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International trade delegations tour Mississippi Southern Yellow Pines 2019-12-06 11:04:46This week, the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) hosted international trade delegations consisting of representatives from Vie

Mississippi Fair Commission cancels food and beverage service 2019-12-06 11:01:19Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson, who also serves as the Chairman of the Mississippi Fair Commission, announced today that the Mis

Good to the last drop: Coffee company provides 2019-12-06 10:35:12By DAVID PANNELL / Daily Journal FULTON • When he started My Brother’s Cup coffee company 10 years ago, Mike Pittman of Tupelo didn&rs

US gains a robust 266,000 jobs; unemployment falls 2019-12-06 10:22:06Hiring in the United States jumped last month to its highest level since January as U.S. employers shrugged off trade conflicts and a global slowdown

New wave of suits linked to BP oil 2019-12-06 10:19:51A new wave of lawsuits against BP is hitting the federal courts nearly a decade after the Gulf oil spill. The new litigation is the result of a court

Business partner acquitted in $85M Mississippi Ponzi scheme 2019-12-06 10:16:36The former business partner of a Mississippi man convicted of running a Ponzi scheme in which investors lost more than $85 million has been found not

Board considers plan on moving Ole Miss Confederate 2019-12-06 10:14:31State officials are considering the University of Mississippi’s proposal to move a Confederate soldier monument from a central spot on the Oxfor

Audit: Narcotics director was improperly paid for comp 2019-12-06 10:12:38Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John Dowdy was improperly paid for working extra hours and inappropriately used a clothing allowance that sho

Nissan gives workers 2 unpaid days off as 2019-12-06 10:08:56Nissan Motor Co. is making its U.S. factory and office employees take two days off without pay amid slumping sales. The company’s U.S. sales thi

Charges dropped against homeowner in Mississippi boy’s death 2019-12-06 07:16:53Authorities in Mississippi dropped have neglect charges against the owner of a home where a 5-year-old boy was found dead in September. The boy’

Hinds CC President Dr. Clyde Muse announces retirement 2019-12-05 12:01:15RAYMOND – Hinds Community College President Dr. Clyde Muse announced to the Board of Trustees at their regular monthly meeting his intention to

Baptist Golden Triangle welcomes new Food and nutrition 2019-12-05 11:58:58Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle welcomes Jessica Weller, Morrison’s Director of Food and Nutrition Services. She comes to Columbus fro

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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.

Mom’s boyfriend charged with capital murder in child's 2019-12-04 11:24:00A Mississippi man now faces a capital murder charge in the death of a 6-year-old boy he was babysitting.

WATCH LIVE: Legal scholars weigh in during House 2019-12-04 11:14:00The session Wednesday with legal scholars will delve into possible impeachable offenses, but the real focus will be on the panel.

How to keep your Christmas tree fresh longer 2019-12-04 10:38:00Here's what you should do to make sure your Tannenbaum doesn't become a tannen-bummer.

Man dies after being shot, crashing into overpass, 2019-12-04 10:28:00Jackson police say a man died after being shot Monday morning.

First 'No Time to Die' trailer teases deadly 2019-12-04 10:14:00Here's the first look at Rami Malek's supervillain in Daniel Craig's final 007 movie.

Ford is making car parts with McDonald's coffee 2019-12-04 09:29:00Ford is incorporating coffee chaff — coffee bean skin that comes off during the roasting process — into the plastic headlamp housing used

Anonymous scratch-off winner takes home $15K 2019-12-04 09:22:00A lucky scratch-off winner is starting the Christmas season $15,000 richer.

Survival fears for polar bear spray-painted with graffiti 2019-12-04 09:21:00Experts say the graffiti poses an extra threat to an animal already in danger because the polar bear won't be able to hunt unnoticed.

Wednesday Weather Webcast 2019-12-04 09:06:00 16 WAPT meteorologist Adam McWilliams has the forecast for Jackson and Central Mississippi.

Mississippi NFL player prepares to open doughnut shop 2019-12-04 08:56:00Free doughnut samples to be given during Christmas in the Park Saturday, Dec. 7.

Man shot at motel, according to Jackson police 2019-12-04 08:54:00The Jackson Police Department is investigating a shooting on Highway 80.

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Koch-Funded ‘Bill Mill’ ALEC Names Mississippi Philip Gunn New! 2019-12-06 14:11:39When Mississippi Speaker of the House Philip Gunn resumes his leadership at the Legislature in 2020, he will also be serving as the new national chair

USM Golden Basket Program, Belhaven Hospitality Management and New! 2019-12-06 13:06:20Students in the Bachelor of Social Work Club at the University of Southern Mississippi's Gulf Park campus, together with USM faculty and staff, recen

UPDATED: After JFP Query, Child Protection Agency Says 2019-12-05 14:09:24The Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services is challenging a legislative watchdog organization's assertion that MDCPS' number of casewor

Bloomberg Talks Justice Reform in Mississippi, Apologizes for 2019-12-04 14:17:53Billionaire and Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg arrived in downtown Jackson yesterday to discuss criminal-justice reform during a close

OPINION: Racial Fantasy in Mississippi Politics: ‘Threading the 2019-12-04 14:06:58 When the votes from Mississippi's elections were finally tallied, the results were damning for the state's Democratic party. Republicans made a cl

Trent Lott Ties, Civil Rights Rulings Plague Trump 2019-12-03 14:00:47An embattled Mississippi judge's nomination to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans faces opposition from civil rights groups that cl

EDITOR'S NOTE: Meet the Mississippi Free Press, Focused 2019-12-03 13:37:27 Media and journalism should provide a moral and cultural compass in Mississippi for all residents of various ages, backgrounds, races and ethnicitie

Federal Court Hears Felon Voting Rights Case in 2019-12-03 12:32:50NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court hears arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of Mississippi laws that permanently bar certain fel

Downtown Holiday Open House 2019-12-03 11:54:37TeamJXN is an organization focused on good vibes only for the Capital City and is committed to showcasing the growth and positive momentum rising with

CITY: Zoo Demolitions Underway, New Virden Addition Community 2019-12-02 13:49:45The Jackson City Council voted last week to approve demolition of outdated zoo buildings that city officials say they hope to transform into a contact

UN Chief Urges Countries Not to Surrender on 2019-12-02 12:35:35MADRID (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres urged countries Monday not to lose hope in the fight against climate change, as rep

House Impeachment Report Coming Ahead of Landmark Hearing 2019-12-02 12:20:46WASHINGTON (AP) — The House impeachment report on President Donald Trump will be unveiled Monday behind closed doors for key lawmakers as Democr

The Mississippi Link

Commentary: A Day of Thanks 2019-11-26 19:36:10By Othor Cain, Editor, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because more than any other, it uniquely binds us together by our gratitude for the love of

Chief among Mississippi Democratic candidates’ many problems in 2019-11-26 19:35:29By Bobby Harrison, Mississippi Today, In three elections for governor in the 1990s, the Democratic candidates essentially matched or garnered more in

NNPA NEWSWIRE EXCLUSIVE: Bill Cosby speaks from prison 2019-11-26 19:34:28By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, Bill Cosby breaks his silence, granting his first exclusive interview since beginning his sentence at

Runoff election for Hinds County District 2 Election 2019-11-20 15:48:51By Othor Cain, Editor, Bobbie McClure Graves is determined to seal the deal Tuesday, Nov. 26, as voters in District 2 head back to the polls to decide

JSU Day at College Hill celebrating legacy and 2019-11-20 15:47:24By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, Jackson State University  (JSU) President William B. Bynum served as guest speaker for the worship service at Colle

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick joins Senators Kamala 2019-11-20 15:45:22By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor, As doubts grow about the candidacy of former Vice President Joe Biden, other candidates have ente

Getting Answers: Congressional Field Hearing on Immigration Raids 2019-11-14 00:24:44By Levell Williams, Contributing Writer,   On August 7, 2019 the first day of school, nearly 700 Mississippi Hispanic and Latino poultry employee

The Black Press survives and thrives 2019-11-14 00:22:00By Dr. Jerry Komia Domatob, Contributing Writer, This is a vital and prototypical epoch in human history, when ardent cynics and pessimists disparage

AT&T launches “Believe Mississippi” Initiative across the state 2019-11-14 00:20:55By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, On Tuesday AT&T launched its’ “Believe Mississippi” initiatve to help fight hunger and food dispar


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