Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says the state burn ban has been lifted because of recent rainfall but some county bans are still in effect.
Mississippi voters are choosing a new secretary of state this year, and the two candidates are divided over some big proposals for the office.
A federal judge is giving no indication of how or when he will rule in a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi's unique, multistep process of electing a governor and other statewide officials.
Mississippi's Republican lieutenant governor and Democratic attorney general debated teacher pay raise plans, road repairs, health care and taxes as they clashed for the first debate in the governor's race.
A contested Republican primary and runoff dented the cash cushion of Tate Reeves, but the lieutenant governor still has more money than Democratic Attorney General Jim Hood as the two wrestle for the governor's chair.
Officials in southwest Mississippi have denied a rezoning request for a mental health facility, despite complaints that the area is underserved.
Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says the state will settle its part of a lawsuit that opposed the merger of cellphone companies T-Mobile and Sprint.
University of Mississippi professors want trustees to explain how they selected Glenn Boyce as the university's new leader.
The Mississippi Supreme Court says it will not consider an appeal from a woman convicted on charges related to the 2015 killing of two Hattiesburg police officers.
A federal court that rejected Mississippi's 15-week abortion ban should have let the state present evidence about whether a fetus experiences pain, an attorney for the state argued Monday.
The major-party nominees for Mississippi governor will spell out their differences on education, the economy and other issues in their first -- and possibly only -- debate before the Nov. 5 general election.
Mississippi residents who want to help choose a governor are facing a voter registration deadline.
Mississippi's former higher education commissioner was named the next chancellor of the University of Mississippi on Friday in a choice that was made public via a news release after an announcement ceremony was thwarted by student protesters' cries of "Shame! Shame! Shame!"
Federal appeals court judges are set to hear arguments Monday over a Mississippi law that would ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
President Donald Trump has tweeted that he's giving his "Complete & Total Endorsement" to the Republican nominee for Mississippi governor, Tate Reeves.
Noisy conflict is common outside Mississippi's only abortion clinic, with protesters sometimes using bullhorns to amplify their voices and the clinic itself blaring music to keep patients from hearing the protesters.
Military officials are investigating after 32 parachuting soldiers were injured -- four badly enough to require hospitalization -- when 87 jumpers were blown into trees during a night training exercise in Mississippi.
A Mississippi grand jury has cleared a police officer in the fatal shooting of a felony suspect.
At least 22 soldiers training at a Mississippi military base have been injured during a night parachuting exercise.
The U.S. Justice Department says in a lawsuit that a Mississippi sheriff fired an employee because he had to be gone on military duty for extended periods.
1. $18K of marijuana, THC vape products seized COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Leigh Mall auction begins today COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Steens man arrested after pursuit with law enforcement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY