Brad Freeman, who passed away Sunday from COVID-19 at Baptist-Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, spent 94 of his 97 years in Lowndes County, mostly in Caledonia where he worked as mailman for 32 years, raised a family and raised vegetables and cattle on the side.
Lowndes County Sheriff Eddie Hawkins and bailiffs who work in the courtroom are getting a pay bump thanks to recent legislative action.
It was all about the Columbus Light and Water Department at Tuesday’s Columbus City Council meeting, with the utility receiving about $1 million for wastewater upgrades and also getting a new board member.
Aldermen on Tuesday granted a permit request from the Mississippi State University Student Association to throw Bulldog Bash with city participation and in-kind services on Oct. 21.
Supervisors on Tuesday reversed course on whether to allow Mississippi Engineering Group to submit a proposal for the cost of decommissioning Oktibbeha County Lake, opting to exclude the firm from the process.
As attorneys argued about abortion laws across the South on Tuesday, a Mississippi judge rejected a request by the state’s only abortion clinic to temporarily block a law that would ban most abortions.
In a state with some of the country’s toughest gun regulations and a city that bans semi-automatic weapons, Dana Gordon still feared a mass shooting could happen here.
A man charged Tuesday with seven counts of murder after firing off more than 70 rounds at an Independence Day parade in suburban Chicago legally bought five weapons, including the high-powered rifle used in the shooting, despite authorities being called to his home twice in 2019 for threats of violence and suicide, police said.
For some of the Washington, D.C., residents who reported for jury duty last month, a pro-Trump mob’s assault on the U.S. Capitol felt like a personal attack.
Immigrant advocates head to a federal appeals court in New Orleans on Wednesday in hopes of saving an Obama-era program that prevents the deportation of thousands of people brought into the U.S. as children.
The rent has come due for America’s small businesses and at a very inopportune time.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is releasing the largest update to its mobile application in a decade, the agency announced.
The Food and Drug Administration issued an administrative stay Tuesday on the order it issued last month for vaping company Juul to pull its electronic cigarettes from the market.
For years, there’s been a cardinal rule for flying civilian drones: Keep them within your line of sight. Not just because it’s a good idea — it’s also the law.
The fossilized skeleton of a T. rex relative that roamed the earth about 76 million years ago will be auctioned in New York this month, Sotheby’s announced Tuesday.
At least twice a week, Donald Ward drives an old car the quarter-mile from his house into his pasture. There, sitting in the open, is a much older ride: a rusted, 72-year-old tractor held together by rolls of duct tape and heaps of wire.
A Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that a death row inmate will not be allowed to seek additional DNA testing on crime scene evidence from the shooting deaths of two college students nearly 30 years ago.
A look at how African Americans traveled during the Jim Crow era in the U.S. is on display at the Two Mississippi Museums in downtown Jackson.
Speaking at an event Monday, Mississippi Republican state lawmakers were divided in their support of new policies to improve health care outcomes for children and new parents.
A Mississippi judge has set a Tuesday hearing in a lawsuit by state’s only abortion clinic, which seeks to block a law that would ban most abortions. A temporary restraining order would allow the clinic to remain open, at least while the lawsuit is pending.