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2 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press
The Senate on Tuesday passed House Bill 1409, which would raise pay for sheriffs, ane sent it to Gov. Phil Bryant for his consideration.
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5 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal
ACROSS MISSISSIPPI - Manufacturing activity in the Southeast increased in February, driven by strong improvements in all areas except employment, according to the Southeast's Purchasing Managers Index report released by Kennesaw State University's Econometric Center in the Michael J. Coles College of Business.
8 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph
Twenty weeks is halfway through a full-term pregnancy of 40 weeks. Exceptions to the 20-week ban would be made to prevent permanent physical damage or death of a pregnant woman, or in cases of several fetal abnormalities.
12 hrs ago | WMC-TV Memphis
Loyola University in New Orleans says a recent grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation will fund efforts to aid vulnerable low-income families in Louisiana and Mississippi.
12 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal
The Mississippi Development Authority's Tourism Division has unveiled its new advertising campaign.
16 hrs ago | Alabama Live
The FBI is now offering a reward for information regarding the whereabouts of a Madison County toddler, who went missing last week .
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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)