Mississippi imposing nation’s toughest 15-week abortion ban

March 19, 2018 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is poised to sign the nation’s strictest abortion restrictions into law, and the state’s only abortion […]

Severe storms expected Sunday, Monday

March 18, 2018 in News

PEARL, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi authorities are urging residents to prepare for potential severe storms Sunday through Monday. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said Saturday that the National Weather Service […]

Students, families devote spring break to learning and worship during Church of God in Christ 2018 “The Heart of Leadership” Conference and Workers Meeting

March 15, 2018 in Religion

The Mississippi Link Newswire Students and families from across Central Mississippi spent one day of spring break learning how to be effective leaders and advance their local communities. The Mississippi […]

Interior Department announces civil rights grants

March 12, 2018 in Business

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Four Deep South states are getting nearly $6 million to preserve sites and highlight stories related to the African-American struggle for equality in the 20th century. […]

Breaking News: U.S. Senator Thad Cochran is resigning because of health problems

March 5, 2018 in News

BY EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Longtime Republican Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, told The Associated Press on Monday that […]


June 9, 2017 in News, Statewide News

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice to the public of its intent to reimburse eligible applicants for eligible costs to repair or replace facilities damaged by Severe […]

The Latest: Child dies from electric shock in floodwater

April 30, 2017 in News

CANTON, Texas (AP) – The Latest on severe weather in parts of the U.S. (all times local): 7:55 p.m. Authorities in Mississippi have confirmed the death of a second person […]

Health Department: 2nd Mississippi child dies of flu in 2017

April 19, 2017 in Health

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – State health officials say a south Mississippi child has died of influenza – the second pediatric flu death of the year. The Health Department released information […]