Former U.S. Rep. Travis Childers acknowledges he faces a tough task running for senator in Mississippi, a conservative state that hasn't chosen a Democrat for that job since Ronald Reagan was in the White House.
Republican Sen. Thad Cochran told black voters Thursday that when he first ran for Congress in 1972, Mississippi was in a period of fear and uncertainty because race relations were changing.
The Mississippi Republican Party says it has stopped using a promotional email that included photos of two college football players without permission of the players or their schools.
Oxford officials are discussing what they can do to stop the ride-sharing company Uber from operating in the city.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation is eliminating 44 jobs in its Right-of-Way Division.
The Mississippi Public Service Commission won't reconsider its order to let victims of domestic violence delay paying utility deposits for 60 days.
Mars Food, which makes Uncle Ben's Rice and other products at its Greenville plant, will invest $31 million to modernize operations and expand research at the plant.
Portions of the road connecting New Albany, the birthplace of Mississippi's Nobel Prize-winning author, with Oxford, in which William Faulkner lived most of his life, will soon bear his name.
The U.S. Supreme Court is asking the Obama administration to weigh-in on whether to allow Mississippi to filed a new lawsuit alleging Memphis, Tennessee, is stealing water from the state.
A gay-rights group and two lesbian couples filed a federal lawsuit Monday to try to overturn the ban on same-sex marriage in Mississippi.
Mention highway safety and people have all sorts of ideas of what that means.
Van Allen has been processing deer meat and selling gear to hunters and anglers for 20 years in Mississippi and other parts of the South. Like many outdoors enthusiasts, he thinks hunting and fishing are birthrights that ought to be constitutionally protected.
Weeks into the flu season, state health officials say a Marshall County teen has Mississippi's first reported flu infection.
Mississippi government agencies needs to make a stronger effort to buy more goods and services from businesses owned by minorities and women, leaders of the Legislative Black Caucus say.
A first-ever look at whether Mississippi's kindergarten students are ready to learn to read shows that two-thirds are not.
An Alcorn State student is hospitalized and his passenger dead, after he tried to run from Campus Police.
The teen driver who walked away from an accident that killed two Brookhaven High School football players now faces two counts of vehicular homicide.
"We found the initial training we were doing was woefully inadequate."
Hattiesburg residents are helping replace two Chilean flamingos from the Hattiesburg Zoo that died last week.
An employee who leads charter schools in Louisiana has been hired as executive director of the new Charter School Authorizer Board in Mississippi.
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