Updated: 12:36 AM AT&T and city officials are encouraging young people to not text and drive.
Updated: 12:43 AM The Meridian City Council is expected to allocate an additional $100,000 in its next budget for special projects.
Posted: 10:18 AM Officials are letting Democrats put a different nominee in south Mississippi's 4th District congressional race.
Posted: 6:20 PM With state budget hearings set to get underway next week, one expected part of the financial conversation will be the debate over whether to expand the state's Medicaid program.
Updated: 11:54 PM Lauderdale County may be interested in using the federal court space in Meridian.
Posted: 11:00 AM Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman is once again in federal prison after losing his appeal on bribery and corruption charges.
Updated: 12:00 AM Meridian Public Works has begun a major paving project in the city.
Updated: 11:58 PM The federal judiciary says it will close the historic federal courthouse in Meridian.
Updated: 6:29 PM The latest version of the Meridian City Council's proposal for next year's budget does not include a tax increase.
Updated: 10:49 AM State election commissioners have delayed a decision on whether to let Democrats replace their nominee in south Mississippi's 4th Congressional District.
Updated: 6:34 PM When work on the next state budget begins in late September, leaders will still face monetary constraints.
Updated: 11:22 AM State officials say Alabama state troopers have issued 14 citations under the new state law banning texting and driving.
Posted: 11:22 AM Mississippi officials say an accounting glitch prevented state revenue collections from matching the revenue estimate for the month of August.
Posted: 10:13 AM Mississippi Democrats have chosen two new nominees to challenge Republicans Gregg Harper and Steven Palazzo.
Posted: 6:15 PM A Mississippi woman is the oldest delegate to the Democratic National Convention,
Posted: 5:47 PM Child care operators are complaining about Mississippi's plan to install fingerprint scanners to check in and out children who benefit from federally-subsidized vouchers.
Updated: 11:41 PM The city of York, Ala., is being sued by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.
Posted: 11:31 AM Mississippi's Joint Legislative Budget Committee meets Sept. 17-20 to hear spending requests from state agency directors.
Updated: 9:29 PM Lauderdale County Schools are requesting $600,000 more than this year, and taxes must go up to meet the need.