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Governors Meet with Mayors,Tribal Chief

Updated: 11/09/2011 - The governors of Mississippi and Alabama joined other leaders in Meridian for a summit on strategies that would help the region best address its challenges.

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Lawsuit Over Long Lines Withdrawn

Updated: 11/09/2011 - There was controversy during Thursday's elections in Lauderdale County, long lines and complaints of not enough voting machines.

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Ballot Mix-Up in Kemper County

Posted: 11/09/2011 - Kemper County officials are trying to determine how many people voted in the House District 42 race when they should have voted in District 43.

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Abramoff Admits Using Choctaw Money in Alabama

Posted: 11/09/2011 - Convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff writes in his new book that he spent $20 million from the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians to defeat gambling expansion in Alabama.

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Big Turnout Leads to Long Lines

Posted: 11/09/2011 - Multiple precincts in Lauderdale County had long waits as voters flocked to the polls Tuesday.

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Personhood Initiative Gets Voters to Polls

Updated: 11/08/2011 - An initiative to amend the Mississippi Constitution to say that life, and human rights, begin at fertilization was on the general election ballot. Elections officials say this issue, more than any other, brought bigger crowds to the polls Tuesday.

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Statewide Elections in Mississippi

Updated: 11/08/2011 - Mississippi voters are preparing to elect a new governor, fill all 174 legislative seats and decide three ballot initiatives, including one that could provoke a national legal battle over abortion.

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Bentley Wants Simpler Immigration Law

Posted: 11/08/2011 - Gov. Robert Bentley says Alabama's new immigration law is complicated and he wants the state legislature to simplify it.

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Industrial Park Tenants Speak Out

Posted: 11/07/2011 - Business owners brought their concerns about a possible location of a solid waste transfer station to the Lauderdale County board of supervisors Monday.

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Personhood Amendment Emotional for Mississippi Voters

Updated: 11/05/2011 - Mississippi's Personhood Initiative seems to have stirred up more emotion than any other item on the Nov. 8 ballot. Even some people who are pro-life don't want to see the amendment pass.

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Voter ID Initiative on Nov. 8 Ballot

Updated: 11/03/2011 - The Voter ID Initiative would require that voters show photo identification in order to cast a ballot. The Mississippi Legislature has been unable to pass such a law. But voters might do it Tuesday.

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A Look at the Personhood Initiative

Updated: 11/02/2011 - Perhaps the most emotional of three initiatives on the Nov. 8 ballot is the one seeking to define 'person' to include every human being from the moment of fertilization, cloning, or the equivalent.

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