The drought may not be over, but the burn ban ordered by Gov. Phil Bryant's office may soon end, perhaps as early as today.
When International Paper announced Thursday it had completed a $2.2 billion purchase of seven facilities owned by Weyerhaeuser, including two mills in Lowndes County, it was big news in the pulp/paper industry.
A year ago, Starkville's Homestead Education Center held its first Holiday Helping Hand project by providing a new roof for a Starkville family.
Dry tree limbs and wind aren't a good combination.
At first blush, the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program might seem like a pretty simple affair.
In the luxurious afterglow of Mississippi State's resounding 55-20 Egg Bowl victory Saturday, one player stood apart, like Caesar returning from some long journey and great conquest.
Dak Prescott is the gift that keeps on giving for Bulldog fans, even 10 months after he played his last football game at Mississippi State.
There was little change in the latest unemployment numbers at the start of the year's fourth quarter.
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving, the day set aside each year to gather with friends and loved ones, give thanks for our good fortunes, enjoy a lovely feast, find comfort in our shared memories and, of course, confront Uncle Bob with the question: "What is the matter with you? Seriously."
Christmas displays have been in stores since Halloween, but one of the sure signs the Christmas season is soon approaching is the arrival of "real" or "live" Christmas trees.
A funny thing happened when the Mississippi Legislature ended its 2016 session in April. Scarcely anything was done to address the serious issues facing our state. That's hardly surprising, of course. It happens every year.
Every year about this time, Brandt Galloway sees a particular kind of insurance claim pick up.
Anyone who arrived at Monday's Unified Egg Bowl a few minutes after it ended would have found it difficult to determine which team had won the contest.
It is about 10:30 on a sunny Saturday morning and the activity in a parking lot on the Mississippi State University campus has come to an abrupt stop.
A photo of a flier the Ku Klux Klan reportedly distributed on the Mississippi State University campus last week is circulating on social media.
Like most people in the area, Bill Quick would like to see some rain.
But not on Saturday.
So this is how it happens.
By the time the polls opened at 7 a.m. today at the First Assembly of God voting precinct in Columbus, J.D. Dillinger had been waiting in line for 45 minutes, the first of roughly 75 voters who were standing in line.
It took a while for Bradford Freeman to become famous.
The phone rang at Ellen Gregory's home at 10:30 on the night of July 13, 2015. It was a call from a friend in Alabama, who urgently needed her help.
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