Monroe County officials are still working to determine whether Saturday’s storm system was from straight-line winds or from a tornado that caused damage in Hamilton.
Retail corporations and store owners eyeing cities share a lot in common with the people strolling through the businesses they own. Sometimes they’re just looking. Sometimes they say they’re just looking when they have something specific in mind. And sometimes they come right out and say what they want.
The Republican candidates for Mississippi’s First Congressional District attempted to differentiate themselves to the students of the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science Tuesday on the Mississippi University for Women campus.
YAZOO CITY — A quiet, lovable 78-year-old great-grandmother was among the 10 victims of a Mississippi tornado that devastated part of the state.
YAZOO CITY — Some Mississippi residents cracked jokes Monday to keep from crying while they looked for salvageable items among the rubble left by severe storms that killed 12 people over the weekend.
Cadence Financial Corp. lost money in the first quarter of the year, but significantly less than it did in the same period last year.
Forecasters say severe weather is possible again in Mississippi this weekend. Daniel Lamb, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, said Tuesday that while the storms could be potent, it's too early to know if they'll spawn tornadoes.
Some Mississippi residents cracked jokes Monday to keep from crying while they looked for salvageable items among the rubble left by severe storms that killed 12 people over the weekend. State officials were tallying the cost of the damage so they could ask for an emergency declaration from President Barack Obama, along with federal funds to help clean up the mess.
U.S. Rep. Travis Childers' office shared information today on how individuals, charities and businesses can help those affected by severe storms in the state over the weekend.
Gov. Haley Barbour has declared Tuesday as a Day of Prayer to remember Mississippians who suffered losses in Saturday’s severe weather and for those families who lost loved ones in last week’s oil rig accident.
Federal and state emergency officials began surveying damage Monday in the counties hit hardest by a weekend tornado that killed 10 people in Mississippi.
YAZOO CITY — Morgan Hayden and Joe Moton stepped carefully through nails, broken glass and pink tufts of insulation, the remnants of their home leveled by a tornado as severe storms killed at least 10 people in rural Mississippi and two in Alabama.
YAZOO CITY — Tornadoes ripped through four states in the South, leaving broken crosses in front of a flattened church, splintering houses and overturning vehicles as they killed 10 people, including two children.
Forecasters say Mississippi and Alabama are in store for a round of violent weather tonight and Saturday that could include tornadoes.
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