Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves maintains Mississippi’s graduation rate has risen to the national average over the past five years because the state has held students to higher standards.
When Mississippi more than 15 years ago adopted a law to cut down on the nuisance of telemarketers, it provided some relief — for a while.
A legendary blues musician, a champion of the disabled, a civil rights heroine, a Catholic priest with a heart of gold, and two iconic restaurant owners consist of this year’s group of inductees into Signature Magazine’s Best of the Pine Belt Hall of Fame.
The restoration of voting rights is a small step, but a necessary one in getting Mississippi away from its self-destructive habit of putting too many convicted felons under a life sentence long after they get out of prison.
The latest Millsaps College/Chism Strategies poll, released recently, provides interesting insights about Mississippi voters in wake of the upcoming state elections.
The poll asked voters to identify their top priorities for elected state leaders.
A new environmental court up in Madison could provide a template for other communities like Hattiesburg to address their longstanding blight problems – especially downtown.
The Clarion Ledger reported earlier this week that the court began operating in January and hears all code enforcement issues.
The City of Petal is hosting a Health and Community Fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the Petal Civic Center. The event is the first held in a long time, according to Wendy Lampton, deputy city clerk, Payroll clerk and Fall Festival coordinator for the city.