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International trade delegations tour Mississippi Southern Yellow Pines New! 2019-12-06 11:04:46This week, the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce (MDAC) hosted international trade delegations consisting of representatives from Vie

Mississippi Fair Commission cancels food and beverage service New! 2019-12-06 11:01:19Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson, who also serves as the Chairman of the Mississippi Fair Commission, announced today that the Mis

Good to the last drop: Coffee company provides New! 2019-12-06 10:35:12By DAVID PANNELL / Daily Journal FULTON • When he started My Brother’s Cup coffee company 10 years ago, Mike Pittman of Tupelo didn&rs

US gains a robust 266,000 jobs; unemployment falls New! 2019-12-06 10:22:06Hiring in the United States jumped last month to its highest level since January as U.S. employers shrugged off trade conflicts and a global slowdown

New wave of suits linked to BP oil New! 2019-12-06 10:19:51A new wave of lawsuits against BP is hitting the federal courts nearly a decade after the Gulf oil spill. The new litigation is the result of a court

Business partner acquitted in $85M Mississippi Ponzi scheme New! 2019-12-06 10:16:36The former business partner of a Mississippi man convicted of running a Ponzi scheme in which investors lost more than $85 million has been found not

Board considers plan on moving Ole Miss Confederate New! 2019-12-06 10:14:31State officials are considering the University of Mississippi’s proposal to move a Confederate soldier monument from a central spot on the Oxfor

Audit: Narcotics director was improperly paid for comp New! 2019-12-06 10:12:38Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics Director John Dowdy was improperly paid for working extra hours and inappropriately used a clothing allowance that sho

Nissan gives workers 2 unpaid days off as New! 2019-12-06 10:08:56Nissan Motor Co. is making its U.S. factory and office employees take two days off without pay amid slumping sales. The company’s U.S. sales thi

Charges dropped against homeowner in Mississippi boy’s death New! 2019-12-06 07:16:53Authorities in Mississippi dropped have neglect charges against the owner of a home where a 5-year-old boy was found dead in September. The boy’

Hinds CC President Dr. Clyde Muse announces retirement 2019-12-05 12:01:15RAYMOND – Hinds Community College President Dr. Clyde Muse announced to the Board of Trustees at their regular monthly meeting his intention to

Baptist Golden Triangle welcomes new Food and nutrition 2019-12-05 11:58:58Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle welcomes Jessica Weller, Morrison’s Director of Food and Nutrition Services. She comes to Columbus fro

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Science shows spanking can negatively affect children's behavior New! 2020-02-19 13:53:00Corporal punishment at a young age can cause major problems down the road.

Mom’s boyfriend charged with capital murder in child's 2019-12-04 11:24:00A Mississippi man now faces a capital murder charge in the death of a 6-year-old boy he was babysitting.

WATCH LIVE: Legal scholars weigh in during House 2019-12-04 11:14:00The session Wednesday with legal scholars will delve into possible impeachable offenses, but the real focus will be on the panel.

How to keep your Christmas tree fresh longer 2019-12-04 10:38:00Here's what you should do to make sure your Tannenbaum doesn't become a tannen-bummer.

Man dies after being shot, crashing into overpass, 2019-12-04 10:28:00Jackson police say a man died after being shot Monday morning.

First 'No Time to Die' trailer teases deadly 2019-12-04 10:14:00Here's the first look at Rami Malek's supervillain in Daniel Craig's final 007 movie.

Ford is making car parts with McDonald's coffee 2019-12-04 09:29:00Ford is incorporating coffee chaff — coffee bean skin that comes off during the roasting process — into the plastic headlamp housing used

Anonymous scratch-off winner takes home $15K 2019-12-04 09:22:00A lucky scratch-off winner is starting the Christmas season $15,000 richer.

Survival fears for polar bear spray-painted with graffiti 2019-12-04 09:21:00Experts say the graffiti poses an extra threat to an animal already in danger because the polar bear won't be able to hunt unnoticed.

Wednesday Weather Webcast 2019-12-04 09:06:00 16 WAPT meteorologist Adam McWilliams has the forecast for Jackson and Central Mississippi.

Mississippi NFL player prepares to open doughnut shop 2019-12-04 08:56:00Free doughnut samples to be given during Christmas in the Park Saturday, Dec. 7.

Man shot at motel, according to Jackson police 2019-12-04 08:54:00The Jackson Police Department is investigating a shooting on Highway 80.

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Azia's Picks 2019-11-29 13:42:39It's the most wonderful time of the year Jackson! I hope everyone enjoyed friends and family yesterday and had a happy Thanksgiving indeed. Christma

Gee Whiz: Peeing Dog Celebration Costs Ole Miss 2019-11-29 13:05:27STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi flushed away a golden chance at the Golden Egg. Luke Logan missed a 35-yard extra point after Ole Miss rec

MSU Mental Health Expansion, USM Golden Idea Competition 2019-11-29 12:13:44The John C. Longest Student Health Center at Mississippi State University recently partnered with outpatient provider Right Track Medical Group to exp

Global Climate Protests Ahead of Madrid Meeting 2019-11-29 11:02:58BERLIN (AP) — Protesters in cities across the world staged rallies Friday demanding leaders take tougher action against climate change, days bef

Best of Jackson 2020 Finalist Ballot 2019-11-27 12:26:18Best of Jackson voting is divided into two stages—a nominations ballot and a final ballot. We must receive your mailed finalist ballot by Dec. 1

A New Dynamic: Shanda Yates’ Surprise Victory 2019-11-27 11:54:29"I think you have the wrong number," Jackson attorney Shanda Yates said, laughing into the receiver when Democratic House Minority Leader David Bari

OPINION: Mississippi Not a ‘Lost Cause’; Build and 2019-11-27 11:30:13 On election night, as results confirmed the sweep of one party in all statewide races, predictable bromides began appearing on social media; "Missi

Credible Messengers Closer to Hitting Streets to Prevent 2019-11-27 11:02:47It was a warm day, so Terun Moore slung the Dallas Cowboys starter coat his uncle gave him over his shoulder as he stepped off the school bus. He and

Museum-to-Market Trail Could Open by Fall 2020 in 2019-11-26 14:01:54A new 2.5-mile-long walking, running, and biking trail connecting Jackson's museums and the Mississippi Farmers Market could open as early as fall 20

OPINION: Even More Thankful This Year With Cancer 2019-11-26 13:44:25MADISON—We shouldn't limit being thankful to the last Thursday in November, especially in America. Most Americans live in relative prosperity

Ex-White House Lawyer McGahn Ordered to Comply with 2019-11-26 12:36:33WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn to appear before Congress in a setback to President Donal

Trump’s Actions Raise Concern About Role in Military 2019-11-26 12:32:26WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper declared that President Donald Trump ordered him to stop a disciplinary review of a Navy SEAL acc

The Mississippi Link

Commentary: A Day of Thanks 2019-11-26 19:36:10By Othor Cain, Editor, Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because more than any other, it uniquely binds us together by our gratitude for the love of

Chief among Mississippi Democratic candidates’ many problems in 2019-11-26 19:35:29By Bobby Harrison, Mississippi Today, In three elections for governor in the 1990s, the Democratic candidates essentially matched or garnered more in

NNPA NEWSWIRE EXCLUSIVE: Bill Cosby speaks from prison 2019-11-26 19:34:28By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, Bill Cosby breaks his silence, granting his first exclusive interview since beginning his sentence at

Runoff election for Hinds County District 2 Election 2019-11-20 15:48:51By Othor Cain, Editor, Bobbie McClure Graves is determined to seal the deal Tuesday, Nov. 26, as voters in District 2 head back to the polls to decide

JSU Day at College Hill celebrating legacy and 2019-11-20 15:47:24By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, Jackson State University  (JSU) President William B. Bynum served as guest speaker for the worship service at Colle

Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick joins Senators Kamala 2019-11-20 15:45:22By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor, As doubts grow about the candidacy of former Vice President Joe Biden, other candidates have ente

Getting Answers: Congressional Field Hearing on Immigration Raids 2019-11-14 00:24:44By Levell Williams, Contributing Writer,   On August 7, 2019 the first day of school, nearly 700 Mississippi Hispanic and Latino poultry employee

The Black Press survives and thrives 2019-11-14 00:22:00By Dr. Jerry Komia Domatob, Contributing Writer, This is a vital and prototypical epoch in human history, when ardent cynics and pessimists disparage

AT&T launches “Believe Mississippi” Initiative across the state 2019-11-14 00:20:55By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, On Tuesday AT&T launched its’ “Believe Mississippi” initiatve to help fight hunger and food dispar

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