Three years after his manslaughter conviction, a former New Orleans police officer is getting a second chance to persuade a jury that he was justified in fatally shooting a man outside a strip mall during Hurricane Katrina's chaotic aftermath.
In years past, Black Friday sales have been reserved for, well, Friday. Not this year. Many stores around the Golden Triangle are opening at 8 o'clock tonight, giving shoppers a few more precious hours to snatch up the must-have items of the season.
The City of Millport's sewer system will receive an upgrade after Mayor Icie Wriley announced Monday a $350,000 grant had been awarded from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs.
Mississippi Department of Revenue data shows West Point tax returns collected in September and received by the city this month are up when compared to the same months in 2012, while Columbus and Starkville returns were down.
Approximately 200 residents were evacuated from their homes in Artesia earlier this morning after a suspected gas line break.
Mississippi University for Women and East Mississippi Community College are joining forces in the world of culinary arts. Students earning their associates degree in hotel and restaurant management at EMCC will now be able to "seamlessly transfer" to MUW to obtain a degree in culinary arts, the institutions announced Friday.
One day in the late 1970s, at B. L. Moor High School, principal Ezell Wicks was making his rounds in the hallways. He spotted Jerry Rice playing hookie. Rice thought his hiding place was optimal. It wasn't. Wicks approached and scared Rice, who bolted. Wicks noticed how fast the sophomore could run and, after lashing Rice eight times, told him to try out for the football team.
West Point selectmen discussed a smoke-free ordinance during a public work session last week and have decided not to go forward with one at this time, Mayor Robbie Robinson said Monday.
A NFL Hall of Fame player and Mississippi gridiron legend will be honored this week in Crawford. Jerry Rice, a Crawford native who played 20 seasons in the NFL will be honored at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in his hometown during a special program called "Hometown Hall Of Famers" at East Oktibbeha County High School.
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