8 hrs ago
Mississippi Business Journal
Giles Ward will not seek reelection to Senate
State Sen. Giles Ward, a Republican from Louisville, has announced he will not seek a third term in state Senate.
13 hrs ago
Mississippi's Senate Candidates to Appear Together
For a half-hour or so, Republican Sen. Thad Cochran will be in the same place and talk to the same crowd as Democratic rival Travis Childers.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Neshoba County Fair: Meridian Day
Perched on the porch of their cabin, the Yates family was able to enjoy the Meridian Day festivities, which they say just as the fair, have grown tremendously over the years.
Neshoba County Fair Prepares for Possible Tea Party Hecklers
The atmosphere here at the Neshoba County Fair today has been peaceful and serene.
Weather takes most of the heat at Neshoba County Fair
At a place widely known for steamy weather and fiery political speeches, most everyone had some accomplishment to extol but all they really wanted to take credit for was the weather.
Governor touts workers, state's growth potential
Governor Phil Bryant was among honorary members Tuesday afternoon to congratulate Southwire and it's employees on being named the 2014 Industry of the Year by the Golden Triangle Development LINK.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Meridian Day at NCF Set for Wednesday
Organizers are preparing for Meridian Day at the Neshoba County Fair Wednesday. A Meridian delegation participates every year in Mississippi's Giant House Party.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Meridian's Bonnie Blue Dulaney crowned Miss Hospitality
A Senior Mississippi State University biochemistry major from Meridian has been crowned Mississippi's Miss Hospitality for 2014.
Mississippi Business Journal
Fair cabins becoming more valuable, sources say
In an urban location, the houses would be candidates for condemnation. Typically they may be no more than 16 feet wide and no more than 1,000 square feet in area, and all are at least two stories high.
Combating Heat Related Illnesses
Summer brings about many activities that draw people to the outdoors. After all, the cooler months of the year force many to stay inside.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Mississippi's Giant House Party Kicks off in Neshoba County
Traditions run deep in Neshoba County and none could be more firmly rooted than the Neshoba County Fair - an annual event that traces its heritage back to the late 1880s, when agriculture was the predominant driver force for the area.
Neshoba County Fair starts Friday
Mississippi's Giant House Party features a week of musical entertainment, harness and running horse races, a midway, political speaking and many other attractions.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
The Mississippi Press
Senate primary hangover should cast long shadow over Neshoba speeches
The 2014 Neshoba County Fair political speaking lineup presents an interesting opportunity for voters to measure the length of the political shadow of the state's interminable Republican Senate primary.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
A Brutal Loss, an Enduring Conviction
Forty-four days later, federal agents searching an earthen dam confirmed what many had already suspected: James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner had been murdered, and in time the Klan would be found responsible.
DYW Contestants Volunteer
The thirty-five teenagers from across the state served meals at LOVE's Kitchen. It's one of several activities the girls participate in throughout the week in advance of the competition this weekend.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Mississippi's biggest construction company is celebrating their 50th anniversary this year.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Analysis: Neshoba Fair could shape Senate race
One of the state's largest political gatherings, the Neshoba County Fair, could help shift the focus to a Democrat-versus-Republican narrative heading toward the Nov 4 general election.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Books help children understand the struggle for freedom
Summer typically is a time of fun and freedom, but for the people of Mississippi, in 1964, summer was a time of turmoil.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Religion News Service
COMMENTARY: Freedom Summer volunteers inspired by more than just idealism
On June 2, 1964, while hundreds of Freedom Summer volunteers were still finishing their training in Oxford, Ohio, three civil rights workers went missing in Neshoba County, Miss.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Choctaw Indian Fair underway
PAGEANT. 16 WAPT'S MIKE PERCHICK MADE THE TRIP TO NESHOBA COUNTY FOR THE FESTIVITIES.