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Fisher Tapped for Corrections Commissioner
- Gov. Phil Bryant has appointed Marshall Fisher to be commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
Court Revives State Bid to Seize Cash, Machines
- The Alabama Supreme Court is reviving the state's attempt to keep about $94,000 in cash and hundreds of alleged gambling machines seized from a west Alabama gaming center.
Alabama Unemployment Rate Falls in November
- The November jobless rate in Alabama fell from October to November, but state officials say 126,000 people remain unemployed.
Group Targets Bans on Atheists Holding Office
- Some freedom-from-religion advocates are pressing Maryland, Mississippi and five other states to remove provisions from their state constitutions prohibiting people who don't believe in God from holding public office.
National Resource Network
- The National Resource Network is intended to help Meridian in the areas of economic development, education, health care, and other improvements.
Judge Denies Siegelman's Request for Release
- A judge has denied the request of former Alabama governor, Don Siegelman, to be released from prison while he continues to appeal his 2006 bribery conviction.
Bunnay Addresses Rotary Club
- NAS Meridian's commanding officer gave Rotarians a glimpse of on-base training and developments.
Two in Running to Lead Community Colleges
- The Community College Board will meet Thursday to interview two finalists seeking to become the next executive director of the board that oversees Mississippi's 15 two-year colleges.
McCrory Joins Epps in Asking for Trial Delay
- Brandon businessman Cecil McCrory has joined former Mississippi corrections commissioner, Christopher Epps, in asking a judge to delay their Jan. 5 trial date.
Kemper County Seeks Regional Approach to Development
- Kemper County is trying to come up with a plan for economic development and hopes to involve neighboring counties to get the most bang for the buck.
Judge to Rule Quickly on Siegelman's Release
- A judge says he will decide by the end of the week if former Alabama governor, Don Siegelman, should be released from prison while appealing his 2006 bribery conviction.
Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves Involved in Vehicle Crash
- Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves was involved in a vehicle crash Monday in Collins, Miss.
Newton County Repairs E911 System
- Newton County has come up with a fix for its 911 system.
Mississippi Democrats Offer Alternative Budget
- Democrats in the Mississippi Legislature are offering their own budget proposal that they say would pump more money into education.
Bentley Urges Lawmakers to Lead on Budget
- Gov. Robert Bentley is challenging legislators to be leaders as they address the state's budget crisis next year.
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