TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A northeast Mississippi city has agreed to sell land to a developer for an upscale hotel in the city's downtown.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A north Mississippi city is taking over some plots in a historic cemetery to repair abandoned or damaged grave markers.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Lynn Fitch and Andy Taggart are competing for the Republican nomination for Mississippi attorney general. It's her third run for statewide office and his first.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — When Jack Ligon formed the Oxford High School group Students for Alzheimer's, he wanted to help shed a light on the disease while also making a positive impact within his community.
BOONEVILLE, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi grand jury will decide if the Aug. 16 death of a young child in a hot car was accidental or criminal.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Bells will ring in a Civil War battleground in Mississippi to remember enslaved Africans who were brought to North America 400 years ago.
PEARL, Miss. (AP) — Four more counties in Mississippi have become eligible for public assistance for debris removal, road repairs and other storm recovery projects.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republicans head to the polls Tuesday to decide nominees for governor and attorney general, while some Republicans will vote for a transportation commissioner nominee and some Democrats will vote for a public service commissioner nominee.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Hurricanes Camille and Katrina were as different as night and day, yet those who lived through both storms say the two were similar in many ways.
State officials on Friday moved toward approving one new charter school this year, acting on the recommendation of consultants who reviewed applications.
PONTOTOC, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi town clerk accused of stealing nearly $250,000 pleaded guilty Friday and was sentenced to five years of house arrest.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican Tate Reeves was a 29-year-old banker when he won his first statewide office in Mississippi. After two terms as treasurer and the next two as lieutenant governor, Reeves is now trying to become governor.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A supermarket company has agreed to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting gases from refrigeration equipment at more than 500 stores in seven southeastern states, federal authorities said Friday.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi police officer accused of killing a woman is being moved to another jail after a picture posted online showed him unguarded outside his cell.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — Columbus officials say the city was on its way into debt but has turned its finances around, saving about $805,000 since March.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Tennessee truck driver has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the shooting of a freight dock manager at a furniture store.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Democratic nominee for Mississippi governor said Thursday that no matter who wins the Republican nomination next week, he wants to debate that person three times before the general election.
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi's largest banks will expand its hometown operations center, investing $15 million and hiring 100 people.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing a University of Mississippi student withdrew their request Thursday for a judge to set bail, instead seeking a psychiatric evaluation.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Family members of a Mississippi woman who went into cardiac arrest and died after waiting about an hour for an ambulance are suing the county, city and ambulance service for negligence.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A summer filled with train disruptions for New Orleans visitors has reached its end as Amtrak has restored full service on its Chicago-to-New Orleans line.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Two Republicans running for Mississippi governor were asked during a televised debate Wednesday night to name one disagreement they've had with current Republican Gov. Phil Bryant.
ABERDEEN, Miss. (AP) — A northeast Mississippi sheriff who was unseated in a primary election earlier this month has resigned abruptly amid an investigation, while the Democrat who defeated him is running unopposed after a Republican dropped out of the race.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A proposed $248 million settlement has been filed in a decade-old federal court case over defective Chinese drywall blamed for damaging home appliances and sickening residents.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to armed robbery after prosecutors said he followed a woman who won a $5,000 casino jackpot and robbed her at gunpoint.
SOUTHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A man accused of killing two people at a Mississippi Walmart and then setting part of it on fire is fighting extradition to the county where it happened.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman whose loose donkey caused a fatal car crash has been ordered to pay more than $2 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.
LUCEDALE, Miss. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday acquitted a Mississippi lawmaker of a domestic violence charge in which he was accused of punching his wife in the face because she didn't undress quickly enough when he wanted to have sex.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Tuesday that he is supporting Tate Reeves for the Republican nomination for governor.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — The University of Southern Mississippi is joining a nationwide trend of universities selling beer at football games.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi State University's Extension Service is in the process of launching five Head Start early education centers on the Gulf Coast.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been sentenced to 100 years in prison for robbing a U-Haul store and attempting to kill two women inside of it.
FOREST, Miss. (AP) — The reverend of a Mississippi church says raids by U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement have decimated his congregation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has named 45 Mississippi counties primary natural disaster areas because of freezing, flooding, flash flooding and excessive rain.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Authorities in Mississippi have arrested a security guard accused of shooting two patrons at the nightclub where he works.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Police in Mississippi's capital city say the driver of a sport utility vehicle has been shot to death in an apparent roadway altercation.
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi newspaper publisher and political columnist who later became a congressional aide has died.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — A federal jury in Mississippi has ruled against an FBI agent who sued the agency for wrongful termination as a result of reporting racial discrimination.
Four Louisiana men say they'll plead guilty to charges that they tried to bribe a Mississippi sheriff with $2,000 in casino chips, seeking lucrative jail contracts.
Many Mississippi Republican officials see the immigration raids on seven chicken processing plants earlier this month not only as good policy, but as good politics.
COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi school superintendent says he could seek a job that he has kept unfilled if school board members don't retain him as the district's leader.
BOONEVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Two more Mississippi electric cooperatives are making plans to create subsidiaries to offer high-speed internet, after the first two cooperatives jumped into the business last week.
ST. GEORGE, Ga. (AP) — The president of an Alabama company says he's confident that his firm can mine land just east of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge without polluting the water or soil, despite concerns expressed by a federal agency.