The Mississippi Department of Mental Health has asked four facilities to develop contingency closing plans by the end of August in case the Legislature doesn't provide adequate funding in the next fiscal year.
Area retailers are getting ready for Mississippi's second annual tax-free shopping weekend.
The city of Starkville could soon become a Mississippi Main Street community, which would give the city additional tools to promote economic development downtown.
A member of the Odenville fire department was placed on administrative leave after two premature stillborn infants were flushed down a toilet.
Regional banker Trustmark Corp. nearly doubled its second-quarter profit through the combination of more revenue and reductions in problem loans, the company reported.
The St. Clair County sheriff says a grand jury will review an investigation that turned up the bodies of two premature infants that had been flushed down a toilet.
A package addressed from "Grandpa Henderson" in San Diego, Calif., to "Grandma Henderson" in Talladega, Ala., wasn't ordinary mail, and it wasn't picked up by any grandmother.
CALEDONIA -- Henry I. Collins pinches the blade of his jackknife and pulls it open. He sticks it in the watermelon in front of him and cuts it lengthwise. The two halves split with a crisp, satisfying crunch and roll with the seeds up.
Savings through cutting costs and an improving loan portfolio helped Starkville-based Cadence Financial Corp. report a healthier second quarter compared to last year, but the bank holding company still posted a net loss for the period.
A state of emergency was declared Friday along the Mississippi Gulf Coast ahead of tropical storm Bonnie's projected movement into the Gulf of Mexico.
A jury in Clarksville found a woman guilty of second-degree murder and aggravated child neglect for leaving her 3-month-old daughter in a hot car.
Mississippi's congressional incumbents are holding significantly more campaign cash than their challengers.
A teenage lesbian who sued her school district over its ban of same-sex prom dates has accepted an offer to settle the case.
The pouring rain couldn't stop Bruce Wilson from getting his fix.
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