Posted: 01/30/2014 - Mississippi lawmakers are moving forward with a bill designed to make the criminal justice system more efficient and less expensive.
Posted: 01/30/2014 - House Education Committee members are lukewarm about a proposal to shorten Mississippi's public school year from 180 to 175 days.
Posted: 01/28/2014 - Mississippi's unemployment rate fell to 8 percent in December, as people continued to drop out of the labor force.
Updated: 01/27/2014 - The governors of Mississippi and Alabama have both declared a state of emergency in preparation for coming winter weather across the twin states.
Posted: 01/27/2014 - The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected without comment the conviction of former HealthSouth CEO Richard Scrushy on bribery and fraud charges.
Posted: 01/27/2014 - Mississippi lawmakers have passed a bill requiring public and private schools to evaluate student athletes for concussion after they're shaken up during practice or competition.
Posted: 01/24/2014 - Community college leaders are pushing a plan to pay costs not covered by existing financial aid for recent high school graduates who enroll full-time.
Posted: 01/24/2014 - If the only labor and delivery department in the area closes, expectant moms would have to travel to Meridian, Selma or Tuscaloosa, each about an hour away.
Posted: 01/23/2014 - The Mississippi Immigrants Rights Alliance is asking lawmakers to approve in-state college tuition for children brought to the U.S. by parents who lack proper immigration documents.
Posted: 01/23/2014 - The Alabama House has approved a bill to give adoptive parents a $1,000 tax credit to make it financially feasible for more people to adopt.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - Bryant discusses safety and jobs in State of State.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - Meridian Community College and Lauderdale County are pursuing the possibility of building a storm shelter on the school's campus.
Updated: 01/23/2014 - More than two dozen applicants say they're interested in setting up the first charter schools in Mississippi.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - Mississippi community colleges are learning a tough lesson, that courses designed to help students who've fallen behind are not as effective as leaders once thought.
Posted: 01/22/2014 - A transportation study task force has concluded that Mississippi does not generate enough money to take care of its highway needs.
Updated: 01/22/2014 - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is expected to focus on public safety in his annual State of the State address.