A lot is on the line for Oktibbeha County — almost $20 million worth of appropriations, to be exact — as state lawmakers gear up for battles over upcoming appropriations.
Volunteer Mississippi and Mississippi University for Women will hold a public information session from 9 to 11:30 a.m Monday in Room 120 of the Education Building on MUW’s campus.
The Columbus City Council neither discussed or acted on Mayor Robert Smith’s street paving proposal during the council’s regular meeting Tuesday.
The Mississippi Attorney General’s Office sent a letter to vice mayor Roy A. Perkins on Friday saying it would not provide further comment on a school money issue after aldermen approved the framework for a legal funds transfer in its last regular meeting.
A change in investment strategy with its hospital sale fund has resulted in big gains for Lowndes County.
The gain on Lowndes County’s $30 million hospital fund investment continues to grow.
Mississippi is one of only four states receiving additional funds from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for dredging and flood control along its major tributaries, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran.
A disabled woman sat in the dark of her Southside home last week.
Cold, alone and with only threadbare clothing to protect her from the cold, she had nowhere to turn. Her lights, water and gas had been turned off when she unable to pay the bill.
With no family to aid her she made a desperate phone call. And luckily for that woman, Glenda Buckhalter was on the other end of the line.
The Democratic mayor of a town severely flooded by Superstorm Sandy has ratcheted up her allegation that Republican Gov. Chris Christie’s administration tied recovery funds to her support for a prime real estate project and said that she turned over documents to a federal prosecutor investigating his staff.
DES MOINES, Iowa — The biggest Republican-leaning money machines are spending dramatically less this year to help the party ahead of the 2014 Senate elections,