USM student dies of ‘blunt force injuries’

Early Saturday, USM student and Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity member Cole Whaley died of “blunt force injuries” at the DoubleTree hotel located at 300...

Harris claims 2018 Miss Black Mississippi title

At 7 p.m. on Oct. 21 in Grenada High School, junior public relations major Imani Harris competed in the 2018 Miss Black Mississippi Scholarship...

Gov. Bryant signs anti-LGBTQ+ legislation

On Monday, the Legislature sent the Religious Freedom Bill, House Bill 1523, to Gov. Bryant to be reviewed. That same day, protesters gathered outside...

Religious freedom bill revamped

UPDATE: JACKSON—Governor Phil Bryant on Thursday signed Senate Bill 2681, the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This law mirrors the federal Religious Freedom Restoration...

Amber Alert: Katelyn Beard

  The Mississippi Highway Patrol is issuing an Amber Alert for Katelyn Beard.She was last seen accompanied by the suspect, Dewayne Thompson. They were last...

Miss. passes 20-week abortion ban

The Mississippi legislature last week passed a ban on abortions at 20 weeks or more gestation, the midpoint of a full-term pregnancy. The vote on...

University police remove Mississippi state flag as demonstrators arrive

University of Southern Mississippi police removed the Mississippi state flag from the pole in front of the Hattiesburg campus and replaced it with an...

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...

State law to cut prison expenses

Governor Phil Bryant signed into law House Bill 585 --- a sweeping reform bill that pushes the state to “get right on crime,” cutting...

Civil Rights Activists’ Legacy Lives On

Prominent historical figure and author of the dynamic memoir “Coming of Age in Mississippi,” Anne Moody, 74, died Feb. 5 in her home in...

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