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  • By RICARDO ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON — They may not agree on much else, but there’s a change to Medicare that President Barack Obama and Republicans both support: Expand a […]

    Medicare Changes Worry Seniors

    By RICARDO ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON — They may not agree on much else, but there’s a change to Medicare that President Barack Obama and Republicans both support: Expand a […]
  • PRESS RELEASE SMITHVILLE, Miss. — At the Town of Smithville’s Employee Recognition dinner, Mayor Gregg Kennedy announced his intentions to run for re-election. As a result of the EF5 tornado […]

    Smithville’s Kennedy to Run Again

    PRESS RELEASE SMITHVILLE, Miss. — At the Town of Smithville’s Employee Recognition dinner, Mayor Gregg Kennedy announced his intentions to run for re-election. As a result of the EF5 tornado […]
  • PRESS RELEASE NETTLETON, Miss. — Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced that the Public Service Commission yesterday unanimously approved the first in a series of filings with the Federal Communications […]

    PSC Begins Push for Improved Cell Service

    PRESS RELEASE NETTLETON, Miss. — Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley announced that the Public Service Commission yesterday unanimously approved the first in a series of filings with the Federal Communications […]
  • STARKVILLE, Miss.– A Mississippi State University researcher is part of an international team that has described the first “gold-standard” genome sequence for cotton. Published in the Dec. 20 issue of […]

    MSU Researcher Published in ‘Nature’

    STARKVILLE, Miss.– A Mississippi State University researcher is part of an international team that has described the first “gold-standard” genome sequence for cotton. Published in the Dec. 20 issue of […]
  • STARKVILLE, Miss.–As faithful Mississippi State University football fans prepare for the Bulldogs’ third consecutive post-season bowl game, many are headed to the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jan. […]

    Gator Bowl Fan Info Released

    STARKVILLE, Miss.–As faithful Mississippi State University football fans prepare for the Bulldogs’ third consecutive post-season bowl game, many are headed to the TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Fla. The Jan. […]
  • JACKSON – Enough vegetables, including broccoli, mustard and turnip greens, are being harvested now at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman to feed the 12,000-plus offenders in the three main […]

    Harvests Paying Off for State Prisons

    JACKSON – Enough vegetables, including broccoli, mustard and turnip greens, are being harvested now at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman to feed the 12,000-plus offenders in the three main […]
  • WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI) — Drivers in West Point soon will be greeted by a new message when they travel on busy Highway 45 Alternate. And city officials hope it’s […]

    West Point Market Efforts Pick Up Steam

    WEST POINT, Miss. (WCBI) — Drivers in West Point soon will be greeted by a new message when they travel on busy Highway 45 Alternate. And city officials hope it’s […]
  • The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality(MDEQ) has awarded the Three Rivers Solid Waste Management Authority a solid waste assistance grant of $60,000 that will be used for household hazardous waste […]

    3 Rivers Gets Waste Collection Grant

    The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality(MDEQ) has awarded the Three Rivers Solid Waste Management Authority a solid waste assistance grant of $60,000 that will be used for household hazardous waste […]
  • GOLDEN TRIANGLE, Miss. (WCBI)-Hundreds of business owners from Clay, Lowndes, and Oktibbeha County gathered together at the LINK Luncheon. The event was hosted by East Mississippi Community College where folks […]

    LINK Luncheon at East Mississippi Community College

    GOLDEN TRIANGLE, Miss. (WCBI)-Hundreds of business owners from Clay, Lowndes, and Oktibbeha County gathered together at the LINK Luncheon. The event was hosted by East Mississippi Community College where folks […]
  • STARKVILLE, Miss. –Future economic growth and new jobs will come from advances in science and engineering, according to a recent study by the National Research Council. Mississippi State and major […]

    Reports Detail MSU’s Economic Development Role

    STARKVILLE, Miss. –Future economic growth and new jobs will come from advances in science and engineering, according to a recent study by the National Research Council. Mississippi State and major […]
  • [bitsontherun SvuMU2W5] LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) — The community-owned grocery store may be a fading part of the retail landscape but one North Mississippi company is keeping it alive. The Triple […]

    Video: Company Keeps Family Grocery Alive

    [bitsontherun SvuMU2W5] LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) — The community-owned grocery store may be a fading part of the retail landscape but one North Mississippi company is keeping it alive. The Triple […]
  • TUPELO, Miss. — As the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues to provide a safe, efficient and sustainable intermodal transportation network for the traveling public, below is a list of […]

    State Updates Road Progress in North Mississippi

    TUPELO, Miss. — As the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues to provide a safe, efficient and sustainable intermodal transportation network for the traveling public, below is a list of […]
  • [bitsontherun kcMBURO6] COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Columbus is officially looking for a new financial officer. The city council officially accepted Chief Financial Officer Mike Bernsen’s resignation during Tuesday’s (12/18) meeting. […]

    Video: Columbus Looking For A New Financial Officer

    [bitsontherun kcMBURO6] COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – Columbus is officially looking for a new financial officer. The city council officially accepted Chief Financial Officer Mike Bernsen’s resignation during Tuesday’s (12/18) meeting. […]
  • [bitsontherun cLAT1omG] COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – A Columbus neighborhood soon could see some relief and some of the city’s most-pressing equipment needs will be met. The City Council approved borrowing up […]

    Video: $1.2 Million Loan Approved

    [bitsontherun cLAT1omG] COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – A Columbus neighborhood soon could see some relief and some of the city’s most-pressing equipment needs will be met. The City Council approved borrowing up […]
  • [bitsontherun OUy75aBX] STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Starkville aldermen narrowly reject an effort to reverse course on an $8 million partnership that could lead to a new police department and city hall. […]

    Video: Starkville Aldermen Reject Call for Reversal of City’s Building Plans

    [bitsontherun OUy75aBX] STARKVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) – Starkville aldermen narrowly reject an effort to reverse course on an $8 million partnership that could lead to a new police department and city hall. […]
  • by Michaela Morris/NEMS Daily Journal TUPELO – The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved redrawn Tupelo ward lines. The city’s next step will be updating voters on how the changes […]

    Tupelo Approves New Ward Lines

    by Michaela Morris/NEMS Daily Journal TUPELO – The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved redrawn Tupelo ward lines. The city’s next step will be updating voters on how the changes […]
  • [bitsontherun 7fQSo9U8] TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – Tupelo’s booming tennis community soon will have more room to grow. The city council is expected to award a $544,000 contract to Worsham Brothers […]

    Video: New Tennis Courts To Be Approved in Tupelo

    [bitsontherun 7fQSo9U8] TUPELO, Miss. (WCBI) – Tupelo’s booming tennis community soon will have more room to grow. The city council is expected to award a $544,000 contract to Worsham Brothers […]
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    Nominate Your Employer

    In defense of civilian employers.
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    Video: MSU Athletes Ring The Bell

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  • [bitsontherun dgPV5GE7] By The Associated Press CORINTH — Package stores and by-the-drink sales in restaurants will be regulated in Corinth’s proposed liquor ordinance. The Daily Corinthian reports that the board […]

    Video: Corinth Passes Draft Liquor Ordinance

    [bitsontherun dgPV5GE7] By The Associated Press CORINTH — Package stores and by-the-drink sales in restaurants will be regulated in Corinth’s proposed liquor ordinance. The Daily Corinthian reports that the board […]
  • [bitsontherun GzxADNxD] COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — A large hole in Columbus largest shopping center is about to be filled. Sears Home Store and Ross Dress for Less are moving into […]

    Video: Sears Home Store, Ross Dress for Less Coming

    [bitsontherun GzxADNxD] COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) — A large hole in Columbus largest shopping center is about to be filled. Sears Home Store and Ross Dress for Less are moving into […]
  • By Jeff Amy/The Associated Press JACKSON — Mississippi Power Co.’s $2.8 billion Kemper County power plant is one step closer to legal clearance. Company spokesman Jeff Shepard tells The Associated […]

    Judge Rejects Challenge to Kemper Power Plant

    By Jeff Amy/The Associated Press JACKSON — Mississippi Power Co.’s $2.8 billion Kemper County power plant is one step closer to legal clearance. Company spokesman Jeff Shepard tells The Associated […]
  • [bitsontherun Mctl4UvU] By The Associated Press JACKSON — A north Mississippi mayor accused of misusing taxpayer money was indicted Tuesday on three charges. Southaven Mayor Greg Davis faces one count […]

    Video: Southaven Mayor Indicted for Misuse of Funds

    [bitsontherun Mctl4UvU] By The Associated Press JACKSON — A north Mississippi mayor accused of misusing taxpayer money was indicted Tuesday on three charges. Southaven Mayor Greg Davis faces one count […]
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