Top Mississippi lawmakers said Friday they’ve reached a $5.5 billion budget deal for the fiscal year that begins July 1, and most state programs will take cuts because money is tight.
Mississippi’s unemployment rate remained at 11.5 percent in March, both above the national and southern regional figure, the federal Labor Department reported Friday.
Police say a 20-year-old woman was found shot to death late Thursday at a home in Saltillo.
Scott Ross presided over his last meeting of the College Board Thursday.
A former Lee County deputy has pleaded guilty to secretly removing cash from people's wallets during traffic stops.
The number of Mississippi homeowners facing or hit by foreclosure has more than doubled over the past year. That's according to RealtyTrac, which tracks foreclosures nationwide.
The state’s spending of federal dollars is not “sustainable” for the future, Treasurer Tate Reeves Wednesday told members of the Columbus Kiwanis Club.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says it will probably be mid-May when he joins a multistate lawsuit challenging a federal health care overhaul.
Ole Miss fans won’t have to pay a tailgate tax for the upcoming football season, but they will have a tighter timeframe for setting up their party tents.
As long as legislators in Jackson remain unwilling to budge and fractured supporters in Columbus remain unwilling to unify, Mississippi University for Women is in trouble.
University of Mississippi Chancellor Dan Jones has announced a campaign to raise $100 million to help the school attract and retain faculty.
Pollen: It’s on your car, in the air and especially in your sinuses. From Florida to Texas to Colorado, 2010 is shaping up to be a monster of an allergy season.
Green Day, former N'Sync member Lance Bass, and celebrity chef Cat Cora are among those helping to pay for a prom in Mississippi next month that's open to everyone but geared toward gay students.
CALEDONIA — Carey Bray has many passions in life. Along with his wife Cynthia and daughter Cassidy, Bray strongly believes in two other things.
Informed of preliminary expenses associated with annexing six study areas into the city and the estimated cost of providing water and sewer services to the annexed areas, the Columbus City Council Thursday authorized Chris Watson, of Oxford-based Bridge and Watson, to study and present new data on a smaller area of consideration.
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