A resurgent Rick Santorum swept primaries in Alabama and Mississippi Tuesday night, upending the race for the Republican presidential nomination as he sought to push Newt Gingrich toward the sidelines.
Incumbent U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee of Tupelo has won the Republican nomination for Mississippi's 1st Congressional District.
Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney were almost evenly splitting Mississippi's Republican presidential primary vote Tuesday, with 60 percent of the precincts reporting.
Vic Schaefer will be the next women's basketball coach at Mississippi State University.
JACKSON -- Mississippi voters are choosing nominees for all four U.S. House seats and one Senate seat, and Republicans are helping select a nominee to face President Barack Obama. Polls are open today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
On Monday, Mississippi Alcoholic Beverage Control agents executed a search warrant at the residence of Parker Roberson, age 76, at 1558 Parker Roberson Road in Maben.
The Mississippi Supreme Court Thursday upheld the pardons issued by former Gov. Haley Barbour, during his final days in office, including several convicted in Lowndes and Okitbbeha counties.
Nearly a year after a deadly tornado left the Smithville community in shambles, Mississippi's First Lady Deborah Bryant witnessed the process of rebuilding the town, including efforts to associate Smithville with a new image.
Mississippi voters won't have to show a driver's license or other photo identification to cast ballots in the March 13 presidential and congressional primaries, Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said Monday.
Two Winston County men were arrested Thursday for manufacturing and selling moonshine.
The rain may have silenced the band, but the party didn't slow down. Mississippi State University celebrated the 134th birthday of the school on Tuesday with food, drinks, music, giveaways and a four foot tall cowbell cake in the Junction.
Gearl Loden, in his third year of leading the Amory School District, has been hired as superintendent of the Tupelo Public Schools.
A consultant will work with the owners of historic homes in Natchez to improve the local home tours.
JACKSON -- Noxubee County voters will choose a superintendent of schools in an April 3 special election.
JACKSON -- Higher education officials will allow Mississippi State University to enter the "commercial paper" market to obtain $50 million for future construction projects.
Approximately 600 miles of roads meander through the county, and Lowndes County Road Manager Ronnie Burns knows them all. He hasn't figured out exactly how many road signs will have to be replaced under a new federal mandate, but he knows this much -- it's going to be a costly, time-consuming project.
Democrat Brad Morris spent Wednesday in the Golden Triangle, touting his candidacy for a U.S. House of Representatives seat for the 1st Congressional District, which covers most of north Mississippi.
Democratic bitterness over Republican campaign tactics in last year's Mississippi legislative elections erupted Wednesday in a debate over an otherwise routine local bill.
The Mississippi Health Department told lawmakers Wednesday that it needs more money in the coming budget year or it may have to close clinics and reduce AIDS drug purchases.
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