Joy Carino, a junior at Mississippi School for Math and Science, has won the statewide Poetry Out Loud competition and will continue to the national competition in Washington, D.C., next month.
Mississippi State has found a new leader for its men's basketball program.
On March 2, Kristopher Haywood was shot in the head. He died two days later. His heart still beats in Mississippi.
Jurors who convicted an Alabama woman in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter soon must decide whether to recommend she should die for the crime or spend the rest of her life in prison.
Democratic challenger to District 5 supervisor incumbent filed assault paperwork Thursday.
Two of the Golden Triangle's three largest cities saw increases in sales tax revenue received in March.
Southerners moved a bit more last year than people who lived in any other region of the United States.
One word on a 911 recording could help decide the fate of an Alabama woman accused of making her granddaughter run until she died.
Eighty percent of success is showing up, the saying goes. For 74,299 public school students in Mississippi -- 15 percent of kindergarten through 12th grade students -- that isn't happening.
The Mississippi Department of Employment Security released its monthly labor report Wednesday, but unlike previous months, the most recent unemployment statistics do not include comparisons to the previous month or year statistics.
Local eighth graders interested in an unique, rigorous high school experience can apply to Mississippi's first early college high school.
Ward 4 Selectman Keith McBrayer presided over Tuesday's board of selectmen meeting in West Point due to the absence of Mayor Robbie Robinson.
Many murals now adorn Main Street West Point buildings, thanks to Deborah Mansfield.
Hamilton High School and United Blood Services will team up for a March 19 blood drive at the school's campus.
If you build it, they will come.
A group of civil rights organizations filed a motion Friday asking a federal judge to order Alabama probate judges to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, and to expand a suit challenging the state's gay-marriage ban.
A West Point woman is facing charges of exploitation during her employment at a Columbus nursing home.
Freezing precipitation began before daybreak in parts of the Golden Triangle and the forecast called for the cold, ice and snow to get worse through at least noon today.
A Macon service station attendant shot Monday night during an armed robbery has died.
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