Southern Living picked several Mississippians for its 2017 Southerners of the Year list, an annual selection of people actively making a difference in the South.
Oxford native and University of Mississippi graduate Sly Lee landed a spot on Forbes' 30 Under 30 list this year for his groundbreaking work in developing augmented reality hardware.
Casino owners in Mississippi aren't opposed to the idea of a paper-ticket state lottery, but say video gambling terminals in bars, gas stations and other places would be devastating for the gaming industry.
Paul Gordon Cannette was arrested Tuesday and charged with embezzling money that was supposed to be used to provide safety in the Biloxi School District.
Clanging cowbells might be the top tradition at Mississippi State University, but a scheduled sing-a-long to Journey's "Don't Stop Believing" has become a game-day staple in Starkville.
Opioid-related deaths and crimes have escalated in the past five years, and state officials are sparking awareness in rural areas.
I have to work the holiday, and because my daughter works in retail, she has to work the holiday. But for a brief period on Thanksgiving, the three of us take the time to sit down and share meal together
Jennie Merrill was murdered in her Natchez home in a botched robbery in 1932. Karen Cox's new book examines the bizarre true story and why it matters to the South today.