During the first four months of Mississippi's new welfare drug testing law, 3,656 people have applied for welfare, 38 of them have been tested for drugs and two tested positive.
Three federal appeals court judges will hear arguments next month about Mississippi's ban on same-sex marriage.
A dog abandoned in Mississippi has a new home with the vice president's son -- Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden.
Same-sex marriages won't be allowed in Mississippi while the state defends its gay-marriage ban, a federal appeals court said Thursday.
More than 100 years of Rienzi history and an entire downtown block went up in flames Wednesday morning in the edge of southern Alcorn County.
The legal fight over a silicon metal plant being built in northeast Mississippi is expanding.
Mississippi should change its academic goals even if the public schools superintendent wants to stick with the Common Core standards that have been put in place over the past several years, Republican Gov. Phil Bryant said Tuesday.
It's offseason for Jimmy Deaton, but that doesn't mean he's not abuzz with activity.
The lieutenant governor wants Mississippi to stop using the Common Core State Standards to guide its public school curriculum and instead create its own higher standards.
About one-quarter of charities registered in Mississippi are spending more than the recommended amount of money on fundraising and management.
State agencies spent more than $1.3 million for meals during business meetings during the last fiscal year, a Mississippi public interest group reports.
Next November, voters will decide whether to amend the Mississippi Constitution to require the state to pay for "an adequate and efficient system of free public schools."
The Mississippi Capitol is undergoing an $8.3 million restoration designed to help keep it in good working condition for generations to come.
This is why the Bulldogs can't have nice things.
The FBI is looking into an anonymous threat made against trees and shrubs in the Grove at the University of Mississippi.
Gov. Phil Bryant is pushing a $3 million plan to pay for community college for students who earn a technical diploma in high school.
Mississippi Republicans in Congress say President Barack Obama is overstepping his authority.
Charges have been filed against the owners of what authorities are describing as two large-scale Alcorn County puppy mills.
The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear arguments Jan. 21 from a woman who wants the state to recognize her same-sex marriage in order to grant a divorce.
Former Mississippi Attorney General Mike Moore said Friday that he and others on a new task force have already started examining contracts awarded by the Department of Corrections.
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