The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from an African-American attorney who called the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag "an official endorsement of white supremacy."
It's been nearly a decade since a former tobacco lobbyist signed a law that increased the Mississippi's state cigarette tax from 18 cents to 68 cents a pack.
A cashier at a Walmart in Clarksdale couldn't have possibly known her kindness to one man could reach so many people.
Taxpayer money is being wasted because of registered voters who don't bother to cast ballots, a local election official in Mississippi said.
A lawmaker says art at the Mississippi Capitol should be updated to reflect accomplishments of African-Americans.
Mississippi government agencies are doing a sloppy job of keeping records about vehicles they own, a watchdog group said in a report issued Monday.
Free community college for all Mississippians would be an ambitious and easy-to-explain goal.
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is recommending that the state spend $7 million in the coming year to provide free community college for an unspecified number of students.
Mississippi is seeking federal permission to require job training for some able-bodied adults who receive Medicaid, and the Trump administration has signaled that is open to approving such plans.
Attorneys for Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant are defending a state law that lets government workers and private business people cite religious beliefs to deny services to LGBT people.
A nonpartisan group that evaluates state government budget practices is giving mostly mid-level marks to Mississippi.
Lawyers for the state of Mississippi argued Wednesday that disclosing information could destroy the state's ability to get the drugs needed for executions, urging a federal judge to block death row inmates suing the state from obtaining any more information.
Regulators have again denied a request by Mississippi Power Co. to narrow proceedings over how much customers should pay for a power plant.
Sheriffs in two Mississippi counties say they have found dogfighting operations that included animals that were mutilated, malnourished and chained to trees.
The only person to stand trial in the deaths of two Hattiesburg police officers has filed a notice of appeal with the state Supreme Court.
A federal judge on Monday dismissed a civil lawsuit that sought $35 million in damages from a Mississippi city and a white police officer in the disputed 2016 shooting death of a black man, leaving his relatives "dumbfounded."
A Mississippi community has dedicated its own smaller-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that's in the nation's capital.
Let's make this simple -- Mississippi's economy is weak and shows few signs of growing stronger.
Mississippi officials are anticipating a record number of opioid deaths statewide in 2017.
A white man has less than six months left in federal custody for his part in the fatal rundown of a black man in Mississippi in 2011.
1. SPED parent speaks at school board meeting COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Columbus police chief retiring at year's end COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Y accepting sealed bids for Camp Pratt COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Commission delays decision on Lipscomb House demolition COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY