A former Mississippi mayor who faced legal problems has been hired to promote tourism in another town.
The National Park Service has unveiled a bronze plaque showing that the Mississippi home of civil rights leaders Medgar and Myrlie Evers is a national historic landmark.
Some of the boxes stacked inside anthropologist Molly Zuckerman's laboratory contain full bones -- a skull, a jaw, or a leg. Others contain only plastic bags of bone fragments that Zuckerman describes as "grit."
Mississippi can expect to receive nearly $4.5 million from the federal government in the next few months to improve election security, a spokeswoman for the secretary of state's office said Tuesday.
A Mississippi family's Habitat for Humanity home has been robbed a day before they were set to move in.
An effort to turn the home of a slain civil rights leader into a national monument is gaining more bipartisan support.
Mississippi is lowering the standardized test score that a student must achieve to become a middle school or high school math teacher, citing a teacher shortage.
The mayor of Jackson says an unsecured manhole cover that contributed to a deadly crash is the city's fault.
Pension plans are long-term enterprises with ups and downs, structured to pay out over decades. And if there's anyone who has the long view of Mississippi's Public Employees Retirement System, its outgoing Executive Director Pat Robertson.
Trustees of Mississippi's eight public universities are giving final approval for tuition increases next fall.
Mississippi's eight public universities plan to raise their admission requirements, in line with changes made earlier to the state's public high school diplomas.
Mississippi's sprint toward legalized sports betting has begun. The state Gaming Commission on Thursday proposed rules to govern sports books at Mississippi's 28 licensed casinos.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Mississippi's secretary of state are fighting over who should collect assets and repay victims of a $100 million-plus fraud.
Mississippi could, at least temporarily, be the only place within the Southeastern Conference where football fans can put bets down when games begin at summer's end.
Voters in central Mississippi's 3rd District are choosing a new member of Congress for the first time in a decade.
Mississippi's new standard license plate will display the state seal that includes the phrase, "In God We Trust."
A former juvenile detention officer faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to beating a teenage boy.
Actors Robert DeNiro and Alec Baldwin are giving some fundraising help to a Democrat hoping to unseat Republican Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi.
A Mississippi man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a fraud scheme that prosecutors say took in well over $100 million and victimized more than 300 people, including U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker.
A Democratic mayor dropped out of a special U.S. Senate race in Mississippi on Tuesday, leaving four candidates in the contest to serve the final two years of an unexpired term.
1. DJ pleads guilty to 2015 shooting at Heidi Ho COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Three finalists announced for CMSD superintendent spot COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. Ex-Columbus-Lowndes Airport manager arrested for embezzlement COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Columbus resident arrested for possession of child pornography COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Ex-Columbus HS teacher found guilty of soliciting student for sex COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY