Last October, Victoria Vivians was chosen as homecoming queen at Mississippi State and she's embraced the title of "Queen Victoria" ever since.
It suits her, probably more than she realizes.
Ever since the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the idea that a coalition of progressive white and black voters in Mississippi could break the stranglehold of conservative politics in a state-wide race has been largely an unproven theory.
Norfleet Reichle, lover of food, drink, friends and outlandish schemes, died at his home Wednesday at age 68.
For military veterans, college can be a different world.
It happens every year, but somehow it never feels like a routine.
A student each from Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties will be among those competing Tuesday in the Mississippi Spelling Bee at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Rose E. McCoy Auditorium at Jackson State University.
Friday afternoon, the Sale Elementary School Parent-Teacher Organization staged a quiz competition, inviting a group of city leaders to match wits against a panel of 15 honor roll students.
The Anderson Grove Head Start program is set to close at the end of the school year on May 24 after 34 years of operation at the former elementary school just south of the Caledonia town limits.
Until Monday, the job of managing Caledonia's Parks Department was a one-man gig.
Unemployment in Mississippi continued in 2018 at historically low rates, according to information released this week by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.
Something interesting happened in the Mississippi Legislature this week.
The Lowndes County Board of Supervisors approved a plan Monday to bring more money into the county coffers by investing some of its general fund in bank certificate of deposits.
Hal McClanahan's neighbor to the north of his home on Second Street South has always been pretty quiet.
That changed Saturday morning.
The Columbus Municipal School Board approved the hiring of a legal consultant during a special call meeting Friday, a day after an attorney for former superintendent Phillip Hickman requested a termination hearing.
Lowndes County School District Superintendent Lynn Wright appeared before the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors Wednesday seeking help to fund equipment for the district's new career tech center.
Ask any dog owner and he will tell you to be careful where you keep the anti-freeze.
One by one, the children stepped up to the podium, the heads of some of the smaller children barely visible to the audience of 75 people who gathered Tuesday evening at the Columbus Boys and Girls Club for the club's annual Black History Month program.
Thirty years ago, the Mississippi Legislature, in a rare spasm of visionary leadership, created the Mississippi School for Mathematics & Science on the campus of Mississippi University for Women.
The Lowndes County Sheriff's Office, along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations, continue to look into a pair of social media posts that threatened violence at New Hope schools that had concerned parents keeping their children out of school Monday.
Over the decades, the way news is processed, packaged and delivered has evolved -- from newspapers to radio to TV and, now, social media.
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