From the Wire
Mississippi Sets Online Meetings About Child Care Services The Mississippi Department of Human Services is holding online meetings to gather information about improving child care services in the state.
Several Leadership Roles Shuffled in Mississippi Senate Several members of the Mississippi Senate are receiving new leadership roles, weeks ahead of the next legislative session that begins in January.
AP: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Win the White House Days before he left the White House in 2017, President Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, declaring his septuagenarian, white-haired lieutenant “the best vice president America’s ever had,” a “lion of American history.”
Longtime Mississippi Sheriff Dies of COVID-19 in Alabama Longtime Mississippi sheriff Mike Byrd has of Jackson County died of COVID-19 in the hospital where he was being treated. The Sun Herald reported that Byrd died Thursday on his 71st birthday after battling the illness caused by the new ...
Overall University Enrollment Steady, Delta State Sees Drop Enrollment in Mississippi's public universities has stayed fairly even in the past year despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to figures released Monday by the universities' board of trustees.
Incumbents Face Challenges in Mississippi House, Court Races Three out of four incumbents in Mississippi's U.S. Congressional Districts are facing challenges on Election Day. Two Republicans—Trent Kelly and Michael Guest—and the state federal delegation's sole Democrat, Bennie Thompson.
Mississippi City Won't Lose Lights After Threat Over Debt Itta Bena, an entire city in Mississippi that was under threat of losing electricity before the end of the year because of unpaid bills, will have more time to find a new power provider after the state stepped in, citing ...
Dueling Medical Marijuana Measures on Mississippi Ballot After years of seeing medical marijuana proposals shot down by the Mississippi Legislature, supporters decided to try something else: adding it to the state constitution.
Mississippi Program to Use Door Cameras to Fight Crime Mississippi’s capital city could begin using residents’ door security cameras in its effort to fight rising crime.
Monument to Civil Rights Leaders Restored After Car Crash A monument to two iconic Civil Rights activists in Jackson has been repaired after it was destroyed in a car crash earlier this year.
Mississippi Board Says County Can Move Confederate Statue The Mississippi Department of Archives and History board has unanimously approved a permit for a Confederate monument to be moved from a Lowndes County courthouse to a cemetery.
Mississippi Investigating Apparent Inmate Suicide The Mississippi Department of Corrections said investigators are examining an apparent suicide by an inmate.
Hurricane Zeta Speeds Toward a Storm-Weary Louisiana Hurricane Zeta sped toward storm-weary Louisiana on Wednesday with New Orleans squarely in its path, threatening to push up to 9 feet of sea water inland and batter homes and businesses with fierce winds.
Absentee Voting on the Rise in Mississippi Absentee voting in Mississippi is continuing at a brisk pace, the state's top elections official said Monday. Secretary of State Michael Watson said nearly 170,000 absentee ballots had been requested and about 142,600 of those had been completed and returned ...
Analysis: Mississippi US Senate Race Draws Outside Attention Democratic challenger Mike Espy and Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith are both receiving help from out-of-state politicians as they compete for a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi.