The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) has hired a new deputy director for their agency. Officials there said Jim McArthur brings to MDA nearly 20 years of experience in business development, marketing and economic development. […]
Long before Kathy Griffin was languishing on the D-list, Roseanne Barr was calling herself a domestic goddess and Joan Rivers was asking audiences if they could talk, wild-haired housewife-turned-comedian Phyllis Diller was dishing one-liners about her husband, Fang.
Mississippi’s Attorney General Jim Hood said Wednesday evening that two business owners have been arrested for over charging customers during Hurricane Isaac.
The first arrest occurred in Jackson when Rajinder Singh, 50, of Madison was arrested at his place of business, Fuel Time Gas Station, on Bullard Street. […]
Authorities said a Greenwood man accused of raping his ex-girlfriend on several different occasions is scheduled for his preliminary hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 5.
Demetrius Harley, 35, is being held without bond on seven counts of sexual battery, two counts of possession of a weapon by a felon and shooting into a dwelling. […]
Officials in Meridian and Lauderdale County want details from the Justice Department to back up its allegations local students’ rights have been violated by jailing them for school infractions.
Earlier this month the Justice Department said officials in east Mississippi operate a “school-to-prison pipeline” that incarcerated students – mostly black and disabled – for minor school disciplinary infractions, including dress code violations and using profanity.
A former Hancock County Road Superintendent has pleaded guilty to bribery conspiracy in federal court along with his wife and two brothers.
Roger Ladner, 56, his wife, Sharon Frances Ladner, 53, and his brothers Billy Wayne Ladner, 55, and Donald Ray Ladner, 57, all of Kiln, entered that plea in U.S. District Court and will be sentenced to prison on Nov. 14 in Gulfport. […]
Police in suburban Dallas say they’re citing country star Randy Travis for simple assault after he got involved in a couple’s argument.
Plano police Officer David Tilley said Friday, Aug. 24, that a woman and her estranged husband were arguing Thursday night in a church parking lot. He says Travis apparently knows the woman and got involved. […]
While shelters are filling up in Hancock County, emergency management officials in Harrison and Jackson counties have ordered a mandatory evacuation.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center said the storm’s center – with winds near 80 mph – reached land at 6:45 p.m. Tuesday in Plaquemines Parish, about 90 miles southeast of New Orleans.