Mississippi Drops PARCC Testing

The Mississippi Board of Education withdrew the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) consortium Jan. 16, according to the...

Gunn Proposes Common Core Reform

Last week Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn introduced a bill that would make some changes to the current system of education standards in Mississippi,...

Starkville Aldermen Rescind Equality Resolutions

Starkville aldermen rescinded a resolution passed in 2014 that denounced discrimination against anyone, specifically based upon sexual orientation, and the plus one insurance plan...

Marijuana Legalization Gains Ballot Numbers

The Mississippi Alliance for Cannabis has helped and consulted a large group of individuals who are fighting to legalize and decriminalize the use of...

Miss. GOP faces key issues in 2015

Caption: Gov. Phil Bryant/ Lance Cheung Dems use pivotal topics to challenge incumbents  Mississippi Republicans have been in charge of both houses of Legislature and the...

Miss. GOP faces key issues in 2015

Miss. Gov. Phil Bryant/Lance Cheung Dems use pivotal topics to challenge incumbents Mississippi Republicans have been in charge of both houses of Legislature and the...

Community members aid in tornado recovery

Nearly three weeks after an EF-3 tornado struck Columbia, Mississippi, cleanup and recovery from the storm continues. Debris from houses and buildings scattered the...

Miss. universities to increase tuition

In the wake of reduced state funding for Mississippi universities, The University of Southern Mississippi will see a rise in the cost of tuition...

Judge overturns same-sex marriage ban in Miss.

U.S. District Court Judge Carlton Reeves overturned the Mississippi same-sex marriage ban Tuesday in what some are calling a “historic” ruling. Reeves released a preliminary...

Specialized Ebola unit to open in Jackson

University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) and health officials announced that a former patient-care building will be renovated into an Ebola unit that will...

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