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.
Cadence Financial Corp. has tentatively settled a lawsuit accusing the directors of the Starkville-based bank of misleading shareholders for personal profit.
Mississippi's recovery from the recession will be slow with overall employment not reaching the state's record - set in 2000 - until 2015, according to an economic forecast.
Officials with Toyota Boshoku will resume hiring and installing equipment at its north Mississippi plant where it will manufacture seats and other interior materials for the 2012 Corolla.
A Tippah County sheriff's deputy has been shot and killed and a suspect is in custody.
On Wednesday night I rented a movie through Netflix's Watch Instant feature. As I easily selected a movie, I wondered what else could be rented online. Here are a few of the more interesting online rental options I found.
Mississippi revenue collections exceeded estimates in November -- the fourth time that has occurred since the fiscal year began July 1.
A judicial watchdog agency says Chancellor Talmadge Littlejohn should be publicly reprimanded for jailing an attorney for not reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in his courtroom.
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