The city of Jackson says 100,000 people are without water after a 54-inch water main broke.
This Friday and Saturday, I will be attending a newspaper conference in Tunica. One item of discussion will be whether or not newspaper websites should install paywalls on their websites.
Dr. Ellie H. Graham, executive director of Greater Columbus Learning Center, has announced her retirement, effective June 30. Graham has worked in the field of education for 32 years; teaching in the Lowndes County School System, and 22 years as director of the community-based literacy program.
BIRMINGHAM -- GTR Global Industrial Aerospace Park has garnered a significant honor by being named as one of the Ten Sites in the South That Will Eventually Land the Big One, announced by Southern Business & Development magazine in this month's issue. SB&D is the leading publication promoting corporate investment and job creation in the American South, the world's fourth largest economy.
After being down for some customers for weeks, Columbus-based WCBI-TV expects its signal to be fully restored this week.
A federal judge struck down the Obama administration's six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, saying the government rashly concluded that because one rig failed, the others are in immediate danger, too.
A rare collection of signed William Faulkner books and personal items has been auctioned for $833,246 in New York City.
The Starkville planning and zoning commission will hold a public hearing next week on the proposed redevelopment of the former University Inn.
Overwhelmed and saddened by the gargantuan size of the Gulf oil spill? A little mathematical context to the spill size can put the environmental catastrophe in perspective.
Companies that ferry people and supplies to offshore oil rigs asked a federal judge Monday to lift a six-month moratorium on new deepwater drilling projects imposed in the aftermath of the massive Gulf spill.
The combination of schools at Mississippi State University isn't expected to result in any job losses, a university official said Friday.
Everyone has at least heard of Facebook and Twitter. Both are Internet services that allow you to connect with existing friends or create new friends and to share information with those online friends.
Toyota will build Corolla compact cars at its plant in Blue Springs in northeast Mississippi.
Mississippi Agriculture Commissioner Lester Spell said Wednesday he won't seek a fifth term, opening the field for one of the eight statewide offices voters will fill in 2011.
A biology professor charged with killing three of her colleagues at an Alabama university has been indicted in the 1986 shooting death of her brother in Massachusetts, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Jackson police say a Vicksburg man stopped a break-in of his car, but was hit and killed by the burglars as they sped off in their own car.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is raising rates for a fifth straight month due to higher fuel costs, adding up to $4 a month for residential customers.
Franklin County officials say a 4-year-old boy who had been reported missing was found inside his family's parked car and died from hyperthermia.
1. Ex-office manager arrested for embezzlement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY