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1 hr ago | Greenwich Citizen

Beady new CEO at Miss. Food Network

Beady served for 20 years as president of Piney Woods School, one of the country's only historically black boarding schools.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government

5 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times

The Freedom Summer of 1964

At the Freedom Summer anniversary conference in Jackson, Miss., the activists who registered black voters and taught in Freedom Schools under the threat of violence 50 years ago stood up to introduce themselves.


Related Topix: Activism, Jackson, MS, Shaw, MS

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Recording of September 2014: Runaway's Diary

Amy LaVere: Runaway's Diary Archer ARR 319611/2 . 2014. Luther Dickinson, prod.; Kevin Houston, eng., Daniel Lyon, asst.


Related Topix: Johnny Cash, Country

Greenwich Citizen

Trial on Miss. election challenge set for Sept. 15

A trial is set to begin Sept. 15 for a lawsuit that seeks to undo a Republican runoff victory by Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran.


Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Travis Childers, Democrat, Mississippi Government

Mississippi Business Journal

Oxford's FNC getting new headquarters

Mortgage technology firm FNC Inc. is in the middle of the design phase of its new headquarters in Oxford, a complex that will not only give the growing company needed space, but also reflect the city of Oxford's vision for large, campus-like environments.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Oxford, MS, Ridgeland, MS, Lafayette County, MS

Mississippi Business Journal

MEMA warns of hottest temperatures of the year

While Mississippians enjoyed cooler-than-normal temperatures earlier this month, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is warning residents about the current heat wave.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Heat Wave

Big Gigantic Returns to the Road this Fall for the Touch The Sky Tour

The night is still young for BIG GIGANTIC , one of the most celebrated acts in live music right now.


Related Topix: Brooklyn (Atlanta, GA)

Bobby Harrison: Referendum vs. lawsuit battle lines forming

An unusual rift has developed between groups that purport to have in common the support of Mississippi's public education system.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Delta Farm Press

Outlook bright for 2014 Mississippi sweet potato crop

As Mississippi's sweet potato harvest kicks off, acreage is up from last year and demand is strong.


Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables, Agriculture, Science

Pascagoula council proceeds with $15 million bonds for infrastructure

Drainage and road work will get a boost in the Flagship City as the City Council moved forward with taking out $15 million in general obligation bonds for infrastructure.



ACT scores by 2014 Miss. high school grads edge up

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Mississippi Government, Jackson, MS

Mississippi Briefs for August 20.

SNELL FAMILIES VIA THE MISS. GOVERNOR'S OFFICE/ASSOCIATED PRESSGov. Phil Bryant holding his day-old grandson, Henry Stephen Snell, Tuesday in Jackson, Miss.


Related Topix: Jackson, MS, Rankin County, MS, Hinds County, MS


Gay Rights Movement Tackles Cultural Battle In The Deep South

Human Rights Campaign, a national gay rights group, launched a grassroots effort to make the Deep South's culture more accepting of gays and lesbians.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Mississippi Government, Waynesboro, MS

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Around South Mississippi

The Mississippi Department of Enviormental Quality has issued a beach closure because of a sewage overflow at Brady Drive.


Related Topix: Harrison County, MS, Biloxi, MS, Pascagoula, MS

South Mississippi's place in the world of mead

Mississippi doesn't have much in common with Norway. The weather is better and the days are longer and the people are more outgoing.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Honey

SweetWater brewery tapping into Coast market

FEB Distributing will distribute the beers on the Coast, while three other distributors will cover the rest of the state.


Related Topix: Sweetwater (Sweetwater, FL), Headphones, Beer, Drink

Star Tribune

Mississippi sheriff says white man shot 2 weeks after he reported cross burning in his yard

A Mississippi sheriff says a man was beaten and shot two weeks after reporting a cross burning in his yard.



Miss. Wants an En Banc Shot at Abortion Law Appeal

The decision that kept Mississippi's only remaining abortion clinic open, despite a state law requiring the doctors working there to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals , was so unusual that we gave it the double-post treatment.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Abortion, Medicine, US News, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, US Supreme Court

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg


JCJC has become the first junior college in the state to offer the ROTC Magnolia Gold Program.


Biloxi Junior High cheerleaders take top honors at camp

The Biloxi Junior High cheerleaders have taken top awards at the UCA cheer camp at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, winning first place awards in extreme routine, cheer, sideline, and band dance in the large group division.


Related Topix: University of Southern Mississippi


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