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Ribbon Cutting: Planet Fitness — Meridian 2019-02-01 14:41:14The East Mississippi Business Development Corporation recently held a Ribbon Cutting for the new location of Planet Fitness, 2014 Highway 45 N. in Mer

Ribbon Cutting: Your CBD Store Corinth 2019-02-01 13:39:35The Alliance recently helped celebrate the grand opening of “Your CBD Store Corinth”, 1507 U.S. 72 East in Corinth, with a red ribbon cere

Top Republican outraises top Dem for Mississippi governor 2019-02-01 12:17:32The Republican lieutenant governor has raised far more money than the Democratic attorney general in the open race for Mississippi governor. Candidate

Bill proposes $1,000 increase in Mississippi teacher pay 2019-02-01 12:14:00Mississippi legislators are making their opening bids on an increase in teacher pay, although there may be sweeter offers to come. The House Education

School safety bill advances in Mississippi House 2019-02-01 12:10:40A bill meant to make Mississippi schools safer from mass shootings and other threats is advancing. The House Education Committee on Thursday passed Ho

Northeast Mississippi furniture company to expand, hiring 71 2019-02-01 12:07:07A northeast Mississippi furniture maker is investing $500,000 in an expansion, with plans to hire 71 new employees over four years. HomeStretch announ

Great Southern Bank announces promotions 2019-02-01 10:05:44Great Southern Bank announces the promotions of Chris H. Odom to president of the Waynesboro Office, Joann Walker to senior vice-president and personn

Origin Bank hires Miller as business development banker 2019-02-01 10:03:37Origin Bank announced that Andy Miller has joined the company as a vice president, business development banker for its Mississippi market. Miller has

Golden named employee of the quarter 2019-02-01 10:02:04Nicholas Golden was named South Mississippi State Hospital’s fourth quarter 2018 Employee of the Quarter. Golden joined SMSH in Purvis in August

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Science shows spanking can negatively affect children's behavior New! 2020-02-19 13:53:00Corporal punishment at a young age can cause major problems down the road.

Woman reaches for ranch pushing through presidential hopeful's New! 2019-02-20 14:56:00“I was just a girl on a mission to get some ranch for me and my friends," she said.

Floodwaters creeping into homes, over roads in Puckett New! 2019-02-20 14:45:00Ongoing rain in central Mississippi is causing flooding in Puckett, the likes of which city leaders have never seen before.

'Totally changed our whole lives': US family adopts New! 2019-02-20 13:32:00A family that adopted two girls from China, including one who couldn't walk or talk in English, has found some plans can change for the best.

Officer says he followed ‘the trail of soda’ New! 2019-02-20 13:31:00Police said it wasn’t difficult to track down the 45-year-old suspect.

Jackson police seek information about shooting that injured New! 2019-02-20 13:14:00Jackson Fire Division Chief Craig Odems is hospitalized after he was shot while lying in his bed, authorities say.

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early New! 2019-02-20 13:14:00The Justice Department preparations are the clearest indication yet that Mueller is nearly done with his almost two-year investigation.

Man threatened to kill 93-year-old with blow torch, New! 2019-02-20 13:02:00He threatened to burn the house down and told his German shepherd to attack another person at the home, police said.

The Glad container hack you've never, ever used New! 2019-02-20 12:48:00Fans of meal prep, you're going to want to see this.

This is how much sleep pet owners lose New! 2019-02-20 12:45:00How much sleep have you lost thanks to Fido?

‘Trapped’: Trooper saves 3 young children from overturned New! 2019-02-20 12:39:00A deputy is praising a state trooper’s efforts to save the lives of three children trapped in a vehicle on Valentine’s Day.

'It was amazing': Ninth-grader with autism makes debut New! 2019-02-20 12:37:00This 14-year-old has a passion for basketball.

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New Restaurant at The District, Startup Weekend Jackson 2019-02-19 13:38:11The District at Eastover recently announced that Cantina Laredo will close on Monday, Feb. 25, and that a new, locally owned restaurant will take its

EDITORIAL: State Should Not Shield Names of Officers 2019-02-15 14:10:23Members of the Mississippi Legislature have jumped into the middle of serious and historic problem that the City of Jackson has grappled with over the

Duvalier Malone at Tougaloo, International Percussion Festival and 2019-02-15 13:54:53Community activist, motivational speaker and author Duvalier Malone spoke at Tougaloo College on Wednesday, Feb. 13, as part of its "Real Talk" spri

County Jail Agrees Inmates Can Receive Nonreligious Books 2019-02-15 13:50:22JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A south Mississippi county has agreed to allow inmates to receive non-religious reading materials, ending a lawsuit. U.S.

Trump Says He's Declaring Emergency to Build Border 2019-02-15 11:40:08WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he will declare a national emergency to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall al

Dem Lt. Gov. Hopeful Voted for Abortion Ban 2019-02-14 14:02:19Hit with a wave of anger from his own party after he voted for a bill that essentially bans abortions after six weeks, Mississippi House Rep. Jay Hugh

US Judge Orders Remap of a Mississippi State 2019-02-14 10:43:20JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that one of Mississippi's 52 state Senate districts violates the Voting Rights Act becaus

Mississippi Advances Ban on Abortion After Fetal Heartbeat 2019-02-14 10:39:16JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is working toward enacting one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation, in a race with other states to pu

Former Chief Justice Waller to Run for Mississippi 2019-02-14 10:29:33JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Retired state Supreme Court Justice Bill Waller Jr. confirmed Wednesday that he plans to run for Mississippi governor as a

Tate Reeves Spoke at Event Where 'Yankees' Were 2019-02-13 17:14:22Surrounded by cotton and Confederate flags, Mississippi Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves praised the Sons of Confederate Veterans at their national reunion in Vic

Mississippi Ban on Tanning Beds for Those Under 2019-02-13 16:23:30JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Children younger than 18 would be banned from using tanning beds in Mississippi under a measure passed Wednesday by the st

State May Block Naming Jackson Officers Involved in 2019-02-13 14:18:20The public-transparency efforts of the City of Jackson in the last year may be for naught if legislation working through the Mississippi Legislature t

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Open Letter: To The Citizens of Hinds 2019-02-14 04:02:00My name is Tyrone Lewis and this letter is another step toward regaining something that was maliciously taken from me: my good name and reputation. Fr

Justice served for former Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone 2019-02-14 04:00:49By Othor Cain, Editor, “I stood up against lies to reclaim my good name and reputation in this community,” said former Hinds County Sherif

Commentary: Justin Fairfax deserves a fair hearing 2019-02-14 03:59:49By Frederick H. Lowe, TriceEdneyWire.com, Justin Fairfax, the lieutenant governor of Virginia, has asked the FBI to investigate allegations by two wom

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Abrams blasts Trump, McConnell for ‘Power Grab’ A\after 2019-02-06 22:24:22Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, Stacey Abrams may not be the governor of Georgia, but she did make history Tuesday, Feb. 5. After patient

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The family of George Robinson seeks justice 2019-01-31 03:34:31By Othor Cain, Contributing Writer, Thursday of last week, family members, friends and attorneys gathered in the front yard of 61 year old George Robi

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