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1 hr ago | WTOK-TV Meridian
Preliminary competition wrapped up for the annual Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi wrapped up on Friday night at Meridian's Historic Temple Theater.
5 hrs ago | WSIL
Archaeologists are getting a unique look into our region's distant past. Crews with the State Archaeological Survey have uncovered remnants of a prehistoric society, right near the Southern Illinois airport.
10 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
GARY BACHMAN/MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION SERVICEDiamond Head, named after the volcanic cone on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu, has jet black leaves with a texture resembling corrugation.
14 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
Mississippi's public schools need an additional $312 million from lawmakers next year to fully fund the formula that determines how much money education is supposed to get.
18 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal
The Mississippi Supreme Court said yesterday that it won't reconsider its ruling that voters' birthdates must be redacted before poll books are opened for public inspection.
In 1994, the Legislature passed a plan requiring agencies to collect data measuring their performance under five-year strategic plan.
The Supreme Court won't reconsider its ruling against former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel in his battle with Harrison County.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Administration for Children and Families released data Thursday showing that sponsors in Mississippi received 179 of more than 30,000 such children nationwide from January 1 to July 7. California, Florida, New York and Texas received the most children in the past half year, accounting for 46 percent ... (more)
But there are also those who want to see the state honor it commitment to education and they have drawn up a petition that could prompt the Legislature to fully fun public school districts across the state.
Mississippi recently held a statewide election in which for the first time a "Voter I.D." was required before being allowed to vote.
The Clarion-Ledger reports the state Board of Education members approved the new line item at a meeting Wednesday in Jackson.
Three separate indictments were filed Tuesday in federal court in Hattiesburg alleging soldiers improperly collected a total of $22,500 and that the illegal acts took place from January 2006 through February 2011.
Tom Beck, Thabi Moyo, Nina Parikh, Philip Scarborough and Terry Sullivan of Spot On Productions, LLC out of Jackson produced "Happy MS," a video of people across the state dancing to Pharrell Williams' hit song "Happy."
Gulfport Police Chief Leonard Papania says charges were filed Wednesday against 29-year-old Alberto Julio Garcia of Gulfport, identified several days ago as a person of interest in the slaying of Ja-Naya Thompson.
The McDaniel campaign may yet have their day in court to plead foul play in Mississippi's Republican Primary, but that seems an unlikely route for Chris McDaniel to have the chance to represent the people of Mississippi in the United States Senate.
It's the 50th anniversary of Mississippi Freedom Summer: the 1964 campaign, led by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, to register large numbers of African Americans to vote.
The city of Meridian, Miss., is draining Long Creek Reservoir in Southeast Lauderdale County.
Updated: Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:30 pm
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