More than 100,000 people in Mississippi have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine, and officials are taking further steps to administer the state's supply of shots more efficiently, Gov. Tate Reeves said Monday.
A Mississippi college marching band is set to participate in an official event celebrating diversity ahead of the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Friday that he is expecting about 37,000 first doses of coronavirus vaccine to arrive in the next week, which will help bolster the state's supply after a surge in demand left the state with no available appointments at drive-thru vaccination sites.
Farmers and environmentalists have been arguing for decades over proposals for a massive federal flood-control project in the south Mississippi Delta. The fight is continuing into a new presidential administration.
Small groups of right-wing protesters -- some of them carrying rifles -- gathered outside heavily fortified statehouses around the country Sunday, outnumbered by National Guard troops and police brought in to prevent a repeat of the violence that erupted at the U.S. Capitol.
A Mississippi owner of pharmacies and pharmacy distributors has been sentenced to 18 years in prison and ordered to repay the government nearly $287.7 million for his part in what prosecutors described as a $510 million health care fraud involving high-priced pain cream.
The Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History will be free to the public on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
The U.S. surgeon general on Thursday urged Black leaders in Mississippi to get COVID-19 vaccinations and to ask others in their communities to do the same.
The president of the Mississippi Lottery Corporation is warning people not to fall victim to scams.
The Mississippi Department of Corrections has announced the deaths of four inmates so far in 2021, and a private prison company has announced the death of one. An autopsy was to be done on each.
Meredith C. Anding Jr., a member of the "Tougaloo Nine," who famously participated in a library "read-in" in segregated Mississippi 60 years ago, has died. He was 79.
Mississippi hoisted a new state flag without the Confederate battle emblem on Monday, just over six months after legislators retired the last state banner in the U.S. that included the divisive rebel symbol.
With the Mississippi legislative session just beginning, officials are starting to reveal their public policy wish lists, including proposals to increase teacher pay and improve the availability of health care services.
A longtime police officer is moving up to become chief in a Mississippi city.
Gov. Tate Reeves said Friday that the coronavirus vaccine rollout is not going fast enough in Mississippi. He said officials are working behind the scenes to "eliminate roadblocks" so more people can get vaccinated quickly.
Mississippi will officially have a new state flag next week, featuring a magnolia and the phrase, "In God We Trust."
Attorneys trying to block a Mississippi medical marijuana program say the state is using a "zombie law" about old congressional districts to defend how an initiative landed on the ballot.
Mississippi high school students will take end-of-course exams and third graders will take mandated reading assessments this spring, state Superintendent of Education Carey Wright told lawmakers Wednesday.
Mississippi is updating its laws to include a new state flag with a magnolia and the phrase "In God We Trust," six months after legislators ditched the last state flag in the U.S. that had the Confederate battle emblem.
Mississippi is a short step from formally adopting a new state flag with a magnolia and the phrase "In God We Trust" to replace a Confederate-themed flag legislators mothballed six months ago.
1. Higgins proposes county take on debt for industrial park projects COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
4. Starkville police getting new body, vehicle cameras in $621K contract STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY
5. Hunt named Partnership director for tourism STARKVILLE & OKTIBBEHA COUNTY