Mississippi's teacher training programs are mediocre at best, according to a group pushing for changes in how the nation trains teachers.
Mississippi supervisors gather on the Gulf Coast this week to talk about roads and bridges, economic development, water resources and other issues.
Some defense lawyers are calling for an independent review of cases involving a pathologist whose testimony prompted the Mississippi Supreme Court to overturn two convictions.
Tuition at Mississippi's community colleges will increase by an average of about 6 percent this fall. Of Mississippi's 15 independently governed community colleges, 11 are choosing to raise charges on students, according to figures from the state Board of Community and Junior Colleges.
Civil rights leader Medgar Evers helped create a more inclusive and open Mississippi by increasing black voter registration, Gov. Phil Bryant said Wednesday during a service marking the 50th anniversary of Evers' assassination.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says Google appears to be removing online videos that give instructions on how to buy drugs without a prescription.
Mississippi drug courts face steep budget cuts in the coming year, after demand outstripped funding.
1. Local man charged in Holly Hills death COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Council picks 2 CMSD board members COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Drug sting targets Maben, Starkville residents STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY