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Analysis: Mississippi has options for new secretary of 2019-10-13 04:00:01Mississippi voters are choosing a new secretary of state this year, and the two candidates are divided over some big proposals for the office. Democra

LAW ELEVATED — Why you need cyber insurance 2019-10-13 03:42:523,813 – that’s the number of reported data breaches tracked through June 30, 2019, putting 2019 on track “to be the worst year on re

Gwen James receives Hall of Fame Award 2019-10-11 16:57:52Hattiesburg REALTOR® Gwen James was inducted into the Mississippi REALTORS® Hall of Fame on October 2nd during their annual convention in Bilo

David Griffith awarded REALTOR® of the Year 2019-10-11 16:56:09Cleveland REALTOR® David Griffith was awarded Mississippi REALTORS® (MAR) REALTOR® of the Year on October 2nd during their annual conventi

Manufacturer to add 25 jobs as part 2019-10-11 13:45:55  MBJ staff Saf-T-Cart, manufacturer of steel carts and storage products for commercial and industrial applications, is expanding in Clarksdale.

The Focus Group announces headquarters relocation, launches media 2019-10-11 11:46:09The Focus Group full-service strategic marketing, advertising and PR firm is celebrating 10 years in business with a move to downtown Biloxi, a new or

MCBL&F presents 2019 Outstanding Madison County Young Professional 2019-10-11 11:44:42The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) presented the 2019 Outstanding Young Professional Award to BancorpSouth’s Madis

Hu Meena receives 2019 Visionary Leadership Award 2019-10-11 11:42:47The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) and the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) presented the 2019 Visi

Hattiesburg Clinic welcomes two urologists, including clinic’s first 2019-10-11 11:41:28Hattiesburg Clinic Urology has added two urologists to its care team, including the clinic’s first female urologist. Kaitlen Sicard Schexnayder,

MMC Materials, Inc. presented 2019 Vision Award 2019-10-11 11:39:28The Madison County Business League & Foundation (MCBL&F) and the Madison County Economic Development Authority (MCEDA) presented the 2019 Visi

Rural groceries fill need, face struggles 2019-10-11 09:41:30By DANNY McARTHUR / Daily Journal After Shannon Mississippi’s only grocery store closed in early September, local resident Jennifer Watts felt t

GOP runoff cuts Reeves’ cash, but Democrat Hood 2019-10-11 09:37:02A contested Republican primary and runoff dented the cash cushion of Tate Reeves, but the lieutenant governor still has more money than Democratic Att

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Science shows spanking can negatively affect children's behavior New! 2020-02-19 13:53:00Corporal punishment at a young age can cause major problems down the road.

13 wolf-like dog breeds that make great family New! 2019-10-14 10:26:00If you're in the market for your very own dire wolf, look no further than these fluffy breeds.

'I felt like I was going to die': New! 2019-10-14 10:12:00Annalena Halac was getting ready for school Friday morning when a masked intruder lunged at her from the closet.

Fake video of President Trump shooting critics, media New! 2019-10-14 10:10:00The "unauthorized video" was shown last week "in a side room" at an American Priority conference at Trump's Doral Miami resort, the event's orga

Ole Miss student wears blackface, prompts warning New! 2019-10-14 10:10:00Ole Miss student turns self in after posting blackface photo on social media

Governor Debate set for Monday New! 2019-10-14 09:45:00Mississippi's Republican lieutenant governor and Democratic attorney general are set for a debate Monday in Columbus.

Body recovered from deadly Hard Rock Hotel construction New! 2019-10-14 09:08:00Authorities said 112 people were working inside the building when the 18-story structure began to crumble.

Elizabeth Warren escalates Facebook ad battle, accuses company New! 2019-10-14 09:06:00Warren, a leading Democratic 2020 candidate, has taken aim at the social media giant over its role in spreading disinformation against her and other c

JSU celebrates homecoming with parade New! 2019-10-14 09:01:00Jackson State University fans show up in the cool temperatures for the homecoming parade.

Monday Weather Webcast New! 2019-10-14 08:59:0016 WAPT meteorologist Kara James has the forecast for Jackson and Central Mississippi.

Mississippi hometown to honor late Temptations singer New! 2019-10-14 08:46:00One Mississippi city promises there will be sunshine on Oct. 26, even if it's a cloudy day.

Jackson police investigating fatal shooting on Handy Avenue New! 2019-10-14 08:35:00Jackson police said one man is dead after being shot Sunday morning.

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DOSSIER: Incoming DA Faces Accusations, NBC's Tentacles in 2019-10-11 19:06:21 This morning brought jarring news to Jackson and Hinds County about our incoming district attorney who many believe can reform a badly broken crimin

Reeves and Hood Clash on Teacher Pay, Roads, 2019-10-11 15:17:26HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's Republican lieutenant governor and Democratic attorney general debated teacher pay raise plans, road re

Hinds Supervisors Withhold $50,000 from Jackson Zoo Due 2019-10-11 13:30:00The Hinds County Board of Supervisors voted this week to reject a claim to give a $50,000 grant to the City of Jackson to support the Jackson Zoo. The

OPINION: Give Public Education the Ballot this November, 2019-10-10 17:41:43"Give us the ballot, and we will no longer have to worry the federal government about our basic rights." —Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. After Ma

Water-Sewer Lawsuit Against City Has New Attorney, Carlos 2019-10-10 14:09:38Earlier this week, attorney Carlos Moore of the Cochran Firm stepped in to represent Jackson residents who are suing both Siemens Inc. and the City of

US Judge to Hear Challenge of Mississippi Election 2019-10-10 12:12:00JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge will hear arguments Friday in a lawsuit that challenges Mississippi's unique, multistep process of electi

JSU Homecoming, MSU Digital Media Center and USM 2019-10-10 11:42:34Jackson State University will host its homecoming parade in downtown Jackson on Saturday, Oct. 12, beginning at 8 a.m. NFL Hall of Famer Robert "Dr.

Hood: Deal Should Bring Mississippi Better Internet Service 2019-10-10 11:28:30JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says the state will settle its part of a lawsuit that opposed the merger of cellphon

Reeves Says Education Agenda Includes Teacher Pay Raises 2019-10-10 11:14:30JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Republican Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves released his education proposals Wednesday, saying he has a four-year plan to increase Mis

LGBT Workers Ruling in High Court Could Renew 2019-10-09 13:26:31LGBT Mississippians could have more to lose or gain than most as the U.S. Supreme Court weighs in on whether or not employers have the right to fire p

Ole Miss Faculty Seek Info from Trustees on 2019-10-09 12:22:27OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — University of Mississippi professors want trustees to explain how they ended up selecting Glenn Boyce as the university's

Mississippi City Rejects Mental Health Facility Despite Need 2019-10-09 12:09:49NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — Officials in southwest Mississippi are denying a rezoning request for a mental health facility, despite complaints that th

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Key witness in Amber Guyger’s murder trial shot 2019-10-09 20:33:43By Frederick H. Lowe, TriceEdneyWire.com, Botham Jean’s neighbor who testified courageously and tearfully as a prosecution witness in the murder

What Matters 2020 – Issues that impact minority 2019-10-09 20:32:42By Jeffrey L. Boney, NNPA Newswire Contributor, Every vote counts and elections have consequences! The 2020 presidential elections will definitely hav

Willie Simmons receives high praise and endorsements for 2019-10-09 20:31:43By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, A press conference was held October 7 on the steps of the Hinds County Courthouse on behalf of Senator Willie Simmons, c

Dallas cop gets only 10 years in prison 2019-10-02 22:02:41By Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press, A white Dallas police officer was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for killing her black neighbor in his

Bobbie McClure Graves seeks re-election for Election Commissioner 2019-10-02 22:01:39By Othor Cain, Editor, Some say the third time is the charm. This could very well hold true for Bobbie Graves. Graves, who is seeking reelection to he

Dr. Jerry Young affirmed for second term as 2019-10-02 22:00:47The Mississippi Link Newswire, Dr. Jerry Young became the first unopposed, seated president of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc., (NBC, USA,

For 29 years, the 100 Black Men of 2019-09-25 23:26:05By Othor Cain, Editor, More than 600 people showed up at the Jackson Convention Complex in downtown Jackson  September 21 for the annual Scholars

1986 Callaway graduate named director of Mental Health 2019-09-25 23:24:36By Jackie Hampton, Publisher, Dr. Tiffiny Hughes-Troutman was named director of the Center of Assessment, Referral and Education (CARE) at Georgia Tec

Bunch’s African-American museum dream fulfilled 2019-09-25 23:23:54By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, Dr. Lonnie Bunch III, the 14th secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, sat down for an exclusive int

Black Press of America awards courageous leaders 2019-09-18 23:35:41By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, With a lively and capacity crowd inside the Renaissance DC Downtown Hotel in Washington, D.C. Sept. 12

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