The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Starkville’s board of aldermen will host a Nov. 7 public hearing on a proposed exemption to its recently-amended smoking ordinance that would allow smoking in standalone vape and smoking stores.
Starkville’s ban on using e-cigarettes in public places is now official, but the matter might not be over for stores that say the ban could hurt their business.
As Starkville aldermen consider an amendment to the city’s non-smoking ordinance to include electronic cigarettes and similar products, at least one business owner is worried the change might force him to shut his doors.
While one Golden Triangle city mulls a short-term billboard ban, another has had one in place for more than a decade.
The deadline has passed for Mississippi to appeal a federal ruling against a state ban on adoption by same-sex couples.
Some college students are telling a Mississippi Gulf Coast television station that a ban on alcohol at a popular Alabama beach destination will bring more spring breakers to Mississippi.
When Shilica Rice wants to smoke, she steps outside her apartment and lights up.
The Senate Banking Committee endorsed a bill Thursday to lift the four-decade-old ban on crude oil exports, the latest sign of congressional support for legislation that President Barack Obama opposes.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter has ordered a six-month study aimed at formally ending one of the last gender- or sexuality-based barriers to military service, saying the Pentagon’s current regulations banning transgender individuals from serving in the military need to be examined.