Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Wayne W. Weidie, Rest in Peace (1941-2019)

Longtime Mississippi journalist, congressional staff member, and governmental affairs consultant Wayne William Weidie, 78, died on August 15, 2019 at his residence in Venice,...

Beto O’Rourke: Trump Used ICE to ‘Terrorize’ Mississippi Hispanics

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke knelt down on a patch of grass in a Latino neighborhood in Canton, Miss. A 2-year-old girl dressed in...

The Night Immigration Agents Took Two Madison Children’s Father

JACKSON—Around 2 a.m., Joshua Quinn's phone rang, waking him."They took him! They took him! They took him!" cried the voice of an 11-year-old boy...

‘Shared Belief’: McDaniel Endorses Reeves to Block Medicaid Expansion

Shared opposition to Medicaid expansion in the state spurred Mississippi Sen. Chris McDaniel on Thursday to endorse Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, whose legislative tactics...

Miami Man Sentenced to Two Years in Federal Prison for Aggravated...

Gulfport, Miss. – Jorge Alberto Perez, 57, of Miami, Florida, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Sul Ozerden to 24 months in federal...

Jury Finds in Favor of FBI in Civil Lawsuit Brought by...

Hattiesburg, Miss. – Earlier today, a federal jury in Hattiesburg found that Plaintiff Warren Flowers, a former Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of...

Hinds Democratic Committee Calls Off Special Election

On Aug. 15, The Hinds County Democratic Executive Committee gave an update about a special election for primary irregularities in Precinct 51 on Aug....

OPINION—ICE: You’re Not Welcome in the South

Last week, I dropped my kids off for their first day of school in our small Alabama town of not even 7,000 people. The...

The highest sales tax rates in Mississippi

Staying at a Rankin or Jackson County hotel or eating at a restaurant there can get quite expensive thanks to local tourism taxes. The...

Sen. Chris McDaniel soared to prominence battling establishment Republicans. Now he’s...

Rogelio V. Solis, Associated PressU.S. Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., right, and Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves celebrate Cochran’s runoff election win over state Sen. Chris...