A Mississippi firefighter with a criminal history that includes an arson conviction in Arkansas is now charged with setting seven fires and molesting an 11-year-old child.
People who wear sagging pants in Selma could end up paying a fine and doing community service work.
Prentiss County voters soundly rejected an effort to legalize alcohol sales in the county with about 63 percent of voters against coming out from under Mississippi dry laws.
The Columbus Planning and Zoning Commission lifted its imposed moratorium on electronic signs Monday.
Republican Alan Nunnelee of Mississippi has been chosen to serve on the U.S. House Appropriations Committee when he takes office in January.
The Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority has received the go-ahead to build the first "green" generator in the state fueled by methane gas.
Vinny and Karen Harris recently took up tomato farming to make some extra money. But this isn't a story about the economy forcing a young couple to make lifestyle changes.
Shareholders of Cadence Financial Corp. Thursday approved the acquisition of the company by Texas-based Community Bancorp, in a deal that Cadence's CEO said didn't "provide any payout" to him or other executives.
A 23-year-old woman has been found guilty of aggravated child abuse after authorities say she fed methamphetamine and ecstasy to her boyfriend's baby.
Oxford Board of Aldermen have approved an ordinance that would allow occasional Sunday sales of alcohol.
Three banks in Mississippi got millions of dollars from a Federal Reserve short-term loan program aimed at stabilizing financial markets.
Jackson Public Schools has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed over alleged whippings by the basketball coach at Murrah High School.
A 20-year-old Gadsen man charged with burning a "V'' into the face of a teenager has told police he believes he is a vampire.
Key Field in Meridian has been selected as the site for a new training unit for the Air Force's new C-27J Spartan military transport.
A Mississippi school district hopes photographs of a teenage lesbian in a bikini will help lead to the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming her rights were violated when a picture of her in a tuxedo was left out of the yearbook's senior section.
A gray and white cat has been reunited with its Mississippi family, five years after wandering away when their home lacked electricity after Hurricane Katrina.
A Canadian high pressure system pushed a blast of winter weather through the Southeast on Monday, leaving people shivering as far south as Florida.
A year after former U.S. Rep. Chip Pickering was involved in a fight with a youth soccer league coach, he's facing a lawsuit stemming from the incident.
1. Former coach pleads guilty to sex crime with student COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Weyerhaeuser to sell Columbus mills COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Bite mark evidence in local death row case under scrutiny, again COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Arrest report 5-4-16 STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY