- Women-Founded Nonprofit Acquires Jackson Free Press AssetsThe Mississippi Journalism and Education Group board of directors is proud to announce that it recently completed the acquisition of the journalism assets of the Jackson Free Press.
- New CSET Atrium Dedication and College of Business Donation at JSU, MSU ERDC DayJackson State University President Thomas K. Hudson and other JSU faculty recently held a ceremony to unveil the Brigadier General Robert Crear CSET atrium on the JSU campus.
- Mississippi Welfare Agency Ex-Director Faces New ChargesJohn Davis, a former Mississippi Department of Human Services director, has been indicted on 20 additional felony charges tied to allegations that he participated in misusing money that was supposed to help some of the poorest people in the nation, ...
- Education Company Leaders Plead Guilty to Federal ChargesNancy New and Zachary New, a mother and son who ran a for-profit education company, have pleaded guilty to improperly obtaining millions of dollars from the Mississippi Department of Education by submitting false documents about schools they operated.
- Amid False 2020 Claims, GOP States Eye Voting System UpgradeFor years, Tennessee Democratic Senate Minority Leader Jeff Yarbro’s call to require the state’s voting infrastructure to include a paper record of each ballot cast has been batted down in the Republican-dominated Legislature.
- JSU Commencement Speakers, National Academy of Inventors Chapter and Marc E. Bassy at MSUJackson State University recently announced that Thasunda Brown Duckett and Homer Wilkes will hold presentations during the university's 2022 commencement exercises.
- Oakdale Elementary Students Raise Funds for Make-A-Wish in Honor of ClassmateOakdale Elementary students organized a Make-A-Wish fundraiser in honor of Ariel Hurley, a kindergartner at Oakdale and a recipient of the foundation.
- Judge Sentences Two Madison County Men to 150-Plus Years in Prison for Drug OffensesMadison/Rankin County Circuit Court Judge Dewey Arthur sentenced 34-year-old Carlos Dominique Allen and 42-year-old Torrey Powell to 156 years, collectively, for drug offenses on March 28, 2022.
- Alice Walker to be Featured at Mississippi Book FestivalPulitzer Prize winning author Alice Walker has been tapped to speak at this year's Mississippi Book Festival.
- ‘Just For Them’: Goodman Native Organizes Inaugural Kids Fest JacksonMississippi native Jay Branch has organized the inaugural Kids Fest Jackson event taking place in Jackson, Miss., on Saturday, April 9, 2022.
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- Jackson Police Are Short-Staffed, Assistant Chief SaysAn assistant chief says the police department in Mississippi's largest city is short-staffed, and recruitment and retention are big challenges.
- Federal Judge: Mississippi Jail Must Make Several ChangesA federal judge has ordered Hinds County leaders to implement several changes at the Raymond Detention Center.
- Mississippi Creates New Office for Broadband DevelopmentMississippi is creating a statewide office to spend millions of federal dollars for broadband internet development — an effort that could boost lagging rural areas.
- Eudora Welty Letters Released 2 Decades After Author's DeathThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History is allowing the public to have access to additional papers from the late author Eudora Welty, including letters written by members of her family.
- Mississippi Gov Signs Bill Expanding Inmates' Work ReleaseMississippi will expand a work release program for nonviolent inmates from one county to three counties.