AMBER ALERT-Sept. 20, 2014

The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is issuing an Amber Alert for 2-year-old Zane Alexander Walters and his 17-year-old mother Erica Leeanne Walters. They were...

Hurricane Nate makes landfall on Gulf Coast, minimal damage

Hurricane Nate made landfall on October 7 at the mouth of the Mississippi River on the southeastern side of Louisiana as a Category 1...

Miss. Law updates building codes

The Mississippi legislature has passed a new law that will require counties and cities to adopt more stringent standards for the construction of residential...

Cursive bill unnecessary for elementary curriculum

On Feb.8, the Miss. Senate passed bill SB2273, which would require cursive writing to be included in the elementary curriculum. Students are expected to “create...

Agricultural Commissioner to Replace Cochran, White House Worried

On Wednesday, March 21, Governor Phil Bryant named state Agricultural Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith as his appointment to fulfill the seat soon to be vacated...

McDaniel legal battle ensues

Almost two months after losing to incumbent Senator Thad Cochran in the Republican primary, State Senator Chris McDaniel has entered the courts to rectify...

Lawmakers reduce bonds for Miss. universities

The University of Southern Mississippi will receive insufficient funding for its proposed capital projects in 2016 following Mississippi lawmakers’ decision to decrease budget allowances...

Mississippi bills aim to keep graduates, raise cigarette tax

About 40 percent of Mississippi college graduates leave the state within five years according to a report by College Board. As these recent graduates...

Mississippi radio station offers Taylor Swift’s abuser job

Before the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements became mainstream, Taylor Swift held a man accountable for inappropriate behavior. After being found guilty of assault and...

Students react to Miss. religion law

Thursday, April 3 Gov. Phil Bryant signed Senate Bill 2681, better known as the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This bill that claims to...

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