Heavy rains and a big college football game didn't stop crowds from turning out for shopping deals on the day after Thanksgiving, with some people even camping outside stores early Friday waiting for the bargains to begin.
Clay County is in the process of updating its federal flood insurance rate maps and has until May to complete the task.
After outspending his opponent by almost $58,000, Lee S. Coleman defeated Nebra Porter in the runoff election Tuesday for the new Place 3 circuit court judge position.
West Point attorney Lee S. Coleman defeated Nebra Porter to win a new judgeship in the 16th Circuit District in a runoff election Tuesday night.
Navistar Defense has started hiring 120 workers at its plant in West Point.
Weather could play a major part in Tuesday's Circuit Court District 16 judicial runoff election. Circuit clerks in Lowndes, Clay and Oktibbeha Counties predict a forecasted 60-percent chance of rain Tuesday will keep many voters from the polls.
Residents in the Golden Triangle gave $309,676 to national campaign efforts this election season, according to statistics from The Huffington Post's Fundrace website.
More than 1,000 taxpayers in Mississippi and 2,000 in Alabama have unclaimed tax returns. Nationwide, the IRS is looking to deliver $164 million in refund checks to 111,893 people because of mailing address errors, the IRS reported this week.
After months of campaigning, Place 3 judge candidates are entering the final stretch leading up to the runoff election Tuesday.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality has awarded a $34,200 grant to the Golden Triangle Regional Solid Waste Management Authority to collect hazardous household waste.
An Alabama high-school football coach has been denied bond on charges accusing him of sexual involvement with three minors in Mississippi.
After a career spanning three decades, Steve Montgomery wants to stay in education, but he's not sure what capacity. Only one thing is certain: He won't return to the West Point School District as superintendent.
The man removed and arrested at West Point's Tuesday Board of Selectmen meeting claims he was improperly barred from making a public statement.
As local governments search for ways to drive their economy, Main Street associations are proving to be successful economic engines, according to recent research.
WEST POINT -- A former mayoral candidate in West Point was arrested Tuesday night during the city's Board of Selectmen meeting after he refused to obey commands to remain silent and then resisted law enforcement officers who attempted to remove him from the premises.
In Switzerland, 12th-graders write essays analyzing John Fitzgerald Kennedy's proclamation that led to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Area voters didn't let the inclement weather keep them from the polls Tuesday. Lowndes County voting precincts reported steady traffic throughout the day, despite periods of rainfall.
In hotly contested races, Circuit Court Judge Jim Kitchens was re-elected Tuesday and Lee S. Coleman and Nebra Porter now face each other in a run-off election for a new judge position.
JACKSON -- Voting was expected to be brisk today in two of Mississippi's four congressional races, with Democratic incumbents facing tough challenges from Republican state lawmakers. Polls are open statewide from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
WEST POINT -- Royal Trucking is moving forward with plans to lease a portion of the former Artex International plant in West Point.
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