Volunteers are needed to help with a playground project in Meridian.
The College Board has named Dr. Alfred Rankins, Jr., to oversee Mississippi's eight public universities. He will be the first African-American to hold the position.
Starkville's police chief says his officers will stop giving fellow law enforcement officers a break not offered to civilians suspected of driving under the influence.
Alabama's preliminary, seasonally adjusted jobless rate for February was unchanged from January.