The Columbus City Council Tuesday approved a resolution declaring the city's intent to issue tax increment financing bonds, not to exceed $450,000, for a hotel project on Highway 45 North, subject to a memorandum of understanding.
Wells Fargo & Co. says Wachovia bank branches in Mississippi will be among the first eastern offices to convert to Wells Fargo name.
Mississippi corrections officials prepared Tuesday for the first back-to-back executions in nearly 50 years.
A Jefferson County geomotry teacher was investigated by the Secret Service after he used a hypothetical assassination of President Barack Obama as a way to teach angles.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - A 20-year-old man is accused of shooting one person to death and wounding eight others in a rampage of gunfire in a crowded room where people had gathered for a high school graduation party.
An 84-year-old Pelham man is being held in the Shelby County jail on a murder charge, and an attorney says the victim was his 77-year-old wife.
About 10 years ago, Melissa Rushing, 28, pulled into the parking lot of Merle Norman, located between Kroger and Wal-Mart, in search of some "girl therapy."
The long-dormant Mary Holmes College campus in West Point is about to come back to life.
Saturday's heat didn't stop people from going to the Columbus Hitchin' Lot Farmers' Market's first day of the year, which was pretty busy considering that most of the local produce isn't ready to farm yet, according to vendors.
The third season of the Starkville Community Market kicked off Saturday with hundreds of local residents and dozens of vendors crowding the market's new location at Jackson and Lampkin streets.
Columbus chiropractor Dr. James Donovan is free on $10,000 bond after being charged with insurance fraud.
Gov. Haley Barbour says Mississippi has joined a multistate lawsuit challenging the federal health care overhaul.
Authorities are testing suspected "tar balls" found on Mississippi shores to see if they came from the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Tunica County Sheriff's deputies discovered a mobile methamphetamine lab inside a car parked at Harrah's Casino.
Trooper James Burrow, of Shannon, has been a full-fledged trooper just two years, but earned "100 Club" honors both years for 100 DUI stops.
Despite the recession, Mississippians have managed to keep their credit card debt in check -- at least compared to the rest of the nation.
Authorities say a 15-year-old Alabama girl who jumped to her death from an interstate overpass had complained of bullying at school and never got over the death of her sister in a freak accident.
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