Today's Top Stories

The Mississippi Humanities Council was founded in the 1970s following President Lyndon B. Johnson’s creation of the National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities.

Nearly $100 million in downtown Jackson development is on hold, in part, because of the uncertainty of the state’s historic tax credit program.

Madison’s top cop still enjoys work after close to a quarter of century with the force

Leukemia foundation preparing for benefit auction

With SOME schools beginning as early as August 4, Northside schools are preparing for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year by upgrading facilities, adding new classrooms and offices, and completing maintenance for this year’s students.

Revenue shortfall could translate into cuts, more taxes

Chief Gene Waldrop

Madison’s top cop still enjoys work after close to a quarter of century with the force

He started taking courses at Delta State University, and even the University of Virginia. But the safety of Mississippians was Chief Gene Waldrop’s calling.

Higher Taxes?

Revenue shortfall could translate into cuts, more taxes

Jackson is projected to have an $18 million revenue shortfall in its water and sewer budget, and could have to raise taxes to make up for it, at least according to one city councilman.

UMMC Projects

More than $100 million of construction Under way at medical center

Almost $140 million in new construction reaches toward the skies over the University of Mississippi Medical Center, with three major projects scheduled for completion by summer 2017.

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