Mississippi lawmakers on Saturday finished a big chunk of their work for the three-month session by passing final versions of bills that would make general changes to state laws.
In troubled economic times, what Lowndes County needs is a bridge over busy waters. Or better yet, two bridges. At no cost locally. And for a Columbus contractor to win the job just as a Lowndes County industry expands.
Spring is more than a change from the chill of winter to warmer temperatures. It also provides homeowners a chance to change the look of their home and make it more energy efficient.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood said Thursday he needs more time to evaluate a new federal health care law before deciding whether to challenge it in court.
Just last fall I commandeered an ATV (all-terrain vehicle) all over some privately owned property in Madison County in southwest Illinois
Downtown merchants saw mixed results from Main Street Columbus’ Downtown Spring Open House event Friday and Saturday, but all agreed they would participate again next year.
As Bernice Edwards walked toward Dr. Charles Montgomery Tuesday in the lobby of Cancer Care at Premier Health Complex, she smiled, stuck out her arm and gave him a warm hug. When she emerged from the embrace, the Maben woman wiped her moist eyes with a tissue.
A Mississippi school district violated a lesbian student’s rights by banning her from bringing her girlfriend to the prom, a federal judge ruled Tuesday, but he stopped short of forcing the district to hold the event.
Mississippi officials who canceled a prom after a lesbian student asked to bring her girlfriend told a federal judge Monday that there were issues with the event even before that.
Great interactive illustration of what the pending health care bill means for you.
The lesbian high school student embroiled in a legal flap over her school’s prom policy was presented with a $30,000 scholarship on Friday when she appeared on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
Students from the state’s community and junior colleges will be able to transfer more credits to four-year universities under a proposal approved by the state College Board on Thursday.
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour on Wednesday made his fifth round of budget cuts since the fiscal year started last summer, and he warned lawmakers to be cautious as they write a spending plan for the coming year.
JACKSON — The University of Mississippi has taken another step to reduce the visibility of its old mascot Colonel Reb, which could soon become a collector's item on merchandise.
Lowndes County will lose 219 jobs in late April when the Domtar coated groundwood paper mill closes its doors.
Members of the Starkville-based National Guard battalion are back after nine months in Mosul, Iraq.
Navistar Defense officials today announced receipt of a $178 million contract to retrofit 1,222 International MaxxPro Dash Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles with a new DXM independent suspension.
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