Every Saturday morning from May through August, a few dozen vendors get up early to set up at the Starkville Community Farmers Market.
Even as COVID-19 cases have increased rapidly in Mississippi in recent days, some school districts are saying masks will be optional for students, teachers and staff.
Installing massive pumps to drain water from the south Mississippi Delta would be a way to fight environmental injustice because the pumps would help low-income and minority residents whose lives are disrupted by flooding, Republican U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi said on Capitol Hill.
Chief Penny Jones is paving history as the first woman to become police chief in Vicksburg; however, she isn’t doing it just for her community.
A Mississippi man serving a life sentence for being a habitual offender is appealing his punishment, saying the seven months he spent in jail without an indictment and year it took to arraign him violated his right to a speedy trial.
Some residents of a north Mississippi apartment complex are wondering if they will be left without housing because of the way the complex is being run.
The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, Bennie Thompson, didn’t realize the severity of the Jan. 6 insurrection until his wife called him.
The United States is in an “unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert said Sunday.
Senators are racing to seal a bipartisan infrastructure deal as soon as Monday, as pressure is mounting on all sides to show progress on President Joe Biden’s top priority.
Although the pandemic disrupted family life across the U.S. since taking hold in spring 2020, some parents are grateful for one consequence: They’re now opting to homeschool their children, even as schools plan to resume in-person classes.
Robert Parris Moses, a civil rights activist who was shot at and endured beatings and jail while leading Black voter registration drives in the American South during the 1960s and later helped improve minority education in math, has died.
Sudduth Elementary School and Oktibbeha Master Gardeners were recipients of the 2021 Governor’s Award from the Mississippi Association of Partners in Excellence (MAPE) for their work together to create excellent, engaging learning experiences for their students in the school garden.
Columbus and Lowndes County high schools offer students a program that allows them to get a jump on their education by attending a community college or specialize in a rewarding career through learning a skilled trade.
New Hope High School senior Grace Massey was named as recipient of the 2021 Youth of the Year award by the Columbus Exchange Club on May 6.
While bullying may seem commonplace, it is not a rite of passage, says Dr. Kimberly Hall, Mississippi State professor and behavior expert.
A promise to Pops: Family keeps late Starkville High coach with them after Mississippi State’s historic baseball title
It was already dark by the time Drew Massey pulled the hearse up to the gates of Dudy Noble Field, his father-in-law’s body in the back.
On New Year’s Eve, hours after getting the call that John Howard Patton, 65, had died earlier that day, the Louisville funeral director wanted to do one last favor for the man who meant so much to him.
Mississippi Economic Council hosted a conference “A New Day, A New Opportunity for Mississippi” that addressed key initiatives to spur opportunities for economic growth on Friday at Lion Hills Center.
This week, initial payments from the American Recovery Act arrived in the offices of local governments.
In the Golden Triangle, funds set aside for cities and counties totaled more than $18 million dollars with the same amount arriving in July 2022.
Most Americans who haven’t been vaccinated against COVID-19 say they are unlikely to get the shots and doubt they would work against the aggressive delta variant despite evidence they do, according to a new poll that underscores the challenges facing public health officials amid soaring infections in some states.
Lagging vaccination rates among nursing home staff are being linked to a national increase in COVID-19 infections and deaths at senior facilities, and are at the center of a federal investigation in a hard-hit Colorado location where disease detectives found many workers were not inoculated.