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woman shot and killed at Mississippi Walmart. Updated: Jan 15, 2018 - 9:39 AM. Loading... Loading. 1 of 2. 0. 0. Share. facebook email. Share this with your friends! From. To. Compose your message. Share. share image. Woman shot and killed at Mississippi Walmart http://bit.ly/2FCqnpN. STARKVILLE, Miss. - A woman ...

Alabama and Mississippi have commemorated Lee's birthday since the 1800s and King's since 1983. The Lee/King holiday is one of three Confederate-related days on Alabama's official holiday calendar. - the state also marks Confederate Memorial Day on the fourth Monday in April and the birthday of ...
JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) - Gov. Phil Bryant has ordered agency heads to delay opening state offices on Tuesday, Jan. 16, until 10 a.m., due to expected winter weather. As of Monday afternoon, forecasts call for snow for most of north and central Mississippi, starting Monday night and ending Tuesday ...
Mississippi State University's Starkville campus will close Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, due to an abundance of caution over predicted winter weather. Severe winter weather conditions are predicted in Central and North Mississippi that are expected to make driving conditions extremely dangerous. Gov.
Supervisor Says Lobbyist Made Vulgar Remark at Social Event. A county official in Mississippi says a longtime lobbyist made crude sexual remark to her in front of other officials at a social event; lobbyist apologizes. Jan. 15, 2018, at 3:06 p.m.. Supervisor Says Lobbyist Made Vulgar Remark at Social Event ...

Mississippi environmental groups are opposed to the Trump Administration's plans to open more federal waters to oil and gas drilling and are calling on Gov. Phil Bryant to ask for an exemption or protections for Mississippi like Florida was granted. But Bryant said he supports the administration's plans and ...
JACKSON, Miss. -- A Mississippi inmate convicted in 2014 in the death of a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has died. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said in a statement Monday that an autopsy will be done on 58-year-old Tracy Lynn Garner, who died Sunday. She had ...
The Latest: Frozen pipes equals no school in Mississippi. January 8, 2018 Updated: January 8, 2018 10:28am. ATLANTA (AP) -- The Latest on freezing rain and icy conditions in the Deep South (all times local):. 11:20 a.m.. Thousands of public school and college students are staying home Monday in Mississippi's capital ...
JACKSON, Miss. & MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is preparing to discuss his legislative priorities for 2018. The Republican delivers his State of the State speech at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Capitol. It will be carried live by Mississippi Public Broadcasting on radio and TV and online.
Mississippi State football has officially hired Anthony Piroli as its new head strength and conditioning coach. Was at MSU in 2014 and spent the last ... Piroli is the latest addition to a new staff at Mississippi State, which is led by new head coach Joe Moorhead. Leave a Comment. NEXT WATCH: Former ...
WAYNESBORO, Miss. (AP) -- Most employees of a southeast Mississippi town are back on the job after a week in limbo. WDAM-TV reports that Waynesboro alderman voted Friday to rehire 52 employees, while not rehiring two police officers and two public works employees. Confusion over the starting ...
The ACLU of Mississippi conducted a statewide study of these policies, obtaining 65 in total through public records requests. Across the nation ... In response to its findings, the ACLU of Mississippi is recommending that the state legislature enact a model body camera policy into state law. This law would ...
Lt. Gov. Reeves Talks up Mississippi economy and population. When it comes to Mississippi's economy and population growth, Lt. Gov. ... He says he believes concerns about Mississippi's population loss have been overstated and is confident tax cuts would help create more jobs in Mississippi. He also ...
The Supreme Court says it will not take up a challenge to a Mississippi law that allows businesses and government officials to deny services to LGBT people if doing so would conflict with certain "sincerely held" religious beliefs. By rejecting the cases, the top court leaves in place a federal appeals court ...
Former Mississippi Gov. William Winter has often said, "The only road out of poverty runs by the schoolhouse door." In the Mississippi Delta, the schoolhouse doors might be aged and battered, but they are open. And chances are more often than not that the resource-poor school districts housing those ...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is preparing to discuss his legislative priorities for 2018. The Republican delivers his State of the State speech at 5 p.m. Tuesday at the Capitol. It be carried live by Mississippi Public Broadcasting on radio and TV and online. During his 2017 speech, ...
JACKSON -- Meridian Symphony Orchestra and Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Principal Bassoonist Jon Wenberg will be a featured performer in the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra's presentation of its ever-popular Mozart by Candlelight. Three nights of performances in three Central Mississippi ...
On the flight home, she told harrowing stories of mental and physical abuse the girls experienced." The SPLC sued, prompting the home's director to declare that "[t]he devil means to do us in with all this stuff." In 1986, a Mississippi judge declared that Bethesda was operating illegally as a detention center.
Bluff Being Strengthened at Park by Mississippi River. workers are ... (AP) -- Workers are strengthening a bluff at a park next to the Mississippi River. ... The city and Warren County are splitting costs for the project, which was delayed while the Mississippi River level fell so the repairs could be made.
Mississippi State University's arboretum is looking for gardeners who know where milkweed's growing wild and want to help monarch butterflies. Crosby Arboretum director Pat Drackett hopes gardeners around Mississippi will both experiment with seed from local plants and send seeds to the arboretum.
A lottery hopeful could take home one of the largest lottery jackpots in history. That is just one of two jackpots up for grabs this weekend. The Mega Millions jackpot stands at $445 million. The Powerball jackpot has soared to $570 million. I caught up with hundreds of Mississippians who trekked to Louisiana ...
Nearly one-third of Hester's reported 2018 clients relate to health care services, including: Magnolia Health Plan, Ochsner Health System, Medical Transportation Management Inc., Mississippi primary health care Association, Mississippi Independent Pharmacies Association, the Mississippi Section of the ...
Just Shy of Her 100th Birthday, Mississippi woman Bags Deer. A 99-year-old hunter in Mississippi wants to know why people are making a big fuss about her recent kill _ it was a doe after all, not a prized buck. Jan. 5, 2018, at 4:39 p.m.. Just Shy of Her 100th Birthday, Mississippi Woman Bags Deer ...
JACKSON, Miss. -- Mississippi has an ambitious plan to close academic achievement gaps among student groups by 2025, but last year's results won't help -- most gaps grew wider. Black and Hispanic students fell further behind their white counterparts in proficiency in English language arts and math.
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, a state flag of Mississippi is unfurled by Sons of Confederate veterans and other groups on the grounds of the state Capitol in Jackson, Miss., in support of keeping the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. Mississippi attorney Carlos Moore is trying to ...
While this may not seem significant, Mississippi appears to deviate in its harassment policies from what lawyers and free speech experts consider the norm. Constitutionally, almost all hate speech is protected up until it becomes severe, pervasive and repeated. Then it qualifies as harassment and then, ...
Following a statement Thursday by Gregg Harper saying he won't seek reelection as Mississippi 3rd District representative in Congress, local leaders praised his work for the community and state. "It took me by surprise," Greg Snowden, Speaker Pro Tem of the Mississippi House of Representatives, said.
Less than a week after Mississippi State's TaxSlayer Bowl win over Louisville, first-year coach Joe Moorhead's staff at MSU is nearing completion. With former interim coach Greg Knox headed to Florida, the coaching picture at MSU is clearing up considerably. On this episode, More Cowbell host Brandon ...
JACKSON, Miss. -- Shelves at Mississippi Blood Services are empty, and the organization has declared a crisis, saying it needs more donors. The Clarion Ledger reports donors dropped 25 percent in December. Emily Austin, a spokeswoman for Mississippi Blood Services, said Wednesday the nonprofit ...
Some Mississippi Lawmakers Trained Against Sexual Harassment. Mississippi House members are taking training against sexual harassment, and Senate leaders are suggesting that senators do the same. Jan. 4, 2018, at 5:35 p.m.. Some Mississippi Lawmakers Trained Against Sexual Harassment ...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- It's so cold in one Mississippi woman's kitchen the water out of her tap instantly turns to ice as soon as it hits the sink. Allison McKenzie of Sumrall says it was 17 degrees outside, and 55 inside her kitchen, when she shot this amazing video of an ice stalagmite forming in her kitchen.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The Mississippi House of Representatives and House Speaker Philip Gunn are wasting little time in the 2018 Legislature renewing their push for more road and bridge money. But even the leader of the House Transportation Committee Charles Busby said the five bills passed ...
Some Mississippi Residents Eligible for mortgage Settlement. The Mississippi attorney general's office says about 270 state residents are eligible for payments from a settlement involving improper servicing of mortgage loans. Jan. 3, 2018, at 2:13 p.m.. Some Mississippi Residents Eligible for Mortgage Settlement ...
Mississippi has been named the No. 4 most-friendly tax state for retirees by Kiplinger's Personal finance in the recently released 2017 Retire Tax Map which looks at the most and least tax-friendly states for retirees across all 50 states. Sandra Block, senior editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, said one ...
Edwards Leaving job as President of 2 Mississippi Newspapers. The president of two ... JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- The president of two newspapers in Mississippi is stepping down from the job. ... Edwards moved to Mississippi in March 2015 as general manager of the Hattiesburg American. He was named ...
Emily Austin, a spokeswoman for Mississippi Blood Services, said Wednesday the nonprofit organization has "hit the panic button." She says Mississippi Blood Services normally sees a decrease during the holiday season, but the weather and flu season have worsened the drop. Austin says partners in ...
Authorities say a woman suspected of robbing seven banks in Arizona over a three-month span this year has been arrested in Mississippi. Jan. ... FBI officials in Phoenix announced Wednesday that 33-year-old Miranda Maloney was taken into custody late last month by FBI agents and Gulfport, Mississippi ...
(AP) -- College baseball is affected by a Mississippi law that lets government clerks or private business people cite their own religious beliefs to deny services to same-sex couples. #the sun Herald reports the University of Southern Mississippi was supposed to play three games in Hattiesburg in late ...
Senator-elect Joel Carter, R-Harrison County, left, recites his oath of office as administered by Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, right, as his son, Joel R. Carter III, second from left, and his wife, Suzanne Carter, watch, prior to the lawmakers' roll call being announced, in Senate Chambers at the Capitol in ...
JACKSON (AP) -- A military plane crashed in the Mississippi Delta, Nissan employees rejected a union and regulators said no to a power plant. Those were among Mississippi's top news stories in 2017 -- a year the Magnolia State celebrated the 200th anniversary of its admission to the Union.
Finding an educated workforce to fill openings is a persistent problem for Mississippi businesses, a survey by the secretary of state's office shows. More than 1,800 business owners (of the almost 100,000 contacted) responded to the survey, which included nine questions focused on business needs, ...
The Jackson, Mississippi couple arrived Friday and spent the weekend in Disneyland. They brought in the New Year at the amusement park's midnight fireworks display. Then the Houstons went to their hotel to nap before coming to see the floats before they roll down the parade around 3 a.m. Cara ...
Proficiency levels for all those groups actually rose on the English and math tests, as was expected in the second year of the Mississippi Academic Assessment Program tests. That's at least in part because students and teachers both become more familiar with what a test covers and how it's structured.
I had come to write about the mentally ill in Mississippi, in particular those who wound up in jail, accused of often serious crimes but denied -- for months and even years -- the basic legal requirement that they receive a mental evaluation. Such evaluations -- to determine whether the defendants were ...
A military plane crashed in the Mississippi Delta, Nissan employees rejected a union and regulators said no to a power plant. Those were among Mississippi's top news stories in 2017 -- a year the Magnolia State celebrated the 200th anniversary of its admission to the Union. The bicentennial was ...
Federal authorities are approving a 10-year extension for the family planning services that Mississippi offers to some lower-income teens and adults who don't get the assistance from any other kind of health insurance. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said Thursday that it was the first ...
News outlets report Jackson police Chief Lee Vance said a man and a woman were found unresponsive and partially clothed Thursday morning, and were later pronounced dead. The victims have been identified as 33-year-old Laura Francis Peyton and 31-year-old Casey Ross Vaughn. Sgt. Roderick ...
The state of mental health care in Mississippi has been in freefall for years. As a consequence of the ripple effects of the financial crisis, Mississippi saw its state support for mental health care slashed by $42 million from 2009 to 2011, roughly 15 percent of the Department of Mental Health's budget.


 

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