Mississippi just ditched its Confederate-themed state flag. Later this year, the state's voters will decide whether to dump a statewide election process that dates to the Jim Crow era.
Mississippi is seeing a steady increase of patients hospitalized with confirmed or suspected cases of the new coronavirus.
The state of Mississippi is officially ending Prohibition, almost 90 years after alcohol was legalized in the United States.
Mississippi government is on track to spend less during the new budget year than it did during the one that just ended, as questions remain about the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol has a new leader.
A Democratic member of the Mississippi House has stepped down and will become the new state director of the American Civil Liberties Union.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said Wednesday the state is pausing its efforts to reopen the economy after a recent surge in new reported coronavirus cases.
Mississippi's top tax collector is retiring after four years in that job, and Republican Gov. Tate Reeves will nominate someone to succeed him.
Mississippi officials held a ceremony Wednesday to retire the former state flag and send it to a history museum, a day after Republican Gov. Tate Reeves signed a law stripping official status from the last state banner in the U.S. that included the Confederate battle emblem.
The Mississippi Legislature has passed a bill that could grant thousands of incarcerated inmates a chance at parole.
Two criminal justice bills aimed at helping former prisoners re-enter the workforce have stalled in the Mississippi Legislature after lawmakers couldn't come to an agreement.
With a stroke of the governor's pen, Mississippi is retiring the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem -- a symbol that's widely condemned as racist.
Netflix on Tuesday announced a $10 million investment in a Mississippi-based credit union to build economic opportunities in Black communities across the Deep South.
In the Mississippi city where Elvis Presley was born, the mayor announced last week that masks would be required in public buildings and businesses starting Monday because of the COVID-19 pandemic -- and he used the opportunity to debunk an array of rumors.
Mississippi will retire the last state flag in the U.S. with the Confederate battle emblem, more than a century after legislators adopted the design a generation after the South lost the Civil War.
The Mississippi Department of Health announced an additional 550 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus Friday, after record-high numbers reported the day before.
Legislation in the Mississippi House proposes using $50 million of the state's federal coronavirus relief funding to improve broadband access for students in underserved areas during the pandemic.
An appeals court has upheld a ruling that a Mississippi police officer was justified when he fatally shot a Black Louisiana man, who called police after a car crash.
Golden Triangle legislators overwhelmingly supported the resolution passed in the state Capitol Saturday to suspend legislative deadlines and allow for a bill to change the state flag.
University coaches and Christian ministers filled the Mississippi Capitol on Thursday, urging legislators to seize the moment and remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag while Americans are reckoning with difficult discussions about race and history.
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