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  1. Robert St. John: Mississippi's top jointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Newms360.com

    I love joints. Whether I am traveling across America or walking through a small village in Europe, I am always looking for a joint where locals gather.


  2. 'Life-changing chicken' coming to MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 4 | Newms360.com

    Construction will begin soon on the first of six restaurant locations for a franchise new to Mississippi that promises "life changing chicken." Father and son franchisees Ricky Bagwell and David Bagwell will build the first Slim Chickens store in Ridgeland.


  3. Our Opinion: Entertainment district could benefit TupeloRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Newms360.com

    Tupelo was given special permission by state lawmakers last year, and the All-America City is taking its time in determining how best to use it. During its 2016 session, the Mississippi Legislature gave about a dozen cities, including Tupelo, the ability to create outdoor leisure and recreation districts. 8 comments

  4. Robert St. John: King cakes a tough pastry to explainRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 26 | Newms360.com

    I could end this column with that sentence. Those are the only four words I need to make my point.


  5. Key committee keeps governor's power bills aliveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | Newms360.com

    Legislation that would give the governor control of more than 60 boards that regulate multiple professions passed a key hurdle Friday morning. But Senate Accountability, Efficiency and Transparency Chair John Polk, R-Hattiesburg, who steered the legislation through his committee Friday, told members that significant changes must be made to the proposal before its ultimate passage.


  6. Senate prospects grim for early voting billRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | Newms360.com

    A bill to create an early voting period in Mississippi faces an unfriendly reception in the state Senate despite strong bipartisan support in the House of Representatives. House Bill 228 would allow any registered voter to cast a ballot from 14 days prior to an election day until the Saturday immediately preceding an election. 9 comments

  7. Tupelo-based organization delivering relief work in south MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | Newms360.com

    On Jan. 21 and 22, Hattiesburg and Petal were impacted by three tornadoes that ripped through eight counties in southern Mississippi. Nearly 1,400 homes were left damaged and 1,000 homes lost power.


  8. W. Derek Russell: The arts live or die with youRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | Newms360.com

    If losing so many talented individuals in 2016 and now 2017 wasn't bad enough, we almost lost another champion for the arts this week - one that would have had long-stretching effects. The Mississippi Arts Commission, which was created in the late '60s by the Mississippi legislature and turns 50 next year, faced annihilation by state lawmakers on Tuesday. 7 comments

  9. Rebels land 14 on defense among smaller allotmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Ole Miss signed 21 new players in the Class of 2017, three less than the NCAA's annual allotment of 25 scholarships. Scholarship limits already self-imposed by the school made the class more challenging, as did staff turnover which included the hiring of five new coaches.


  10. Robert St. John: Pine Belt area can use helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2017 | Newms360.com

    My childhood baby-sitter was a half-Choctaw half-African-American woman named Ned. She worked at the church nursery and took me to the park every Friday.


  11. Blood center calls for help with critical needRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | Newms360.com

    "We were already under a critical appeal," said Rhonda Weaver, senior donor recruiter with the United Blood Services center in Tupelo. Both O-positive and O-negative blood types are critically needed, but the center needs as many donors as possible.


  12. Bill would merge Tippah school districtsRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Senate Education Chair Gray Tollison, R-Oxford, says the South Tippah and North Tippah school districts could provide more viable educational opportunities for their students if merged. But it appears another Northeast Mississippi school district slated for merger - Okolona - will get to remain as a separate school district.


  13. Helping hands: Region steps up to plate for tornado victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Hattiesburg volunteers Jasmine Fortson, left, and Savannah Beans clean up debris Sunday after Saturday's tornado in Hattiesburg. Volunteers from Northeast Mississippi are also in Hattiesburg assisting with recovery. 1 comment

  14. Our Opinion: Weekend tornado victims need our helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Apparent tornadoes from Mississippi to Georgia resulted in at least 18 deaths and a large trail of damaged homes, businesses and even schools. At least 14 people were killed in Georgia on Sunday, a day after four deaths were reported in the Hattiesburg area. 1 comment

  15. Leslie Criss: Life cycle of play 'Cicada' extended, thanks to adjudicatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 | Newms360.com

    "I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human being." - Oscar Wilde "Words are sacred.


  16. Tornado rips through parts of south Mississippi, killing 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Four people were killed and scores of homes were flattened early Saturday when a tornado ripped through the Hattiesburg area, officials in Mississippi said. The city of Hattiesburg said via its Twitter account that four people had died after the twister blew through the city and surrounding area.


  17. Fifth suspect in custody in Hoose homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Newms360.com

    A fifth suspect is in custody and charged in the death of Robert Joseph "Bobby" Hoose of the Spout Springs community. Brandon Grace of Hattiesburg was arraigned in Oxford on Thursday.


  18. Southern gothic: Award-winning 'Cicada' readies Tupelo debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Before the curtain even opens on "Cicada" at the Lyric Theater next week, Tupelo Community Theatre already has a lot to be proud of. After securing an award for Best Production at Mississippi Theatre Association's annual festival last weekend in Hattiesburg, director Tom Booth and his cast are undergoing major changes to the production before audiences can see it on home turf.


  19. Robert St. John: Vegetable soup good for stomachs and soulsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Newms360.com

    Someone once said the four seasons in Mississippi are almost summer, summer, still summer, and Christmas. Others name the four Mississippi seasons dove season, deer season, duck season, and turkey season.


  20. Colon cancer car tags ready to rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | Newms360.com

    BUY AT PHOTOS.DJOURNAL.COM Graphic artist Leslie Geoghegan, Dr. Sam Pace and barber Aaron Washington all had a hand in bringing new colorectal cancer awareness tags from concept to reality. The tags, which will support the 70X2020 Initiative, have exceeded the number of preorders required for production and should be out on the road this spring. 3 comments

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