A college fraternity inspired by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee has banned members around the country from wearing Confederate uniforms to “Old South” parties and parades after years of complaints that the tradition was racially insensitive.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says he's calling a special session for lawmakers to consider increasing the amount that state employees pay toward their own retirement.
An independent consulting firm says the Aberdeen and Oktibbeha County School Districts would do well to merge with Amory and Starkville schools, respectively. But as the schools focus on closing out the year, such speculative recommendations aren’t on the radar.
Memphis architect Mark McClure was recently elected to the eight member board of directors of the Tennessee Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture and Classical America.
The lesbian teenager from Mississippi who challenged her school district's ban of same-sex prom dates is seeking monetary damages, claiming she suffered from public humiliation.
Mississippi lawmakers return to the Capitol on Tuesday after a 3 1/2-week break, and they'll try to pass a state spending plan for the year that begins July 1.
Lee County Coroner Carolyn Gillentine-Green says a state medical examiner's report has concluded that the shooting death of Anna Catherine McCoy was consistent with that of a homicide.
Top Mississippi lawmakers said Friday they’ve reached a $5.5 billion budget deal for the fiscal year that begins July 1, and most state programs will take cuts because money is tight.
Mississippi’s unemployment rate remained at 11.5 percent in March, both above the national and southern regional figure, the federal Labor Department reported Friday.
Police say a 20-year-old woman was found shot to death late Thursday at a home in Saltillo.
Scott Ross presided over his last meeting of the College Board Thursday.
A former Lee County deputy has pleaded guilty to secretly removing cash from people's wallets during traffic stops.
The number of Mississippi homeowners facing or hit by foreclosure has more than doubled over the past year. That's according to RealtyTrac, which tracks foreclosures nationwide.
The state’s spending of federal dollars is not “sustainable” for the future, Treasurer Tate Reeves Wednesday told members of the Columbus Kiwanis Club.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says it will probably be mid-May when he joins a multistate lawsuit challenging a federal health care overhaul.
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