A bond rating agency downgraded Mississippi Power Co.'s debt to the lowest investment-grade level, saying the election of two new members of the state Public Service Commission "increases regulatory uncertainty."
Tragedy has again touched the family of fallen Hattiesburg Police Officer Benjamin J. Deen.
Family and friends of a 6-year-old boy killed when marshals in a Louisiana town opened fire on a vehicle were gathering for the boy's funeral service Monday afternoon.
A Saturday night cave-in of a Meridian restaurant's parking lot that swallowed 12 cars was not the result of a sinkhole, a city official said Sunday.
In the wake of another electoral debacle for Mississippi's Democrats, it's time to pull V.O. Key down off the bookshelf.
Four lesbian couples pressed a federal judge on Friday to overturn Mississippi's last-in-the-nation ban on allowing same-sex couples to adopt, but lawyers for the state argued the lawsuit should be tossed out.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is traveling to Israel for a week with a delegation of state economic development employees and private business executives.
Republicans are closer to having a three-fifths majority in the Mississippi House for the coming term because a newly re-elected Democrat said Thursday that he is jumping to the GOP.
The Mississippi Supreme Court voted to allow a lesbian couple to seek a divorce, even as two justices questioned the U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage and suggested that landmark ruling has no constitutional basis.
While he supports removing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, Mississippi State University President Mark Keenum said it will continue to fly on the Starkville campus.
Republican legislative leaders said Wednesday they want to change Mississippi's education funding formula to try to push more money into classrooms and less into administrative expenses.
Republicans may only be one seat away from a 74-seat supermajority in the Mississippi state House, a level of control would stop Democrats from blocking spending and taxing measures.
Mississippi voters rejected any change to the state constitution to bolster public school funding, defeating Initiative 42 on Tuesday.
Bond has been set for a 61-year-old Mississippi man accused of bombing a Walmart because the chain stopped selling his state's flags.
Robert Gray, the long-haul truck driver who surprised even himself by winning the Democratic nomination for Mississippi governor, was allotted 10 minutes to try to persuade state Chamber of Commerce members they should support him rather than Republican Gov. Phil Bryant in Tuesday's election.
Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann is predicting a light turnout as voters elect a governor and seven other statewide officials, fill all 174 legislative seats and choose between two school funding initiatives.
A man who's known for flying a 4-foot-long Mississippi state flag on his car has been accused of bombing a Wal-Mart because the chain stopped selling the flag, the police chief said Monday.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood is hardly out of place in Southern politics: He speaks often about his Christian faith and rails against "perverts" and online predators who target children.
If Mississippi voters are going to consider removing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, 2016 would be a good time to do it, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Thursday.
Another public university in Mississippi is stopping the display of the state flag on campus because it contains a Confederate battle emblem many see as divisive.
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