Red White & Jackson Fireworks Event Set for July 2

June 30, 2015 in Entertainment, News

The City of Jackson will host its annual Red, White & Jackson fireworks show on Thursday, July 2, at Smith Wills Stadium, 1200 Lakeland Drive. The gates will open at 6 p.m. In […]

Latest Mississippi news, sports, business and entertainment

June 29, 2015 in News

MISSISSIPPI-TUNSIL ARRESTED Ole Miss tackle booked in assault case involving stepfather OXFORD, Miss. (AP) – University of Mississippi football coach Hugh Freeze confirms that offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil has been […]

Trevor Moore, 2012 Olympic sailor, missing off Florida coast

June 28, 2015 in News

(AP) The Coast Guard is searching in Biscayne Bay outside Miami for a missing sailor who was a member of the 2012 U.S. Olympic sailing team. Coast Guard officials in […]

Staphylococcus aureus linked to more than 80 sick at Alabama day care

June 26, 2015 in News

(AP) Public health officials say they’ve identified bacteria in food being served at a Montgomery daycare that led to sickness in 86 children. Mary McIntyre of the Alabama Department of […]

Mississippi flag temporarily removed at Hattiesburg city buildings

June 26, 2015 in News

(AP) The Mississippi flag, which includes a Confederate battle emblem, was temporarily removed Thursday from most municipal buildings in one of the largest cities in the state. Hattiesburg Mayor Johnny […]

More than 35 children hospitalized after getting sick at Alabama day care

June 24, 2015 in Health, News

(AP) State health officials are evaluating food that was served at a Montgomery day care after dozens of children were hospitalized with an undisclosed illness. Merrill South of Baptist Health […]

MLK motel in Alabama named to ‘most endangered’ list

June 24, 2015 in News

(AP) Preservationists say an abandoned Birmingham motel with ties to the civil rights movement is among the nation’s most threatened historic places. The National Trust for Historic Preservation is including […]

Mississippi officials split on Confederate battle emblem

June 24, 2015 in News

(AP) Mississippi officials are expressing differing opinions about whether to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag: ____ Democratic U.S. Rep. Bennie Thompson, the only black member of […]