On the day the public school accountability ratings were supposed to be released, the Mississippi State Board of Education voted to delay their approval until October.
The Mississippi Department of Education released its school district accountability grades Thursday, which showed improvements for three school districts in the Golden Triangle.
Mississippi State freshman Mitch Graves was walking through the university activities fair on the Drill Field his first week of classes, looking at his different extracurricular options, when someone from one of the booths shouted: "Hey! You wanna be a fireman?"
He's 21 years old. He has a high school education and a higher-than-average ACT score. He's just been handed 75 pounds worth of weights and is told to climb a stairclimber with them on his back for three minutes and 20 seconds.
West Point police have arrested a suspect believed to be involved in a Thursday night shooting at a West Point deli.
A shooting at a West Point deli Thursday night has sent one man to a Tupelo hospital.
Four Mississippi State University students won't go to jail after being accused of stealing memorabilia from the University of Alabama's football building.
The family of a man kept in jail for 11 years has filed a wrongful imprisonment lawsuit against Clay County and multiple public officials.
Blamed for the death of a Florida baby and intense wind and rain that pummeled parts of the northern Gulf of Mexico coast, Tropical Depression Gordon weakened Wednesday but still spread bands of heavy rains across a swath of the South as it swirled over central Mississippi.
Going into his debut as Mississippi State's head football coach Saturday night, Joe Moorhead insisted his team wasn't playing against Stephen F. Austin as much as it was playing against a standard - a championship standard, he said.
When the Mississippi Legislature this week approved funding for 128 projects throughout the state, $1.75 million came to projects in Lowndes and Oktibbeha counties.
Cities and counties throughout the state will receive 15 percent of the use fee revenue collected in the state as a part of road/bridge legislation passed by the Mississippi Legislature Tuesday during its special session.
Unemployment rates fell in three of four area counties in July, according to the monthly labor report released by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security as summer jobs ended and students begin leaving the workforce.
Aldermen in a northeast Mississippi city are cutting a mayor's salary for the second time this summer, saying he's been absent from city business and unavailable to the public.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a man believed to be involved in a deadly shooting in West Point over the weekend.
Columbus Municipal School District students scored higher overall compared to last year during spring assessments.
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