A South Mississippi representative will lead the state House Appropriations Committee. Speaker Philip Gunn announced John Read of Gautier will be the new chairman. He replaces Herb Frierson of Poplarville, who resigned earlier this year to become Commissioner of Revenue.
Ole Miss came in 7th this year for “Party School” in Princeton Review’s 2017 survey of top 381 colleges and 19th for having the most beautiful campus. LSU students were less than impressed with their professors.
We know there are serious flaws in the system meant to protect Mississippi’s children. The relatively new Child Protective Services is a step in the right direction. But there remains a veil of secrecy over CPS, youth courts and parental-rights hearings. State Rep. Richard Bennett and state Sen. Sean Tindell say they’re committed to lifting that veil, an effort we are solidly behind.
Kacey Peterson of Dolly's Quick Stop shares an emotional story of a man with only $50 to spend after Hurricane Katrina. Dolly's opened two days after Katrina made landfall in South Mississippi, becoming a safe haven for Hancock Countians.
He only had $50 after Katrina -- here's why he spent it at Dolly's
Community members conduct peaceful protest in Moss Point
Biloxi Shuckers pitcher makes strong return after brother's death
Quality Bakery tries to get back to work after Katrina