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Analysis: Quirky or serious, legal opinions guide officials New! 2020-09-21 10:10:48Can a Mississippi school district give financial rewards to students who do well on college entrance exams? Can a city government remove a dilapidated

PHIL HARDWICK — How to become a house New! 2020-09-21 10:04:18Thanks to websites like realtor.com, zillow.com, and that of the local tax authority it’s becoming easier than ever to learn quite a bit about y

Group OKs $15M for Mississippi coast restoration projects New! 2020-09-21 10:00:43A Mississippi group has approved four projects to restore coastal areas damaged by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Gov. Ta

BILL CRAWFORD — Broken promises, record deficits, and 2020-09-20 09:00:05Well, if COVID-19 hadn’t come along the “greatest economy ever” would be well on its way to keeping President Donald Trump’s p

Mississippi absentee ballot rules challenged amid pandemic 2020-09-18 10:58:06Voting rights groups filed papers Thursday asking a federal judge to temporarily lift some limitations in Mississippi’s absentee voting process.

AT&T will provide records after a government subpoena 2020-09-18 10:56:05Major telecommunications conglomerate AT&T has agreed to provide the state of Mississippi records detailing how it used the almost $284 million it

Forman Watkins welcomes new associate to Jackson office 2020-09-18 10:52:39Forman Watkins & Krutz LLP has announced the addition of Molly McNair to its Jackson office. McNair enjoys being a lawyer because it is a job that

Hancock Whitney names Schloegel as Hattiesburg market president 2020-09-18 09:59:19Hancock Whitney has named Michael Schloegel, one of South Mississippi’s most accomplished young bankers, as Hattiesburg Market President. Hancoc

‘Sigh of relief’: Sally spares a Mississippi gator 2020-09-17 10:14:35As rain and wind from Sally started reaching the Gulf Coast, the manager of a Mississippi alligator ranch was just hoping he wouldn’t have to de

JACK WEATHERLY — Wells’ memoir offers best of two 2020-09-17 09:57:33Memoirs come in two categories. One is by famous people, whatever that means. The other is by others who are not so famous, if at all. The former has

Mills, Amond launch law firm in Jackson 2020-09-16 10:52:28New Orleans law firm Fishman Haygood LLP, together with Alysson Mills and Kristen Amond, recently announced the formation of Mills & Amond LLP in

Mississippi county’s top prosecutor resigns 2020-09-16 10:28:23A county in the Mississippi Delta is now without a top prosecutor. Warren County Prosecuting Attorney Ken Harper resigned Monday in a letter to the co

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Read the full articles of impeachment document here New! 2020-12-10 08:24:00Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee revealed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Tuesday, setting in motion a historic c

This is why you should never plug space New! 2020-11-21 10:24:00Everyone needs to be aware of this huge risk.

Recall alert: Thyroid medication recalled after four people New! 2020-09-21 12:03:00The recalled medication may cause adverse reactions to those taking it.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg to lie in repose at New! 2020-09-21 11:46:00Memorial plans for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg were announced by the court Monday.

Youth critically wounded in Jackson shooting New! 2020-09-21 11:43:00Jackson police are investigating a shooting that critically injured a "juvenile male."

COVID-19 map of Mississippi: Latest coronavirus cases by New! 2020-09-21 11:31:00As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States continues to climb, we’re tracking the number of cases here in Mississippi.

Hall of Famer Deion Sanders named JSU head New! 2020-09-21 11:20:00Deion Sanders lands his first college head coach job at Jackson State.

'We're going to win,' JSU head football coach New! 2020-09-21 11:17:00Deion Sanders speaks for the first time as the head football coach of the Jackson State University Tigers.

Tropical Storm Beta forecast to make landfall Monday New! 2020-09-21 11:09:00Tropical storm conditions were beginning Monday in parts of Texas and Louisiana as Tropical Storm Beta slowly churns toward landfall.

192 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths reported New! 2020-09-21 10:55:00As people are getting tested, the number of positive cases of the coronavirus is increasing.

Regina King and Uzo Aduba wear shirts honoring New! 2020-09-21 10:44:00The actresses join a list of celebrities and athletes who have continued to bring attention to Breonna Taylor's case.

Ellen DeGeneres addresses workplace controversy in premiere monologue: New! 2020-09-21 10:41:00"I learned that things happened here that never should have happened," the host admitted after three longtime producers were fired from the show.

Northeast Mississippi Daily

Managing roster, scholarships and recruits, Montana State dealing New! 2020-09-21 21:18:00Having talked to high schoolers around the country, Jeff Choate hopes those in Montana realize how fortunate they are.

COVID-19 Recovery Analysis: Weight Loss Supplement Market | New! 2020-09-21 21:01:16LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 21, 2020--

Petrobras Announces Final Results Of Its Cash Tender New! 2020-09-21 20:51:00RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras ("Petrobras") (NYSE: PBR) today announced the final

LEADING OFF: Indians' Bieber, Yankees' Cole take the New! 2020-09-21 20:33:29A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday:

COVID-19 Recovery Analysis: Tugboats Market | Construction And New! 2020-09-21 20:30:36LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 21, 2020--

Benson Hill Builds a Home for the Future New! 2020-09-21 20:23:00ST. LOUIS, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Benson Hill, one of the fastest-growing food tech companies in the country, placed St. Louis, MO at the fore

COVID-19 Recovery Analysis: Talent Management Software Market|The Benefits New! 2020-09-21 20:00:54LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 21, 2020--

Despite strong offensive start, Packers know drops have New! 2020-09-21 20:00:00According to ESPN Stats & Information, the Packers were charged with four drops: one each by tight end Jace Sternberger, running back Aaron Jones

Sun Princess and Sea Princess to Leave Princess New! 2020-09-21 20:00:00SANTA CLARITA, Calif., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the world's leading international premium cruise line, Princess Cruises, announced the s

Gen.G and PUMA Launch League of Legends 2020 New! 2020-09-21 20:00:00LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global sports company PUMA and global esports organization Gen.G unveiled its new limited-edition jerseys

When Big Ten football does return ... 10 New! 2020-09-21 20:00:00These 10 Huskers are likely to have the Husker faithful buzzing when they throw on the pads again.

Arenado goes on injured list with sore left New! 2020-09-21 19:49:10The Colorado Rockies will chase after a flickering playoff spot without All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado, who was placed on the injured list with

Jackson Free Press stories:

$6M to Mississippi Groups to Respond to Domestic 2020-09-18 11:13:59JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi organizations will split more than $6 million from the federal government to respond to domestic violence, U.S

Group OKs $15M for Mississippi Coast Restoration Projects 2020-09-18 10:49:28JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi group has approved four projects to restore coastal areas damaged by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in

Mississippi Absentee Ballot Rules Challenged Amid Pandemic 2020-09-18 10:47:54JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Voting rights groups filed papers Thursday asking a federal judge to temporarily lift some limitations in Mississippi&rsqu

City Earmarks $2.6 million for Belhaven Flooding, Calls 2020-09-17 14:00:04Flooding woes for the people of the Belhaven community may soon be over. On Tuesday, the Jackson City council approved a $2.6-million contract award t

Grrrl Justice at JSU, Virtual Learning at USM 2020-09-17 13:39:10The Margaret Walker Center at Jackson State University and JSU’s student organization Gathering Information Related to Ladies are partnering to

Mississippi Auditor Targets Professor Over 'Scholar Strike' 2020-09-17 11:19:25JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Critics say the Mississippi auditor is wasting time and threatening academic freedom by investigating a tenured professor

Senators Seek Highest Civilian Honor for Till and 2020-09-17 11:15:13WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress should give the nation’s highest civilian honor posthumously to Emmett Till and his mother, Mamie Till-Mobley,

Policing Mental Illness: The Death of Mario Clark 2020-09-15 19:05:03Mario Clark's mother, Sheila Ragland, regrets calling 911 on Valentine's Day, 2019. She wanted Jackson Police Department officers to transport her s

OPINION: We Must Vote Like Our Lives Depend 2020-09-15 17:31:13 Elections have consequences. I believe the American public is more aware of this fact now than we've been since perhaps the start of the Union. We

Creating Wealth While Black 2020-09-15 17:21:20It was a rude shock when Shante Crockett moved to west Jackson with her family in 2014. The infrastructure of the area is crumbling with many abandone

Fall Update COVID-19: What We Know Now 2020-09-15 17:05:01After months of COVID-19 growth, Mississippi is in the middle of a stable decline in viral spread, lessening the stress placed on the health-care syst

AT&T Faces Subpoena Over $283 Million In Federal 2020-09-15 14:03:37Telecommunications giant AT&T is facing a subpoena for information about more than $283 million in federal funds it received over the last decade