Calls to "take back America" preceded last week's remodeling of the congressional makeup, and a similar refrain may be heard in Mississippi during the 2011 statewide and legislative races, but from a different political party.
If this weekend's Downtown Christmas Open House is any indication, Columbus merchants could be in store for a busy holiday season.
Cadence Financial Corp. has set what may be the final shareholder's meeting in the bank's 125-year history, with shareholders expected to sell their stock to a private Houston-based investment firm.
Cullman has bratwurst, lederhosen and German oom-pah music at its annual Oktoberfest celebration, and it may now add the one ingredient that's been missing for more than three decades: beer.
Mississippi election officials reported a few minor problems Tuesday.
Weather appeared to be a major factor in voter turnout Tuesday in Mississippi.
JACKSON -- Voting was expected to be brisk today in two of Mississippi's four congressional races, with Democratic incumbents facing tough challenges from Republican state lawmakers. Polls are open statewide from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
After 43 years at Omnova, Gene Gore of Columbus has put in more than enough time to retire. And with six children and 12 grandchildren, he has enough reasons to compel him to do so. But instead of resigning to a life of leisure and bouncing grandbabies, Gore mans the union hall across Yorkville Road from the Omnova plant.
A man rushing to help a truck driver whose rig was burning on Interstate 65 vaulted a retaining wall and plunged to his death, apparently not realizing he was atop a bridge.
Following a brief bout of negative news at the local level, the Columbus-Lowndes Development Link is making national headlines for the right reasons.
WEST POINT -- Royal Trucking is moving forward with plans to lease a portion of the former Artex International plant in West Point.
Mississippi's jobs picture remained largely stagnant in September with the start of the school year giving the only real boost to non-farm employment, the state labor department reported this week.
A Mississippi State University political expert is predicting a win for Republican challenger Alan Nunnelee in the 1st Congressional District, since incumbent Democrat Travis Childers no longer has the luxury of running alongside a popular presidential candidate.
U.S. House Republican Whip Eric Cantor said Wednesday that north Mississippi's congressional seat is a "majority maker" for the GOP and he's urging voters to turn out next Tuesday for the party's nominee, Alan Nunnelee.
Police are searching for a suspect in the rapes of two women at an apartment in Tuscaloosa. One of the women was killed.
Regional banking company Trustmark Corp. said it posted a 15 percent increase in third-quarter profit as the company while making progress in reducing its exposure in Florida.
Midterm federal elections are just a week away, and many Mississippi TV viewers are being hit with a steady stream of vitriolic political advertising.
With the infusion of $30 million from a California-based clean technology company, Starkville's SemiSouth Laboratories plans to expand and bring more than 70 new jobs to the Golden Triangle.
Trustmark Corp. believes its attempt to acquire Cadence Bank - even though it failed - can serve as a blueprint for other banks seeking to buy distressed institutions not yet under Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation control.
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