi lawmakers begin their three-month session at noon today, they will be greeted by groups trying to influence state policy on education standards, state employee pay raises and a host of other issues.
Mississippi's three-month legislative session begins at noon Tuesday.
On Thursday, Tupelo launches a birthday celebration fit for the king of rock and roll.
Republican Giles Ward of Louisville is in line to become the second-highest leader of the Mississippi Senate.
The overall projected totals for Mississippi's crop values should top $7 billion for the third straight year, experts say, despite low prices for some goods.
Democrat Brandon Presley says he's seeking a third term on the Mississippi Public Service Commission.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections should eliminate as many of its no-bid contracts as possible and start a competitive process to see if it can get better deals.
Both sides in a lawsuit over state funding for local school districts in Mississippi are asking a judge to rule in their favor without having a full trial in the case.
In the 2013-2014 school year, 198 teachers in Mississippi achieved the National Board Certification.
1. Affidavits: West Point man allegedly bound male victim, raped female STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
2. Area high school students earn national scholarships COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Weyerhaeuser to sell Columbus mills COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Former coach pleads guilty to sex crime with student COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. 'Music 4 U' launching in Miss. this month COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY