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The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports Chancery Judge Talmadge Littlejohn approved Sherman's annexation plan yesterday after the third public hearing.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear arguments from three former University of Southern Mississippi soccer coaches who alleged sexual harassment and sexual discrimination.
Dr. Marty Wiseman, executive director of the John C. Stennis Institute of Government & Community Development at Mississippi State University, will retire Dec. 31. A native Mississippian, he received his Ph.D. from Mississippi State University and has been at MSU since 1986.
A national research group said Monday that 28 percent of Mississippi roads are in poor or mediocre condition and 22 percent of bridges in the state need to be repaired, improved or replaced.
Oyster reefs in Pass Christian and Henderson Point re-opened at sunrise Monday, according to the Department of Marine Resources.
Nearly 650 Farm Bureau members, representing the state's 82 county Farm Bureaus, took part in the three-day meeting where, in addition to the election of officers and directors, the delegates adopted policy to guide the organization's efforts during 2014.
If you plan to vote next year in Mississippi and don't have a proper photo ID, don't wait to get one.
Warren County Coroner Doug Huskey tells The Vicksburg Post that 27-year-old Michael Robinson was taken to River Region Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead in the hospital emergency room by doctors about 12:41 a.m. Sunday.
Before Club for Growth and others engage in revisionist history over the question of congressional earmarks in Mississippi's 2014 U.S. Senate campaign, let's reflect on the record.
First Lady Deborah Bryant has chosen a 12-foot Leyland cypress donated by the Lazy Acres farm in Chunky for this year's Christmas tree at the Governor's Mansion.
The Mississippi Rebels are headed to the Music City Bowl for the first time since 2000 and will play Georgia Tech on Dec. 30. This will be the Rebels' second time in this bowl and second game in Nashville this year.
Bruce Mayor Rudy Pope says he and the board of aldermen moved to outlaw most smoking in town for a number of reasons.
Ron Stewart, spokesman for Electric Power Associations of Mississippi, says about 7,000 association customers were without power, mainly in DeSoto and Marshall counties.
Allain died Dec. 2 at age 85. Even as he reached the height of state politics in the 1980s, friends and associates say the Democrat never got caught up in any pretentious trappings of office.
Louisiana State Police say in news release that the crash killed 47-year-old Frankie L. Glaskox of Lucedale, Miss.
Recently, Hughes was founder and president of P3 Elevations LLC, an economic development and strategic consulting firm.