Mississippi state offices close for Confederate Memorial Day

April 29, 2018 in News

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi is closing state government offices for Confederate Memorial Day. The observation happens Monday, one week after the same holiday in Alabama. Confederate Memorial Day in […]

Mississippi, Alabama marking Confederate Memorial Day

April 24, 2017 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – State government offices are closing Monday in Mississippi and Alabama for Confederate Memorial Day. Georgia used to mark the holiday, […]

Mississippi county dropping Confederate Memorial Day

July 10, 2015 in News

(AP) Leflore County government employees will no longer get a day off work at the end of April to observe Confederate Memorial Day. The Board of Supervisors decided Monday to […]