Crop producers have been busy planting corn, and while those in drier areas are nearly finished, those in wetter areas are trying to catch up.
The Mississippi School of the Arts (MSA) will be holding additional auditions for both Dance and Visual Arts only May 26. Applications are due no later than May 13.
Authorities say a 19-year-old Alabama woman is expected to lose one of her eyes after she was attacked with a high-heel shoe.
Vicious storms and howling winds smacked the Deep South, killing at least seven people in Alabama including three family members whose homes were tossed into nearby woods.
Strong storms left scattered damage across a wide area of west Alabama on Friday, slamming trees into homes and roads and forcing schools to release thousands of students early as a precaution.
Alabama school systems are releasing students early because of the threat of severe weather.
Three suspected tornadoes hit Mississippi on Friday, damaging or destroying dozens of homes and businesses and leaving at least three people critically injured.
Lenders took back the property of just over 700 Mississippi homeowners during the third quarter of 2010, a national company that tracks foreclosures reported Thursday.
Florence police say a woman was arrested after her newborn baby tested positive for having marijuana in her system.
A state appeals court says a man isn't due any money after claiming he found a human tooth in the crust of a piece of KFC fried chicken in Montgomery.
Mississippi lawmakers on Thursday ended their 2011 session without finishing the job of redistricting.
Republican Gov. Haley Barbour has signed a $422.8 million bond bill to pay for needs at colleges, state agencies and for economic development projects.
An enormous tree limb that crashed through a Georgia family's bedroom killed a father and the young son he was holding in his arms Tuesday as a fast-moving storm system pounded the South with tornadoes, hail and spectacular lightning. At least eight people were killed around the region.
Republican Gov. Haley Barbour has signed into law a school bus safety bill drafted in response to a Jones County child's death.
Alabama corrections officials say they've put down an inmate uprising at Holman Prison near Atmore.
Mississippi lawmakers on Monday easily passed dozens of bills that make up the state's $5.5 billion budget for the year that begins July 1.
Lawmakers on Monday approved a bill authorizing the multimillion-dollar construction of two new Mississippi museums -- one devoted to the civil rights struggle and another focused on the state's overall history.
Six Columbus and Lowndes County families were evacuated from their homes Monday as a severe storm front swept across the state, causing power outages, damage and a death in Copiah County.
Some Golden Triangle-area schools let students out early as tornado watches and warnings broke out across north Mississippi and storms pushed toward Alabama this afternoon.
Mississippi usually tops most rankings for the unhealthiest or fattest states, but lawmakers can't be accused of ignoring the problem.
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