RIDGELAND, Miss. (AP) — The state is naming a building for late Mississippi Gov. Bill Waller Sr., but it's not in downtown Jackson.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — State transportation officials are urging drivers to be more careful in work zones after six road workers were hit on job sites this week.
CORINTH, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Commerce is awarding $1.5 million to a northeast Mississippi city to improve water service at an industrial park.
VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — Officials looking to rebuild a collapsed bridge in a Mississippi city have another problem — the underlying waterway is trying to change course.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Journalism faculty members at the University of Mississippi on Friday asked a donor to voluntarily remove his name from the journalism school following a social media post criticized by Ole Miss Chancellor Jeffrey Vitter for an "unjustified racial overtone."
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorneys general from West Virginia and 10 other states are asking the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to further tighten the manufacture of opioids.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's state Board of Education balked Thursday at approving A to F ratings for schools and districts until October, citing discontent with the proposed ratings.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The namesake of the University of Mississippi's journalism school apologized Thursday for his Facebook that had photos of two black women in short dresses and suggested that the women exemplify problems that cause real estate values to fall.
CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A central Mississippi jury is sentencing a man to death for murdering a 13-year-old during an attempted convenience store robbery in 2014.
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi man has been ordered to pay a $50,000 fine for his role in trapping and killing migratory birds over three to four years.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A county school district in Mississippi says it's going to close two elementary schools and lay off workers to help curb its financial troubles.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nowhere is gender politics thicker in the election season air than in the mannerly U.S. Senate as it considers what President Donald Trump's choice for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, did or didn't do in high school.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The former director of the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is back behind bars after a judge ruled he fell too far behind on restitution payments.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont inmates housed in a Pennsylvania state prison due to overcrowding will be moved to a private prison in Mississippi, following complaints about treatment, medical care and several inmate deaths.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Three years after a health scare that nearly spelled the end of the line for a beloved Texas brand, Blue Bell has rebounded — and is, in fact, growing and expanding.
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi shipyard is getting a $78 million contract to start building barges for U.S. Navy crews to live aboard when their ships are being repaired or overhauled.
LEAKESVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Workers are pulling double and triple shifts at a state prison in Mississippi that has less than 60 percent of its staff positions filled.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former Mississippi nursing home office manager has pleaded guilty to stealing money from nearly 100 residents and was ordered to reimburse more than $5,000.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed some defendants, but not others, from a civil rights lawsuit filed by relatives of a Mississippi man after he killed himself following a bitterly-fought U.S. Senate race.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Republican U.S. senator who's seeking re-election in Mississippi says she questions the timing of a sexual misconduct allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Senate candidates in Mississippi talking about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local):
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to kidnapping a 4-year-old girl from her South Carolina home and sexually assaulting her before she was rescued in Alabama also told investigators he killed his girlfriend days earlier, prosecutors said.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont corrections officials hope to finalize a deal this week to move about 228 state inmates housed in Pennsylvania to a privately run prison in Mississippi after complaints about abuse, poor medical service and several inmate deaths.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The National Science Foundation is giving four Mississippi universities $20 million over five years to study electronic devices that create, detect and control light.
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Shops, restaurants, a boutique hotel, office space and homes could be built in a city on Mississippi's coast as officials have agreed to a contract with two developers over a vacant lot.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mississippi police say a woman led officers on a car chase that ended in Tennessee when she fled on foot and left behind her 1-year-old baby.
COLUMBIA, Miss. (AP) — Officials in Mississippi say a cash reward is now being offered for information about a break-in at a courthouse in Columbia.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island town council has voted to ask its departments to refrain from purchasing Nike products, one of a handful of local governments or agencies that have called for boycotts in recent weeks.
MIAMI (AP) — The forecast for Florence has not changed, unfortunately: It's still raining, and rivers are still rising. All but one road in and out of a North Carolina city of 120,000 people are underwater or blocked by debris. Residents of inland communities who thought they were safe from …
This Week's Circulars
- Lauderdale County School District names Andrea Williams communications director
- BUSINESS PROFILE: Charlie's Market to offer fresh seafood in Meridian
- City declines comment on Kelvin McGruder complaint against Meridian
- Women's pro baseball: Meridian's Eula Miller recalls her pioneer days
- Meridian City Council rescinds $8,400 donation to Youth Excitement Team
- Great Southern Bank announces promotions
- Kemper Academy dedicates field to McCleskey
- Football overtime: Lamar cruises, Enterprise’s Kyle continues to be a bright spot
- Juvenile seen in video of 'child abuse' has been charged in Lauderdale County
- Meridian leaders at odds over tax hike; Pay raises sought in public works