Visitors from northern states are a common sight in South Mississippi this time of year. They’re affectionately known as snowbirds, and the seasonal residents give the Coast economy, especially the golf courses, a boost during what isn’t typically the peak of tourism season.
All eyes are Mississippi's prison system.The state passed a law in 2014 that overhauled sentencing guidelines and attempted to control corrections costs. A task force is working to keep a check on that progress.
Whitefield Academy is defending its decision to expel freshman student Kayla Kenney after a photo of the teen surfaced on social media showing her wearing a rainbow sweater with a colorful birthday cake.
U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, announced that a date has been set for a ceremony to award former Saints player and ASL advocate Steve Gleason with the Congressional Gold Medal, the highest honor Congress can bestow on a civilian.
Mississippi doesn't require preschool.But the state is pouring more money into those programs. Wednesday's day at the Capitol for the advocates was also about raising awareness of the work being done with the state's little ones.
The Ole Miss men’s basketball team was without two starters Tuesday night, including leading scorer Breein Tyree due to injury. A road test short-handed proved to be a tall order, and the Rebels (9-7, 0-3) fell to the Florida Gators 71-55.