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.
The strange recruitment of a potential $1.2 billion aluminum mill rolls on.
The reward for information about whoever burned a 19-year-old woman is nearing $18,000.
A woman once on the U.S. Marshals' Most Wanted Fugitives list in connection with the death of her adopted child has died.
Severe weather slamming the southern U.S. two days before Christmas killed at least four people, flipped cars, knocked out power to thousands and damaged several homes and businesses.
A federal judge has denied Google Inc.'s motion to block enforcement of a subpoena issued by Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood.
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