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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

Mississippi News

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.

Announcement expected as Democrats prep impeachment articles New! 2019-12-09 21:24:00House Democratic leaders preparing articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump are expected to announce the next steps early Tuesday, lawma

Jackson police cruiser involved in head-on collision New! 2019-12-09 21:08:00Emergency crews responded to Watkins Dr.

Clinton police seek owners of stolen property New! 2019-12-09 20:34:00Detectives seized items stolen in a string of burglaries, police said

Megan Rapinoe named Sports Illustrated's 2019 Sportsperson of New! 2019-12-09 20:11:00She dominated the World Cup this past summer and now Megan Rapinoe is ending the year with another title, Sports Illustrated's 2019 Sportsperson of t

Jackson police looking for suspects that fired into New! 2019-12-09 19:43:00Shooting occured on Shadowlawn Drive

Heavy police presence on Sears Street in Jackson New! 2019-12-09 19:28:00Heavy police presence on Sears Street in Jackson

Costly Christmas trees in high demand New! 2019-12-09 19:24:00If you've already bought you're Christmas tree, you may have noticed they're more expensive this year. Retailers claim it's all about the supply a

Actor Gary Sinise takes over 1,000 kids of New! 2019-12-09 19:22:00Thousands of family members of fallen military servicemen and women were flown to Orlando to spend five days at Walt Disney World Resort.

The heartbreaking reason you may have seen UPS New! 2019-12-09 19:19:00Folks across the country may have seen UPS trucks stopped on the side of the road Monday, and there's a heartbreaking reason why.

Power failure in downtown Jackson leaves hundreds in New! 2019-12-09 18:44:00Entergy reports over 400 customers in dark

'I'm spreading the love': 11-year-old child actor brings New! 2019-12-09 18:35:00Cayden Williams, 11, gave gifts to pediatric patients.

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Koch-Funded ‘Bill Mill’ ALEC Names Mississippi Philip Gunn 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 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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