Singer Steve Earle believes it was important to have a Southern voice on his new protest song urging Mississippi to change its state flag to remove the Confederate battle emblem.
Mississippi Power Co. announced Tuesday it will likely have to repay a $234 million federal tax credit because its Kemper County power plant won't be in operation by April 19.
An operator of charter schools in Tennessee and Mississippi is in line to receive $9.6 million in federal funding, with plans to spend the money on expansion.
Jim Barksdale has put his money where his mouth is.
Sanderson Farms, Inc. is voluntarily recalling 551,090 pounds of chicken products produced at its plant in Hazlehurst.
A Warren County judge has denied bond for a man accused of killing his uncle with an ax.
Mississippi lawmakers used budget hearings this week to deliver one central message: Pumping more money into schools could hurt other state services.
Mississippi's public universities and community colleges are seeking more money even as lawmakers warn that the passage of a voter initiative to increase funding for K-12 schools will mean budget cuts.
Two men have been booked with a string of felonies related to the weekend rape of a 72-year-old Vicksburg woman.
Authorities say they are looking for two men who allegedly raped a 72-year-old woman and stole cash from her after kicking in the door of her home Saturday.
Mississippi's initiative process was created to be complicated. This year, that's clearer than ever.
A group pushing a school funding amendment has dropped its lawsuit that challenged the way it will appear on Mississippi's ballot.
Mississippi's Community College Board voted unanimously to hire Andrea Mayfield as its next executive director.
A federal jury has awarded more than $370,000 in damages to a white school principal who alleged black administrators racially targeted her and created a hostile work environment that forced her to resign.
A former University of Mississippi student who admitted helping place a noose on a statue of a civil rights activist is going to prison.
The Mississippi Department of Education says public comments on the state's Common Core-derived academic standards were overwhelmingly positive.
Mississippi Republican Party leaders are urging people to vote against both of the education funding proposals on the November ballot.
Shannon Lamb's motive for fatally shooting his girlfriend and a university colleague remains largely a mystery.
Supporters of citizen-sponsored Initiative 42 have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to have more information about their proposal placed on the Nov. 3 ballot.
After an intense manhunt, state authorities said a college instructor wanted in the deaths of a woman he lived with and a university professor he worked with died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound as police closed in on him.
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