A package addressed from "Grandpa Henderson" in San Diego, Calif., to "Grandma Henderson" in Talladega, Ala., wasn't ordinary mail, and it wasn't picked up by any grandmother.
CALEDONIA -- Henry I. Collins pinches the blade of his jackknife and pulls it open. He sticks it in the watermelon in front of him and cuts it lengthwise. The two halves split with a crisp, satisfying crunch and roll with the seeds up.
Savings through cutting costs and an improving loan portfolio helped Starkville-based Cadence Financial Corp. report a healthier second quarter compared to last year, but the bank holding company still posted a net loss for the period.
A state of emergency was declared Friday along the Mississippi Gulf Coast ahead of tropical storm Bonnie's projected movement into the Gulf of Mexico.
A jury in Clarksville found a woman guilty of second-degree murder and aggravated child neglect for leaving her 3-month-old daughter in a hot car.
Mississippi's congressional incumbents are holding significantly more campaign cash than their challengers.
A teenage lesbian who sued her school district over its ban of same-sex prom dates has accepted an offer to settle the case.
The pouring rain couldn't stop Bruce Wilson from getting his fix.
Mississippi Public Broadcasting's decision to cut the nationally syndicated program "Fresh Air" from Think Radio was due primarily to "discussions on issues of an explicit sexual nature," according to a statement released Thursday by MPB Executive Director Dr. Judith Lewis.
Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle began two construction projects, totaling more than $11 million, including a new behavioral and mental health facility and a parking lot expansion and renovation project.
Let's look at the way the Internet has changed the way we communicate with each other.
When Cortiga Williams pressed charges against her husband for adultery earlier this month, she called upon a nearly forgotten law. In Mississippi, it's a crime to cheat on a spouse by having sex or even living with another person.
WEST POINT -- Navistar Defense in West Point is expecting layoffs at the end of the month and more by the end of the year, but North Mississippi's federal representative is trying to minimize those losses.
The free Jimmy Buffett concert that drew thousands to an Alabama beach may be just the first in a string of big-name shows funded by BP to boost a tourism industry hard-hit by the Gulf oil spill.
Golden Triangle Regional Airport is a prime example of how good business makes for a busy airport.
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