Coast Electric Power Association gets funding

August 16, 2012 in Business, News, Statewide News

From The Mississippi Link Newswire Almost $29 million in Smart Grid Projects Included WASHINGTON – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Mississippi is one of 18 states to receive to loan […]

Choctaw Indians in Pearl River get $1 million water and sewer grant

July 20, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Special To The Mississippi Link CHOCTAW – Trina George, State Director for USDA Rural Development, was in Choctaw this week to celebrate a $1 million grant award to the Mississippi […]

Tyson Foods helps to reduce hunger in Mississippi

June 26, 2012 in Statewide News, Top Stories

JACKSON – (AP) Mississippi has the highest obesity rate in the nation, yet it also has the highest percentage of households unable to afford enough food for a healthy lifestyle. […]

2 injured, HPD K9 killed in wreck

June 25, 2012 in News, Statewide News

News Briefs From Across The State By Monica Land Accident under investigation Two people were injured including a Hattiesburg Police Department officer when an 18-wheeler flipped Wednesday night on Interstate […]

School lunch prices to increase

May 15, 2012 in Education, News

HATTIESBURG – (AP) As Mississippi school districts prepare to implement new federal school lunch rules next year, most also will increase lunch prices. The Forrest County School District will probably […]

Deadline for black farmers lawsuit May 11

May 6, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

By Monica Land  WASHINGTON – For decades, black farmers across the south were unjustly denied farm loans or subjected to longer waits for loan approval because of racism; and as […]

Former USDA employee gets time for stealing $500,000

March 6, 2012 in Business, Buzz Report, News, The Buzz

From The Mississippi Link Newswire WASHINGTON, D.C. – A former office manager has been sentenced to 89 months in prison for bank fraud and aggravated identity theft. Cynthia Cooley, of […]