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Mississippi Archive

  • STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Starkville's first cause-based retail store celebrated its grand opening the weekend of September 20-22, 2013.

The idea for The Old House originated from Burlaep, a non-profit group started by Mississippi State students that raises money to help fight preventable diseases.

    Video: The Old House Grand Opening

    STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Starkville's first cause-based retail store celebrated its grand opening the weekend of September 20-22, 2013. The idea for The Old House originated from Burlaep, a non-profit group started by Mississippi State students that raises money to help fight preventable diseases.
  • You see their logo all over Northeast, Mississippi. But starting next week, Sanders Oil Company will be no more.

    Video: SOCO Sells Stores To Vernon Based Company

    You see their logo all over Northeast, Mississippi. But starting next week, Sanders Oil Company will be no more.
  • A man is in the hospital tonight after an accident in Columbus.

    Video: Columbus Accident Sends One to Hospital

    A man is in the hospital tonight after an accident in Columbus.
  • LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss (WCBI)- According to state tests, almost half of all third graders are not reading as well as they should for their age.

Governor Phil Bryant signed a new law this year that requires third graders to be proficient in reading before being promoted to the fourth grade. This puts more pressure on the teachers of kindergarten, first, and second graders to have their students ready by the time they reach the third grade.

    Reaching Reading Levels

    LOWNDES COUNTY, Miss (WCBI)- According to state tests, almost half of all third graders are not reading as well as they should for their age. Governor Phil Bryant signed a new law this year that requires third graders to be proficient in reading before being promoted to the fourth grade. This puts more pressure on the teachers of kindergarten, first, and second graders to have their students ready by the time they reach the third grade.
  • Mississippi legislator's passed a bill that requires authorities to collect umbilical cord blood and run DNA tests to determine the paternity if a new mom under the age of 16 refuses to reveal the father's identity.

    New Controversial Teen Mom Law

    Mississippi legislator's passed a bill that requires authorities to collect umbilical cord blood and run DNA tests to determine the paternity if a new mom under the age of 16 refuses to reveal the father's identity.
  • NORTHEAST, Miss. (WCBI)- If you work for a city in Mississippi, chances are the sick days you don’t use roll over into your retirement fund. The State’s Public Employees’ Retirement […]

    Retiring With Sick Leave

    NORTHEAST, Miss. (WCBI)- If you work for a city in Mississippi, chances are the sick days you don’t use roll over into your retirement fund. The State’s Public Employees’ Retirement […]
  • How can elected city leaders fire someone without giving them a reason? Apparently it's legal in our state.

    Board Members Hiring & Firing Without Cause

    How can elected city leaders fire someone without giving them a reason? Apparently it's legal in our state.
  • STARKVILLE, Miss. – (WCBI)- Students from all over the country apply and participate in Mississippi State University's Summer Scholar program.

    Summer Scholars at MSU

    STARKVILLE, Miss. – (WCBI)- Students from all over the country apply and participate in Mississippi State University's Summer Scholar program.
  • COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- As summer temperatures skyrocket, your wallet could be shrinking.

    How to Save on Your Energy Bill

    COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI)- As summer temperatures skyrocket, your wallet could be shrinking.
  • LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Over the last week, two children under the age of three have died in tragic accidents in Winston County. While these deaths are devastating for the […]

    Video: Child Tragedies

    LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Over the last week, two children under the age of three have died in tragic accidents in Winston County. While these deaths are devastating for the […]