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MHSAA to announce where football playoffs will be moved

The Mississippi High School Activities Association is scheduled to announce where state high school football playoffs will be moved to from Jackson.


Related Topix: Mississippi

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Madison County Herald

Nissan notes new leaders at Canton plant

In this new position, Gibb has direct responsibility for all manufacturing operations in Canton, including Body/Stamping, Paint and Trim & Chassis.


Related Topix: Canton, MS, Lane College

Thu Jul 17, 2014


Naked is Sexy

Mea Ashley, who was Miss Jackson State University 2011-2012, created the "Naked is Sexy" movement after watching a Dove commercial, which challenged young high-school girls and their mothers to redefine what beauty is in today's society.


Mississippi Business Journal

Jackson State looking to buy apartments to house students

JACKSON - Jackson State University wants to buy a 444-bed apartment complex adjoining its campus.


Mon Jul 07, 2014

How to Apply for Financial Scholarships & Colleges

There is a lot of opportunity for financial aid that is available to students. The student need to show that they have a financial need, superior academic achievement, or any special talent that they have that would help them in their educational pursuit.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Morehouse College

Institute for Southern Studies

Hundreds rally for a union election at Mississippi Nissan plant during Freedom Summer gathering

College students and veteran activists rally for a union election at the Nissan plant in Canton, Mississippi on June 27. CANTON, Miss.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Canton, MS, Tougaloo College, Neshoba County, MS

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Mayor names 3 to Jackson tax board

They join former House Speaker Tim Ford; Hinds County Republican chairman Pete Perry; Jackson State University President Carolyn Meyers; Tougaloo College President Beverly Hogan; Greater Jackson Chamber Partnership President/CEO Duane O'Neill; and Jackson businessman Godwin Dafe.


Related Topix: Hinds County, MS

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Hill

The GOP establishment strikes back

Three weeks after the tea party claimed its biggest victory to date--the stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor--the GOP establishment fought back valiantly and aggressively to score a narrow victory in Mississippi's Primary runoff.


Related Topix: US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, US Senate, African-American, Hinds County, MS

Thu Jun 26, 2014


Voter Outreach, Cultural Roots Save Cochran In Mississippi | Matt Vespa

Well, the Mississippi primary is over - and Thad Cochran has survived. The aging U.S. Senator from the Hospitality State fought for his political life against State Sen. Chris McDaniel.


Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Mississippi, African-American

Tue Jun 24, 2014


Who Is Miss D From Lifetime's Bring It?

It's officially summer time, and that means we're getting closer to the Season 2 premiere of our warm weather guilty pleasure - Lifetime's The reality show's sophomore season formally kicks off on July 23 at 9 p.m. ET, and we highly recommend you check it out if you haven't already.


Related Topix: Weather, Jackson, MS, Arts, Dance, Entertainment

New Book 'Poetry by Simon' is Released

The ability to convey one's thoughts and perceptions in life through poetry requires a sensitive soul and a love for the written word - two qualities that author Roy Lee Simon Jarmon exhibits in " Poetry by Simon ".


Related Topix: Arts, Poetry, Greenville, MS

Mon Jun 23, 2014

National Geographic

Civil Rights Museum in Mississippi Arouses Hope-and Distrust

When Mississippi decided to build a civil rights museum in 2011, it was hailed as a watershed event for a state that was one of the most virulently racist and violent during the turbulent civil rights era.


Related Topix: Mississippi, Jackson, MS