Mississippi Tourism professionals create virtual invitation

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In celebration of the May 3-9, 2020 National Travel & Tourism Week, industry professionals from across the state came “together” to create a video...

Op-Ed: Mississippi Could Become the Nation’s Next Startup Hotspot

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By: Stephen Lusk As a lifelong resident of Mississippi and current college senior, I frequently witness a perplexing situation many of my classmates face: If...

Medicaid tech bills make their way through the Legislature with major changes ahead

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Any day now, lawmakers in each chamber could be taking up their version of the Medicaid Technical Amendments bill on the floor. SB 2799...

Secretary Watson Presents Multimillion-Dollar Tidelands Funds Check to MDMR

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Projects aimed at conserving the natural state of public lands on the Gulf Coast received a multimillion-dollar boost Friday. Secretary of State Michael Watson,...

Malcolm White Retires as Director of Mississippi Arts Commission

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After nearly 15 years of public service to the state of Mississippi, Malcolm White will retire as executive director of the Mississippi Arts Commission...

Agriculture Commissioner Andy Gipson Encourages Public to Submit Comments on Yazoo Area Pump Project

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Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce Andy Gipson is encouraging the public to submit comments of support for the completion of the Yazoo Area Pump...

SALTER: Bush’s long friendship with Montgomery served Mississippi and both men well

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By: Sid Salter George Herbert Walker Bush and Gillespie V. “Sonny” Montgomery were both elected to Congress on Nov. 8, 1966 and both took office...

Federal court orders redistricting of MS Senate District 22 after lawsuit from failed candidate

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Federal District Judge Carlton Reeves issued an order today declaring that the districts lines of State Senate District 22 violate Section 2 of the...

SATLER: Impeachment drama was different for state’s U.S. senators during Watergate

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By: Sid Salter In what has to date been an almost exclusively partisan enterprise, the Democratic U.S. House majority impeached President Donald Trump last month...

SALTER: Will the Great Flood of 2019 supplant the benchmark 1927 flood as the...

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By: Sid Salter In what would be his final studio album, the inimitable Mississippi blues legend B.B. King in 2008 covered the 1927 Bessie Smith...

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