Hank Holcomb likes to drive his golf cart to church or the country club in his Mississippi Gulf Coast community of Diamondhead. He said he uses the cart on private roads but doesn't venture out onto public roads because that's not legal in Mississippi. Holcomb and some other coast residents were at the state Capitol on Tuesday asking for a change in state law.
Actor and former TV host Gary Collins was in a south Mississippi jail early Wednesday, charged with a felony after being accused of leaving a restaurant without paying his bill, police said.
A sheriff's deputy in southern Mississippi used a stun gun on a pet camel after authorities say the animal attacked a motorist's car and then turned on the deputy.
Mississippi legislators opened their 2011 session Tuesday by passing a $75 million bond bill to provide a loan for a company that wants to manufacture solar panels in Hattiesburg.
The budget is a primary issue every year. Redistricting joins it every 10 years. There's not much suspense heading into Mississippi's 2011 legislative session.
Mississippi lawmakers say their 2011 session will be dominated by writing a state budget and redrawing district lines for the state House and Senate.
Republicans Phil Bryant and Dave Dennis and Democrat Bill Luckett have been campaigning for governor for months. On Monday, the first work day of the 2011 election year, they ramped up their efforts.
The National Weather Service confirmed late Saturday that three tornadoes had ripped through central Mississippi on New Year's Eve as part of powerful storms that caused heavy damage and injured three people.
Leslie Hutchins, branch manager of Key Staff Source, recently received the Certified Staffing Professional designation from the American Staffing Association.
Sally Evans of Bella Interiors passed the National Council of Interior Design Qualification exam this month.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- TVA is freezing the base pay of about 3,500 managers and specialists until 2013. Tennessee Valley Authority President Tom Kilgore said Monday the federal utility is joining the two-year pay freeze that Congress adopted for 2 million other federal employees.
The Mississippi Home Corp. is offering a $14,999 grant to low- and middle-income homebuyers with modest credit.
Christmas is past, but Americans aren't yet finished buying new toys. In Columbus and around the country, the week immediately following Christmas day is the busiest for new car sales.
HATTIESBURG -- Teacher John Paola says his high school history course in southern Mississippi would be incomplete if it didn't include an emphasis on the turbulent civil rights struggle of America's South.
Every time Christmas rolls around, a few, unlucky employees are left to hold down the fort in Columbus. And no, it's not because they were naughty.
Sometime in early January, the Golden Triangle Global Industrial Aerospace Park is due to receive 20 feet and 6,000 pounds worth of "welcome."
Mississippi neither loses nor gains a congressional seat based on the newly released U.S. Census figures.
A south Mississippi animal shelter says the number of pet owners leaving their animals at the facility has increased as more Mississippians lose their jobs or homes amid the sluggish economy.
2. The eerie case of Manuel Vasquez COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Charges expected to be filed Monday COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. CMSD deals with teacher turnover COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. MSU graduate Craven takes over campus radio STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY