The AP reports Bobby Chamberlin has beaten Columbus attorney John Brady for a seat on the state Supreme Court.
A former Greenville teacher has been indicted on a misdemeanor charge of abusing a vulnerable person.
Delta State University wasn't going to raise tuition next fall, but President Bill LaForge said state budget cuts changed the university's mind.
Back in the 1960s, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. observed that Sunday morning is the most segregated time of the week in America, a fact that remains true in many communities today.
Only a small percentage of Mississippi voters did not take photo identification to the polls for the presidential election, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said Monday.
Thanksgiving travelers can expect increased patrols on interstate and state highways as the Mississippi Highway Patrol beefs up its ranks over the four-day holiday weekend.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence will spend the Thanksgiving holiday in Mississippi where his son, who is a Marine, is stationed.
Legislative leaders in Mississippi have reversed course, now saying that the Legislature cannot keep its contracts from public view -- despite a committee's earlier vote to keep them secret.
Despite an eventful couple of days in discussions about rewriting the state education funding formula, the public is no closer to knowing what changes lawmakers will consider to the current Mississippi Adequate Education Program.
Mississippi's obesity rate among young children from low-income families remains stable at 14.5 percent, but officials note the rate is still too high.
A Mississippi woman is going to prison after using an internet scam to try to profit off the burning death of a teenager.
Mississippi's former corrections commissioner is asking a federal judge to reconsider the decision to jail him.
A new report released Tuesday warns Congress against tax changes that could subsidize Mississippi Power Co.'s Kemper County power plant by an additional $700 million to $4.5 billion.
The Mississippi House Management Committee voted Tuesday that representatives can look at contracts made by the body, but said the documents, other than their cost, must otherwise be kept secret from the public.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is proposing higher spending for foster care and K-12 education in the coming year, but he recommends budget reductions for many parts of state government.
A fire chief says the burning of an African-American church in Mississippi is still considered arson, but the state Crime Lab determined that no accelerant was found on items it tested from the church.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is walking back speculation that he might consider a job in the Trump administration.
Mississippi's top elected officials say the outlook for state tax collections is improving, despite a dip during the first months of the current budget year.
The state Board of Education Thursday approved four Mississippi groups to share nearly $1 million to expand state-funded prekindergarten classes.
Oxford is Mississippi's highest flying school district, according to the state's rating system.
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