Area retailers are getting ready for Mississippi's second annual tax-free shopping weekend.
The city of Starkville could soon become a Mississippi Main Street community, which would give the city additional tools to promote economic development downtown.
A member of the Odenville fire department was placed on administrative leave after two premature stillborn infants were flushed down a toilet.
Regional banker Trustmark Corp. nearly doubled its second-quarter profit through the combination of more revenue and reductions in problem loans, the company reported.
The St. Clair County sheriff says a grand jury will review an investigation that turned up the bodies of two premature infants that had been flushed down a toilet.
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.
1. Slimantics: Rebels' Chad Kelly rains on Dak Prescott's parade STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
3. Bush visits Starkville STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
4. Man arrested for walking onto field during Egg Bowl STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Bell ringers and Angel Trees: Volunteers and donations still needed by Salvation Army COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY