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Pascagoula to rename part of Live Oak Avenue and Victory Street for Dr. Reuben P. Morris
The City of Pascagoula will honor the legacy of Dr. Reuben Peter Morris at a street dedication ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Pascagoula Senior Center, 1912 Live Oak Ave. Morris was one of the first black physicians to practice medicine in Jackson County, and was among the first black physicians to be admitted to privileges at Singing River ... (more)
American Eagle coming to Hattiesburg airport
Airport Executive Director Thomas Heanue tells The Hattiesburg American on Tuesday American Eagle will offer two daily flights to Dallas-Fort Worth.
Brown is first African American woman to sit on Mississippi federal bench
History in the state where the first African American woman holds a seat on the U.S. District Court.
Editorial Rita Howell 7/15/2014
The message was from an editor who was trying to track down a young woman who'd been interviewed by their reporter and photographed some months previously at a blues festival in the Delta.
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Coincidence also comes in threes In the past week, I've had three Mississippi music related items come my way.
Mass. High Court Nominee Hines OK'd
Gov. Deval Patrick's nominee to the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court was approved on Wednesday, making Geraldine Hines the first black woman to sit on the high court.
Doe's vs. Doe's: How does Little Rock's location compare...
Doe's Eat Place is Little Rock holds a special place within the Arkansas food scene.
Wyatt Emmerich: Changing lives overnight
Bill Manduca, executive director of Clean Water for Malawi, has just returned from a month-long supervisory trip to Africa, where 16 new wells were drilled for $65,000.
Officials talk school funding at Mississippi Municipal League conference
Local government and education go hand in hand, according to Strengthen Our Schools speakers at the Mississippi Municipal League conference Tuesday.