Posted: 04/18/2014 - Developer David Watkins has appealed to Hinds County Chancery Court an order from Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann that he pay $680,000 in fines related to the alleged misuse of bond money.
Posted: 04/17/2014 - Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a bill to legalize a marijuana extract to be used as medicine under tightly controlled circumstances.
Posted: 04/16/2014 - The Mississippi Department of Insurance will drop a lawsuit filed in 2013 against the National Flood Insurance Program.
Updated: 04/16/2014 - U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi has raised more than three times as much campaign cash this year as state Sen. Chris McDaniel, his challenger in the June 3 Republican primary.
Updated: 04/15/2014 - A parents committee, Stand Up for Public Education, is sponsoring a summit and rally Apr. 22 at Sumter Central High School.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - The Mississippi Ethics Commission says public officials' text messages about government business are public records.
Posted: 04/15/2014 - The president of the Mississippi Tea Party is calling on state Republican chairman Joe Nosef to either remain neutral in the Republican U.S. Senate primary or step down.
Updated: 04/12/2014 - The mayor and City Council agree changes must be made within the Civil Service Commission.
Posted: 04/12/2014 - Cochran camp: McDaniel radio talk `embarrassing'.
Updated: 04/12/2014 - State Sen. Videt Carmichael remains hospitalized at University Medical Center in Jackson, but is now alert and off a ventilator.
Posted: 04/11/2014 - A sentencing date has been set for May 14 for James Everett Dutschke.
Posted: 04/11/2014 - A group seeking records about Mississippi Power Co.'s Kemper County power plant will get another chance to persuade a judge to release them.
Posted: 04/11/2014 - Gov. Robert Bentley has signed the education budget for the next fiscal year even though it doesn't contain the teacher pay raise he wanted.
Posted: 04/10/2014 - Gov. Phil Bryant has signed a new law that changes how Mississippi state government collects taxes.
Posted: 04/09/2014 - Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley and other state officials are asking the Council of State Governments Justice Center for help in improving the state's troubled prison system.
Updated: 04/09/2014 - Jackson voters cast ballots Tuesday in a special election to select the city's next mayor, culling a crowded field of 13 candidates down to two.