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A rural Mississippi school district has denied accusations it routed a lesbian high school student to a "sham" prom at a country club while her schoolmates partied at another location.
Omnova employees went on strike today, unable to negotiate a contact with the company.
The Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission granted a conditional use request Thursday which opens the door for renovation of the former University Inn on Highway 12, across from Mississippi State University.
WEST POINT -- West Point and Clay County firefighters were on the scene of a raging fire until 1:40 a.m. today.
JACKSON -- The state College Board said it's close to naming an interim president for Mississippi University for Women, and chose a retired professor to serve as interim president of Jackson State University after President Ronald Mason Jr. departs at the end of June, at its Thursday meeting.
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They may be the first ones on the scene, but they are the last ones to remember.
Capt. Mike Chandler of Columbus Fire & Rescue recently participated in the 22nd Executive Fire Officer Program Graduate Symposium from April 9-11, held at the U.S Fire Administration's National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Md.
STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State faculty and staff members are being honored for their hard work and dedication in ensuring the successful educational development of university students.
Galloway-Chandler-McKinney Insurance announced the addition of new customer service employees to its professional team.
Cadence Financial Corporation today announced that it has filed an S-1 Registration Statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the offering of up to $80 million of its common stock.
The Columbus City Council Tuesday approved a resolution declaring the city's intent to issue tax increment financing bonds, not to exceed $450,000, for a hotel project on Highway 45 North, subject to a memorandum of understanding.
Wells Fargo & Co. says Wachovia bank branches in Mississippi will be among the first eastern offices to convert to Wells Fargo name.
Mississippi corrections officials prepared Tuesday for the first back-to-back executions in nearly 50 years.
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5. Drug sting targets Maben, Starkville residents STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY