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EPA response to Mississippi Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson over...
Andi Davis
August 16, 2019
In a Facebook post, Mississippi Ag Commissioner Andy Gipson shared the letter he received from the Environmental Protection Agency. Gipson said, “I appreciate the United States EPA’s response to my requests, one step in the...
Unemployment rate rises, but number of jobs hits all-time...
Steven Gagliano
August 16, 2019
The latest report from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security shows that the state’s unemployment rate rose to 5.1% in July, which represents a .1% increase from the previous month.  The July 2019 rate is .4%...
Arrests made after school shooting threats in Oxford, Pontotoc
Steven Gagliano
August 16, 2019
Arrests have been made after threats against several schools in North Mississippi circulated on social media last night.  In a post shared to the Pontotoc High School Facebook page, a message warned of shootings at...
Gulf Coast businesses may qualify for SBA economic injury...
Andi Davis
August 16, 2019
Information provided by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Due to the Harmful Algal Bloom on the Mississippi Gulf Coast and the additional water contact warnings issued by the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Governor Phil...
Reeves receives McDaniel’s endorsement in Governor’s race
Steven Gagliano
August 15, 2019
State Senator and former U.S. Senate candidate Chris McDaniel has thrown his support behind Tate Reeves ahead of the upcoming runoff election in the Republican Gubernatorial primary. Reeves faces former Chief Justice Bill Waller Jr....
MDE: Achievement on statewide tests reaches all-time high
Steven Gagliano
August 15, 2019
The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) has released the statewide results from the 2018-19 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP), which shows student achievement has reached an all-time high in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics....
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