There was little discussion before senators passed Senate Bill 2536 in a late-night session earlier this week to ban transgender athletes from competing in girls’ or women’s sports in the state's schools and universities.
Mississippi hoisted a new state flag without the Confederate battle emblem on Monday, just over six months after legislators retired the last state banner in the U.S. that included the divisive rebel symbol.
Mississippi police on Monday said a healthy 2-year-old boy who was abandoned with a change of clothes and a note that said, “child abandoned…no phone number for mom” at a Goodwill drop-off has been identified and a suspect was arrested.
A man is wanted by Mississippi police after security footage captured him robbing a bank with his face mask pulled down.
Mississippi on Tuesday voted to replace its state flag, which had been the last one in the U.S. to include an image of the Confederate-themed battle flag.
A sheriff's office in Mississippi said 17 inmates were baptized last week in what they hope will be a "new start."
A bridge inspector was working 120 feet above the Mississippi River when he spotted a distressed dog beneath the deck.
The single design of the magnolia will go on the November ballot. If voters accept the design, it will become the new state flag.
A deputy sheriff from Mississippi has died after saving his 10-year-old son from a rip current off a beach in Florida.
The Mississippi capital named after Andrew Jackson, the seventh president of the United States, voted on Tuesday to remove the former Southern populist's statue from the grounds of City Hall in a 5-to-1 vote.
Mississippi legislators have voted to raucous cheers and applause to remove a Confederate battle emblem from their state flag.
Mississippi lawmakers on Saturday took the first steps toward erasing the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag, a symbol that has come under intensifying criticism in recent weeks amid nationwide protests against racial injustice.
GOP officials in Mississippi on Wednesday proposed replacing the state flag's Confederate battle emblem with the words “In God We Trust,” a call that comes amid nationwide protests over racial injustice.
The Air Force became the first U.S. military branch to select a woman to serve as the highest-ranking noncommissioned officer in the military on Friday.
City council members in Gulfport, Mississippi voted unanimously to take down the state flag, which includes the Confederate battle emblem, from municipal buildings.
The crescendo of calls comes amid protests over the May 25 death of George Floyd, a black man who died after a white police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes, and has reignited discussions over racial equality across the country.
Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves on Thursday condemned a church fire that’s being investigated as an arson. First Pentecostal Church in Holly Springs burned on Wednesday, about a month after it filed a lawsuit challenging city restrictions on gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic.
People living in McComb, Mississippi, have added street work to their Christmas lists after they said the city left them with a gaping pothole, and now they’re using holiday cheer to bring some attention to it.
The force is strong … in Mississippi.