Sen. Roger Wicker took the oath of office to fill out the last four years of a vacated term.
Wicker won a special Senate election Tuesday, and will serve out Trent Lott's unexpired term.
He defeated former governor Ronnie Musgrove by a 55 percent to 45 percent margin.
Posted: 08/20/2013 - Gov. Phil Bryant has set the date for a new mayoral election in Hattiesburg.
Posted: 08/11/2013 - Ware asks judge to make him Hattiesburg mayor.