Nine of Mississippi's 15 community and junior colleges will raise charges on students this fall, with the average price of tuition and fees rising by 4 percent statewide.
Two people have been charged with the theft of $6,700 worth of hair extensions and other items from a Greenwood beauty shop.
More than five years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history fouled beaches, coated seabirds in thick goo and threatened delicate marshes, BP has agreed to pay a record settlement to affected states in hopes of bringing an end to a legal drama that has cost the company billions.
The national president of a civil-rights group says Confederate symbols represent "treason" and should be removed from public objects, including the Mississippi state flag.
A Mississippi law banning texting and driving goes into effect today.
A son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson became rich by winning a court fight over his father's estate.
Mississippi's only abortion clinic will likely remain open at least until the fall, because the U.S. Supreme Court is taking no action until then on a dispute over a state law that could close it.
Protesters are calling on Mississippi to erase the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, saying it's a divisive symbol that fails to represent a state where more than one-third of residents are African-American.
The racially sensitive topic of the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag was clearly was not on Republican Gov. Phil Bryant's agenda entering this election year.
Most souvenirs that feature the Confederate battle flag have been removed from the bookstore at Vicksburg National Military Park, home to a Civil War battlefield.
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Thursday that he will not call Mississippi lawmakers back to the Capitol for an election-year special session to consider removing a Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.
Gov. Phil Bryant was among several Mississippi Republicans who criticized the Supreme Court's decision Thursday upholding the tax subsidies that are a key part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
The city of Tupelo has received a top honor among Mississippi municipalities by winning the Mississippi Municipal League Overall Award for Excellence for 2015.
Both of Mississippi's Republican U.S. senators said Wednesday that the state should remove a Confederate battle emblem from its flag.
Mississippi voters, not lawmakers, should decide whether to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves said Tuesday.
Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania says no charges will be filed against the man who entered three Gulfport businesses with a shotgun, sending patrons fleeing and tying up massive police resources.
Biloxi police say a woman has been arrested after she poured hot cooking oil on her boyfriend, resulting in burns on more than 25 percent of his body.
Home rental prices are climbing across much of the United States -- with the biggest gains coming from not from New York or San Francisco but Jackson, Mississippi.
There is new controversy over Mississippi's state flag.
Mississippi's attorney general says the nation's largest tobacco company will pay the state $15 million to settle claims that it was underreporting the number of cigarettes it was shipping to the state.
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2. Childhood home of noted Disney animator, painter Joshua Meador is on the market COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Proposed pay raise for councilmen fails COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
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