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Hosemann reviews 2020, 21 sessions

Bills affecting technology, workforce training, and health care — with some side trips to deal with COVID-19 issues ...

Crime

Inmate from Vicksburg escapes from Greenwood Restitution Center

Editor’s Note: This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.  An inmate ...

News

Commissioner Gipson: Don’t Panic Buy Fuel

JACKSON, Miss. – Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson encourages the public across Mississippi to refrain from “panic ...

News

Endangered/Missing Child Alert announced for Tykwon Smith

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued an Endangered/Missing Child Alert for 16-year-old Tykwon Smith of Greenwood, MS, in Leflore County. He is described as ...

News

Mississippi gas prices fall 0.3 cents per gallon

Mississippi gas prices have fallen 0.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.54/g today, according to ...

Health

$3.8M grant aims to fill nurse educator gap in Mississippi

JACKSON (AP) — Sixty-four registered nurses in Mississippi will be eligible for graduate-level education through a $3.8 million ...

Local

Mississippi shipbuilder awarded contract for future warship’s construction

WASHINGTON — The construction of the U.S. Navy’s next LHA, or landing helicopter assault vessel, at Huntington Ingalls ...

Local

Tuition to go up at most Mississippi public universities

JACKSON (AP) — Tuition is increasing at most of Mississippi’s public universities next year. Mississippi Institutions of Higher ...

Business

Mississippi row crop growers lock in 2021 planting intentions

Mississippi row crop growers are planning to plant more soybeans and corn in 2021 than they did last ...

News

MDWFP Conservation Officers awarded Medal of Valor 

Two Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks Conservation Officers have received the Medal of Valor for “their heroic ...

Business

Visit Mississippi: Officials tout the importance state’s tourism industry

JACKSON – Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann, Speaker Philip Gunn and tourism professionals from the Mississippi Tourism Association gathered ...

Local

No Confederate Memorial Day in Mississippi’s Lee County

TUPELO (AP) — A Mississippi county named for a Confederate military officer is choosing not to observe Confederate ...

Local

Governor’s Mansion reopens for tours beginning April 1

JACKSON — Beginning April 1, the historic section of the Mississippi Governor’s Mansion will reopen to the public ...

Local

NWS confirms at least 9 twisters in Alabama, Mississippi

JACKSON (AP) — At least nine tornadoes struck Alabama and Mississippi this week during a severe weather outbreak ...

Local

NASA completes engine test firing of moon rocket

STENNIS SPACE CENTER (AP) — NASA completed an engine test firing of its moon rocket Thursday, after the ...

Local

Silver Alert issued for Hinds County resident

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 38-year-old Tommy Gandy of Jackson. He is ...

Local

Boil advisory lifted for all of Jackson, one month later

JACKSON (AP) — After 30 days of boiling their water to get rid of contaminants and sometimes no ...

News

Hyde-Smith named top Republican on agriculture subcommittee

WASHINGTON — The Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry U.S. Monday named U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) ...

News

Water restored, but most of Jackson still under boil notice

JACKSON (AP) — Most people in Mississippi’s capital now have running water, more than three weeks after the ...

News

Reeves signs bill limiting transgender athletes

JACKSON (AP) — Gov. Tate Reeves signed a bill Thursday to ban transgender athletes from competing on girls’ ...

Local

Officials report Jackson is closer to restoring water service

JACKSON (AP) — Running water has been restored to most parts of Mississippi’s capital city, three weeks after ...

Business

Mississippi Lottery adds $75M to state revenue since July

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi has collected more than $75 million since July 1 from the state lottery. State ...

Local

State lawmakers debate quicker purge of voter rolls

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi residents who skip some elections would risk being purged from voter rolls, under bills ...

COVID-19

Mississippians quickly fill new virus vaccine appointments

JACKSON (AP) — Mississippi residents scrambled to book appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations after Gov. Tate Reeves announced Friday ...

News

McCraney picked to lead state’s Emergency Management Agency

JACKSON (AP) — The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is getting a new leader. Gov. Tate Reeves announced Thursday ...

Local

More Mississippi legislators test positive for coronavirus

JACKSON (AP) — Lt. Gov. Delbert Hosemann said Thursday that four state senators are in isolation after testing ...

Local

Transcript: Gov. Reeves delivers State of the State Address

JACKSON — Tuesday, Gov. Tate Reeves gave the 2021 State of the State Address. Below is the full ...

Local

Mississippi Lottery leader: Don’t fall victim to scams

JACKSON (AP) — The president of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation is warning people not to fall victim to ...

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