Lex Jackson has owned Reed's Department Store in Columbus for 42 years, including the past 18 at the store's current location in Jackson Square.
A black Mississippi man who often dressed in Confederate regalia to support the state flag has died in a one-car accident.
Hundreds gathered Sunday night at a baseball park in a small Mississippi town to remember a black man who died after a physical encounter with a white police officer and to call for action.
An attorney for the family of a black man who died following an encounter with a white police officer in a Mississippi town says the cause of death was strangulation.
For the first time since alligator hunting began in Mississippi, public water alligator hunting permits went on sale on a first come, first served basis Tuesday, and all 920 permits sold within 45 minutes.
Mississippi legislators are not obligated to fully fund an education budget formula every year, a judge ruled in a lawsuit filed by a former governor.
A new veterans cemetery will be developed in northern Mississippi with the help of a federal grant.
The Mississippi Department of Education says 166 families will receive an annual subsidy of $6,500 that can be used to pay for private school tuition, tutoring or other educational services outside the public schools.
Some residents of a small Mississippi town say they're still looking for answers a week after a black man died following a physical encounter with a white police officer.
The NAACP is calling on Mississippi legislators to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, days after South Carolina removed a stand-alone Confederate banner from its Capitol grounds.
Now that South Carolina has removed a Confederate battle flag from its statehouse lawn, the next big struggle over Old South symbols is shaping up in Mississippi, where the rebel X has fluttered over the Capitol and other public buildings for more than a century as part of the state flag.
Bond has been set at $20,000 for a Jones County man who allegedly claimed to have found a lost dog and wanted a reward.
The Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame project is over in Clarksdale.
Saying it's running short of cash and can no longer borrow without the support of its parent company, Mississippi Power Co. is trying again for a rate increase to help pay for the $6.2 billion power plant it's building in Kemper County.
Leflore County government employees will no longer get a day off work at the end of April to observe Confederate Memorial Day.
Mississippi's only black congressman is stepping up his effort to remove all images of the Confederate battle flag from the U.S. House chamber and House office buildings in Washington.
The state auditor's office is seeking $1.3 million from three former Neshoba County employees who were fired during an investigation into overtime pay discrepancies.
Many retailers say they are hopeful for an increase in sales since this year's annual Sales Tax holiday in Mississippi is closer to the opening date for several schools in the state's southern counties.
Mississippi's newest member of Congress is renting a tiny apartment in Washington and has hired most of his predecessor's staff.
Mississippi's charter school agency rejected a Natchez charter school proposal Tuesday but voted to advance plans for two schools in Jackson proposed by RePublic Schools and could approve them in September.
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