Mississippi lawmakers are poised to take final votes Wednesday on creating a medical marijuana program for people with serious medical conditions, negotiators said Tuesday.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Monday signed a bill that redraws the boundaries of the state’s four congressional districts to account for changes in population.
The Environmental Protection Agency is taking a series of enforcement actions to address air pollution, unsafe drinking water and other problems afflicting minority communities in three Gulf Coast states, following a “Journey to Justice” tour by Administrator Michael Regan last fall.
The body of a man reported missing last week in north Mississippi has been found.
The Mississippi Senate almost unanimously approved spending $177.3 million of federal American Rescue Plan Act money Monday with the only questions and votes of “present” coming from Democratic lawmakers who wanted more specificity about the spending.
Parts of Mississippi’s capital city have had little or no water pressure in recent days because of broken pipes and problems at a water treatment plant.
University of Southern Mississippi President Rodney Bennett has announced he is stepping down at the end of his contract, which expires in 2023.
When Tennessee photographer Jay Farrell sees an abandoned building, he sees opportunities to learn about who lived or worked there and how a community has changed.
A coastal Mississippi city is searching for local artists to reimagine its Hurricane Katrina high water markers.
Black lawmakers walked out in protest Friday and withheld their votes as the Mississippi Senate passed a bill that would ban schools from teaching critical race theory.
The Mississippi Senate voted Friday to increase teachers’ pay, days after the House approved a separate proposal.
More jobs are coming to north Mississippi where Walmart has plans to build a new fulfillment center.
A Mississippi Senate committee on Thursday advanced a bill that would ban schools from teaching critical race theory, even though the state superintendent of education has said the theory is not being taught in schools and legislators have offered no evidence to show it is.
Mississippi employers would be required to pay women and men the same amount of money for the same work, under a bill that passed the state House on Thursday.
Mississippi schools are allowed to use a combination of in-person and online classes to try to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Mississippi is moving closer to joining most other states in allowing people to use marijuana to relieve medical conditions.
Friends and family of a Mississippi man found dead in a marsh nearly a week after police chased him there want to know how he died and why officers did not locate his body earlier.
A book written by an associate professor at Mississippi College has earned a top honor from the Mississippi Historical Society.
A Mississippi middle school has canceled a program designed to educate students about body image after parents became angry over a form that offered students shapewear.
When Jackson native Warn Wilson Jr. decided to make a trivia game, he knew he wanted to include questions about his hometown and test the knowledge of residents and people with ties to the city.