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One ounce of marijuana sends Mississippi man to prison for life because of his past crimes

The Mississippi Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a life sentence for a man convicted of a marijuana ...

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New coronavirus cases dip slightly in Mississippi, except in county with immigrant detainee facility

New COVID-19 coronavirus case averages in Mississippi dropped slightly Wednesday with the latest data released from the state. ...

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Crack found in interstate bridge. Drivers across region should be prepared for repairs to take months. officials say.

Repairs to the Interstate 40 bridge linking Arkansas and Tennessee could take months after a crack was found ...

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Report: Hurricane that hit Gulf Coast was Category 3, not 2

Hurricane Zeta, which swept through southeast Louisiana at the tail end of the 2020 hurricane season, has been ...

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Mississippi lumber company adding 43 jobs with $12 million sawmill expansion

A lumber company in north Mississippi is expanding its operations by adding a sawmill. Hankins Lumber is investing ...

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Mississippi racial reconciliation group honors 1893 Lafayette County lynching victim

A group of around 40 people gathered in a small Mississippi community over the weekend to honor the ...

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Panic buying leaves more than 1,000 gas stations in southeast short of fuel

More than 1,000 gas stations in the Southeast reported running out of fuel, primarily because of what analysts ...

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This place likely has more COVID-19 infections than any other place in Mississippi

A COVID-19 outbreak at a private Mississippi prison housing federal immigrant detainees has worsened this month, making the ...

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Groups seek Gulf speed limit to safeguard endangered whales

A speed limit for ships in part of the Gulf of Mexico south of the Florida Panhandle is ...

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Mississippi chicken plant contractor admits to harboring illegal immigrant workers

A Mississippi woman has pleaded guilty to harboring a person in the country illegally for financial gain, federal ...

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