The Public Employees Retirement System or PERS met to discuss a regulation that forces state retirees to give up their pensions if they serve in the Legislature.The board voted to get a new rule drafted.
Well-known politician Stacey Abrams will deliver the Democrat's rebuttal to President Trump's State of the Union. Abrams got her start in Gulfport and one of her former teachers is now using that success to motivate other children.
Virtual reality exercises, physical fitness challenges, and a dynamic selfie booth are just some of what the United States Navy’s Forged by the Sea informational tour brought to Gautier High School Monday.
The students took a walking tour of Florence Gardens and saw how developers preserved the area’s wetlands and used native plants to filter the runoff water making Fritz Creek and Florence Lake cleaner.
Harrison County Supervisors and Biloxi City Council members were given credit for helping to move the little library from a 900-square-foot trailer into a building nearly double the size of 1,500 square feet.
There are two bills filed, one in each chamber. Both would expand the qualifications for education scholarship accounts. Those are available now but just for special needs students. If this year's bills pass, students without special needs could qualify.
For the fifth year in a row, the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation has offered Mississippi schools the opportunity to win up to $50,000 in grant funding through the Healthy School Awards.
Thirty-one schools along the Gulf Coast are better prepared to teach their students Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills thanks to the generosity of Mississippi’s largest private employer.
For the past four months, Ocean Springs High School senior Kaylee Foster has been living a dream. That dream continues Thursday with yet another honor being bestowed upon her, this time from the capital city of Jackson.
Lawmakers are filing several bills that are aimed at scrapping the state's end-of-course exams. Monday, it wasn't the legislators but the teachers, students, and parents that are giving the issue a voice.
For many people, the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday is an opportunity to serve their communities. Some Singing River Electric employees got a jump start on their community outreach last week at several South Mississippi schools.
Nineteen teachers from across South Mississippi are getting help with their lessons on environmental science thanks to Mississippi Power. This week, the company awarded about $12,000 in grant money to be used for equipment, supplies, and class projects.