Mississippi's recovery from the recession will be slow with overall employment not reaching the state's record - set in 2000 - until 2015, according to an economic forecast.
Officials with Toyota Boshoku will resume hiring and installing equipment at its north Mississippi plant where it will manufacture seats and other interior materials for the 2012 Corolla.
A Tippah County sheriff's deputy has been shot and killed and a suspect is in custody.
On Wednesday night I rented a movie through Netflix's Watch Instant feature. As I easily selected a movie, I wondered what else could be rented online. Here are a few of the more interesting online rental options I found.
Mississippi revenue collections exceeded estimates in November -- the fourth time that has occurred since the fiscal year began July 1.
A judicial watchdog agency says Chancellor Talmadge Littlejohn should be publicly reprimanded for jailing an attorney for not reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in his courtroom.
ANNISTON, Ala. - Colonial Park Apartment residents woke recently to find pink notices at their doors explaining that their grills were illegal and needed to be removed from the premises within five days or they would be disposed of by staff.
A judicial watchdog agency has accused an Alcorn County judge of fixing tickets.
At least 17 people were injured in a severe, overnight storm that barreled through the Starkville, Monroe County and Yazoo City areas, downing power lines, uprooting trees and damaging property. Seven people were injured in Starkville when a series of severe storms, including a possible tornado, tore through.
The head of the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is urging residents to prepare for the threat of severe weather.
The Mississippi Attorney General's office is set to review evidence and decide whether to prosecute the case of a Cleveland man who died after being jolted twice by police stun guns, officials said Monday.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour knows how to drag out the game of political speculation, and he's doing it now to maximum effect for a national audience.
DUI arrests have skyrocketed in Mississippi in the past several years, helping lead to the lowest number of drunken driving deaths in decades.
In anticipation of Christmas Day, families across the country will continue the evergreen tradition, decorating with live trees. And area residents have no shortage of places to find the centerpiece of their holiday decor.
Facebook is reuniting long-lost friends, but it's also being used to rekindle old flames. The good news for divorce lawyers is that many of those old flames are married.
Heavy rains and a big college football game didn't stop crowds from turning out for shopping deals on the day after Thanksgiving, with some people even camping outside stores early Friday waiting for the bargains to begin.
Mississippi bred some of the worst violence of the civil rights era, yet nearly a half-century after a barrage of atrocities pricked the conscience of the nation, it's one of the few civil rights battleground states with no museum to commemorate the era.
The early bird will catch the early 40-inch flat screen LCD television this Friday. Black Friday deals abound as Columbus retailers open early in the a.m. in hopes of taking advantage of a slowly improving economy.
1. University: Nguyen will be charged with disorderly conduct STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Long-sought dog heads out of town COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Columbus man arrested, charged with 17 crimes COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. No charges against MSU student STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY