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Bill Walker, long a trusted scientific advisor to state leaders, pleaded guilty Monday morning in U.S. District Court to a felony charge of conspiring to defraud the federal government while he served as executive director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.
C Spire announced today that homeowner pre-registration exceeded the required threshold in a second area of the city of Starkville over the weekend - helping it qualify for the company's ultra-fast 1 Gbps fiber to the home Internet service and related digital TV and home phone services.
Before he became famous - and infamous - for calling on black power for black people, Stokely Carmichael was better known as a rising young community organizer in the Civil Rights movement.
State officials this month will consider nominating a cemetery in Starkville for a place on the National Register of Historic Places.
Mississippi native Dr. Michael R. McMullan has returned to the University of Mississippi Medical Center to direct a program offering specialized care to an under-treated population: adults with hereditary heart disease.
A native of South Mississippi, Twedt joined Neel-Schaffer in 2010 as area manager and works out of the Biloxi office, coordinating work among the Neel-Schaffer offices in Bay St. Louis, Biloxi, Gulfport, Hattiesburg, Laurel and Pascagoula.
Batesville has problems that most of us are aware of some of the time, or some of us are aware of most of the time, but all of us are so strung out all the time that we don't sit back, ponder and try to envision big-picture solutions that will turn them into opportunities.
Council member and attorney Chokwe Lumumba, shown in this Sept. 14, 2010 photograph.
"Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson," the award-winning "comedic Wild West rock musical" about the founding of the Democratic party, brings its unique view of history to Street Theatre Company with a run from Friday through March 23. Performances are at 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 5 p.m. Sundays, in addition to 2 p.m. March 22. It "redefines" Andrew ... (more)
Students at South Forrest Attendance Center received a special visit on Thursday by Keith Deltano.
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment - in this instance, four hours after birth.
The Mississippi Department of Revenue's sales tax diversion to Tupelo for December was about $1.86 million, a 5.7 percent decline from the $1.97 million collected a year earlier, The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported .
Fifty years after the Mississippi Freedom Summer, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton will return with the event's other organizers to commemorate one of the signature events of the Civil Rights Movement.
House and Senate bills that mandate evaluations of the return Mississippi gets on its tax credits, sales tax rebates and other economic development incentives have passed their respective bodies unanimously and now await conference committee action.