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Alicia D. Brown of Petal, a 2016 Presbyterian Christian graduate, is the state’s only awardee to be named a Truman Scholar. 

Voters throughout Hattiesburg still have a few days to decide whether to approve an additional 1 percent sales tax on hotels, motels and restaurants to benefit parks and recreation projects...

Although the recipient of Hattiesburg Police Department’s Officer of the Year award is announced shortly before the start of the department’s annual Awards Day, Detective Jeremy Dunaway was...

For the 10th year, FestivalSouth events return to venues across the Pine Belt this June, with a fun-filled line-up of events, performances and opportunities.

Oak Grove High School senior Emmie Perkins sang her way to a $5,000 scholarship Saturday by winning the Tupelo Elvis Presley Fan Club scholarship contest finals. 









STATE BADLY NEEDS LIMITS ON LOBBYING: Mississippi only needs to look to Louisiana for ideas

By STAFF REPORTS,

Here’s a tip for Mississippi lawmakers when considering limits on gifts to public officials: If something’s illegal in let-the-good-times-roll Louisiana, it probably should be here, too.

The Clarion Ledger had a solid report this week about the way Mississippi universities court favor with key elected officials. 






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