FBI awaiting autopsy on black man found hanged; He was ‘very adamant that he would never take his own life’

March 24, 2015 in News, The Buzz

PORT GIBSON, Miss. (AP) — Roughly a dozen people gathered Monday in downtown Port Gibson, Mississippi, to show support the family of a back man found hanging. Otis Byrd, 54, was […]

AP analysis: Fight over Mississippi’s Baseload Act could affect Entergy

May 12, 2014 in Business, News, Opinion

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has another utility that would like, at least someday, to collect some money for a power plant it hasn’t built yet. Mississippi Power Co. has […]

Port Gibson man charged with murder in shooting death of girlfriend

January 30, 2014 in News, The Buzz

PORT GIBSON, Mississippi (AP) — Authorities say a Port Gibson man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his girlfriend on Monday. Davis will have an initial […]

Kwanzaa: Port Gibson celebrates in grand style

January 3, 2013 in News, Top Stories

By Dr. Jerry Komia Domatob

Contributing Writer

Unlike some communities all over the globe that thirst in vain for Kwanzaa celebrations, in Mississippi it was the city of Port Gibson that stood out as it observed the event with splendid activities.

Gracing the occasion were enthusiastic drumming, inspiring speeches, historical analysis, deep reflection, symbolic rituals, delicious food and pleasantry exchanges which attracted young, old, rich and poor Sunday, Dec. 30….

Man gets life for “church” killing

May 2, 2012 in News, Statewide News, The Buzz

By Monica Land  PORT GIBSON – A homeless man convicted of stabbing his girlfriend to death last year has been sentenced to life in prison. Forty-one-year-old Dexter Watson was convicted […]