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NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Natchez Police Chief Walter Armstrong has delivered on his promise to outfit the department’s officers with body cam…
10.07 / 17:39
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Environmental officials are releasing 40 million gallons (150 million liters) of partially treated wastewater in M…
10.07 / 17:39
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TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi city is considering financial support for a small-scale public transit project. The Northeast M…
10.07 / 14:03
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LAUREL, Miss. (AP) — Two Mississippi men are accused of conspiring to defraud customers and financial institutions in what is being called o…
10.07 / 00:47
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Crusin' The Coast has been a major success down in Gulfport for the last 21 years. Last year alone, it generated over 26 million dollars in…
10.07 / 00:47
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Lacy says that certain events like High School Homecomings might have to cancel their plans for the weekend due to the storm. The car show,…
10.07 / 00:47
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi will take the landshark as the school’s new on-field mascot, upending the short reign of&…
10.07 / 00:47
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In preparation of Nate, several shelters are scheduled to…
10.07 / 00:31
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The Mississippi Forestry Commission needs your help to track one of the State’s top ten invasive s…
10.07 / 00:31
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JRA drops developer EDT after it insisted on $60 million public contribution By TED CARTER    Engineering Design Technologies is out as the preferred developer for a downtown Jackson convention center hotel.    A year and a half after selecting the Washington, D.C.-based development group, the Jackson Redevelopment Authority voted unanimously Sept. 27 to stop further ... The post Jackson convention center hotel proposal kaput appeared first on Mississippi Business Jour…
10.06 / 22:14
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MDOT prepares for Nate JACKSON, MISS. – As Tropical Storm Nate moves into the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is preparing for the storm to make landfall as a hurricane along Mississippi’s coastal counties. The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued hurricane and storm surge warnings for the Mississippi Gulf Coast. NHC forecasts Nate to make landfall as a Category 1 storm (winds near 80 mph) late Saturday night into early Sunday morning. “What many pe…
10.06 / 21:41
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HARRISON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — Harrison County Emergency Management Director, Rupert Lacy, expects Nate to directly hit the Mississippi G…
10.06 / 21:01
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 Gov. Phil Bryant has issued a State of Emergency and an Executive Order authorizing the use of the Mississippi National Guard as Tropical …
10.06 / 20:13
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Cruisin' The Coast event organizers are condensing the weekend schedule due to weather conditions concerning Tropical Storm…
10.06 / 20:13
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A hurricane warning has been issued for a stretch of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Grand Isle, Louisiana, to the Alabama-Florida…
10.06 / 20:13
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Renowned Presiding Bishop Charles E. Blake Sr. hails founder as a ‘Champion of Justice, of Righteousness’ By Gail M. Brown, Contributing Writer, LEXINGTON, Miss. – While remnants of Hurricane Irma showered down on Lexington, Miss., Tuesday, nearly 300 worshippers, adorning umbrellas, filed into St. Paul Church of God in Christ (COGIC), the “Mother Church” in […]…
10.06 / 19:49
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BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Oyster season is over in part of the Mississippi Sound, only four days after it began. The Mississippi Department of M…
10.06 / 17:00
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COLUMBUS, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi community has authorized the negotiation for the last piece of privately-held land on the block o…
10.06 / 17:00
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi-born civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer is being commemorated on what would have been her 100th b…
10.06 / 17:00
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Tropical Storm Nate roared toward Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula Friday after drenching Central America in rain that was blamed for at least 22 deaths, and forecasters said it could reach the U.S. Gulf Coast as a hurricane over the weekend. Louisiana officials declared a state of emergency and ordered some people to evacuate coastal areas and ... The post Nate expected to hammer Mississippi Sunday morning appeared first on Mississippi Business…
10.06 / 15:19
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