Tupelo High School and the University of Mississippi will provide Japanese language classes in the fall.
Modernist painter Andrew Bucci, whose work spanned nearly eight decades and appeared on a U.S. postage stamp, has died.
The Rebels and Bulldogs will collide in an Egg Bowl of a different sort on Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. on the MSU intramural field.
Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Monday that he wants to cut income taxes for some Mississippians earning less than $53,000 a year as part of his 2016 budget proposal.
The Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum is expected to remain closed to the general public until Dec. 1.
The attorney for ex-state prisons chief Christopher Epps confirms Epps bought or leased his wife a car the day after he appeared in court to answer federal corruption charges.
A two-alarm fire at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum was believed to have started in a barn, but fire investigators were sifting through the charred debris to determine the exact cause, fire officials said Friday.
Three companies are now selling health insurance in Mississippi through a federal website created under the health overhaul that President Barack Obama signed into law.
At least two buildings were destroyed but no people or animals were killed or seriously injured as a large fire burned Thursday evening at the Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson.
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour acknowledges he used the term "tar babies" to describe President Barack Obama's policies, but says "neither the context nor the connotation was intended to offend."
Mississippi's Roger Wicker has been chosen as chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee.
A federal judge heard five hours of arguments Wednesday about whether to overturn Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage.
A federal judge has given opponents of a silicon metal plant in Mississippi's northeast corner a chance to make their case in court.
Mississippi's Republican governor and Democratic attorney general are asking a federal judge to uphold the state's ban on same-sex marriage.
Private prison contractor Management & Training Corp. says it has fired a consultant who prosecutors say bribed the former Mississippi Corrections Commissioner.
The recent indictment of Fannin Mart Restaurant owner Steve Page on charges of felony tax evasion highlights what state revenue officials call a growing epidemic costing Mississippi nearly $190 million last year alone.
The Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics says a six-month campaign against marijuana growers brought 32 arrests and 1,367 confiscated plants.
The Delta Blues Museum Arts and Education Program in Clarksdale is among 12 winners of the 2014 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award.
Mary Jane Kennedy considers herself a conservative Christian Republican, and she's led Bible studies in her native Mississippi for decades.
Gov. Phil Bryant is creating a five-member task force to review contracts at the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
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