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Hattiesburg woman arrested after police chase
A Hattiesburg woman was arrested today following a high speed chase involving four law enforcement agencies, WDAM reported.
Miss. lawmakers feel pressure over religion bill
Lawmakers in conservative Mississippi find themselves in a tug-of-war over a religious-practices bill that some say is uncomfortably similar to one recently vetoed by Arizona's Republican governor.
Polymers leader named at USM
The naming of Jeff Wiggins as the new director of the University of Southern Mississippi's School of Polymers and High Performance Materials carries symbolic significance, according to university officials.
USM names Wiggins School of Polymers director
Buoyed by a record of excellence in research and leadership at The University of Southern Mississippi, Associate Professor Jeffrey Wiggins has been named the new director of the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials.
Nunnelee lone incumbent without primary
Saturday was congressional candidates' qualifying deadline in the state. Primaries are June 3, and the general election is Nov. 4. Longtime Sen. Thad Cochran of Oxford is challenged in the Republican primary by two-term state Sen. Chris McDaniel of Ellisville and Thomas Carey of Hernando.
Jones Co. woman sentenced for exploitation of vulnerable person
Jones County resident Lena Mae McGuire, 51, of Ellisville, pleaded guilty today to two counts of exploitation of a vulnerable person.
Wedding: Kimberley Ferguson-Fairchild & Harlon Upshaw
A wedding for family and friends followed on November 17, 2013, at The Louisiana Castle in Franklinton, LA.
Slim Smith: The book on Aunt Tatie
During our semi-regular phone conversations, my brother, Fred, always starts the conversation with the same question: "What is your book going to be about?" This week, though, as Fred waited on the arrival of advance copies of his own first book, a scholarly examination of Mississippi's brief experience in the 1930s with what could generally be ... (more)
Senate candidates take to campaign trail
NOW TO OUR COMMITMENT 20-14 COVERAGE.... A WAR-OF-WORDS IN THE U-S SENATE-RACE. SIX-TERM-INCUMBENT THAD COCHRAN WAS IN THE METRO, FIRING- BACK AT CLAIMS FROM OPPONENT- CHRIS MCDANIEL---THAT THE SENIOR-SENATOR IS OUT-OF-TOUCH WITH VOTERS.
Camp Shelby exhibit honors long-time pilot
Shortly after the death of her husband in a 2012 plane crash, Carol Williams found herself the curator of a memorabilia hoard marking his 26-year career in the Mississippi Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve.