A short-handed Starkville Planning and Zoning Commission chose to wait until it was at full strength before deciding on one developer's request to build condominiums in the former University Inn Tuesday night, while flatly denying another request.
Meridian Mayor Cheri Barry says 15 to 19 city workers will lose their jobs and the rest of the employees will be furloughed one day each month.
The Columbus Planning Commission Monday unanimously approved a permitted-use request to allow a church at 201 K Alabama St. in the Gateway Shopping Center, east of the Food Giant grocery store.
Sarah Ward Hoffman, a West Point native and senior account executive for the DCI Group in Washington D.C. has been selected by Campaigns & Elections' Politics magazine as one of its 2010 Rising Stars.
GULFPORT — Federal authorities are investigating whether fishermen eager to maximize their catch ahead of the massive oil slick threatening the Gulf Coast have been killing endangered sea turtles, an official said Wednesday.
The black ex-convict charged in the grisly murder of white supremacist Richard Barrett confessed he killed the man because Barrett asked him to perform a sexual act, investigators testified Tuesday.
Monroe County officials are still working to determine whether Saturday’s storm system was from straight-line winds or from a tornado that caused damage in Hamilton.
Retail corporations and store owners eyeing cities share a lot in common with the people strolling through the businesses they own. Sometimes they’re just looking. Sometimes they say they’re just looking when they have something specific in mind. And sometimes they come right out and say what they want.
The Republican candidates for Mississippi’s First Congressional District attempted to differentiate themselves to the students of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science Tuesday on the Mississippi University for Women campus.
YAZOO CITY — A quiet, lovable 78-year-old great-grandmother was among the 10 victims of a Mississippi tornado that devastated part of the state.
YAZOO CITY — Some Mississippi residents cracked jokes Monday to keep from crying while they looked for salvageable items among the rubble left by severe storms that killed 12 people over the weekend.
Cadence Financial Corp. lost money in the first quarter of the year, but significantly less than it did in the same period last year.
Forecasters say severe weather is possible again in Mississippi this weekend. Daniel Lamb, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said Tuesday that while the storms could be potent, it's too early to know if they'll spawn tornadoes.
1. Local man charged in Holly Hills death COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Drug sting targets Maben, Starkville residents STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Council picks 2 CMSD board members COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY