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.
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JACKSON -- Nearly a third of Mississippi households aren't earning enough to pay for their own basic needs such as housing, food, child care, health care, transportation and state and federal taxes, according to a report Wednesday.
Summer enrollment at Mississippi University for Women is up almost 17 percent.
Army Staff Sgt. Robert N. Barton, a Mississippi native, was killed this past weekend when a bomb exploded near his military vehicle in Afghanistan.
2. SMART splits Boardtown route, adds new stops for residents STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Wait joins Dispatch staff as new MSU reporter COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Amos fills in for Clinkscales on city bench COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY